Today, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), the assembler and distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia, announced today the launch of its 10th generation Corolla, the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis. The long awaited model finally made it’s debut in a media preview at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center here today.
The Toyota Corolla is known to be one of the world best selling model lines with over 30 million units sold in more than 140 countries. Since it was first introduced in 1966, the Toyota Corolla has undergone nine model changes.
“The evolution in this “ Global Car” sees a lot of improvement to meet the change in the Corolla customers’ demand. The Toyota Corolla Altis was first introduced to the Malaysian market in 2001 and from its introduction till 2007 we have sold a total of 30,787 units,” said Mr Kuah Kock Heng, Managing Director of UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd. (UMW Toyota).
Speaking about the redesigned Toyota Corolla Altis, Mr Kuah said “Significant improvements have been made to this 10th generation Corolla model, both interior and exterior, making it bolder and more youthful in appearance. This new model has all the hallmarks of a Toyota – quality, safety, reliability, performance and excellent value.”
Completely redesigned, the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis brings a new standard of automotive excellence in this class of cars. At the heart of the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis is the concept of offering customers a dynamic and advanced sedan with luxurious styling. Built on a new platform, the car has been improved in every area to offer better comfort, space and quality.