Toyota is refreshing Corolla for 2021 and the range also includes the Apex Edition trim. Only 6,000 units will be produced. The package consists of a tuned chassis and suspension and optional tires. CarSwitch.com, an online marketplace to sell your car in Dubai, did some research to share the details with you.
2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Engine and Performance
A total of 120 units will boast a six-speed stick and others will come with a continuously variable transmission. It is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 169 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. The engine features a special cat-back exhaust system and when it will work in conjunction with continuously variable transmission. It will be available on XSE and SE models and the manual transmission will be based on the later.
2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Exterior
It flaunts bronze and black exterior accents and has a special body kit that changes the side moldings, front end, and other parts. A unique trunk-lid spoiler is optional. The Apex Edition will be available in three exterior colors including a gray version dubbed cement with a black sand pearl roof, a super white variant with a black top, and black sand pearl.
The upcoming Toyota Corolla compact car features 18-inch wheels with a glossy black finish. Depending on the market, they can be covered with all-season tires or you can alternatively go for summer rubber. The car also comes with stiffer springs that lower it by over half an inch. These coils are mated with unique shock absorbers and this should improve the vehicle’s steering feel and handling. The Apex Edition also features special jounce bumpers and solid stabilizer bars. The ride also offers unique tuning for the power-steering system and this should lead to a sportier drive.
2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Safety Tech
The sedan is also equipped with rear side airbags for improved safety. Depending on the model, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert may or may not be standard. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 is standard and it includes road-sign recognition, automatic high beams, and lane-departure warning amongst other things. The model will also ship with Android Auto, along with Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa.
2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Price And Availability
The Corolla Apex Edition will enter manufacturing in September. Pricing details are not official yet and should surface when the launch inches closer. For reference, the SE and XSE trim levels start at $23,230 and $26,680, respectively, without the sport package. The car is expected to go on sale this fall. It will be a great option for those looking for affordable and reliable racing experience.
That’s all we know about the limited edition sporty version of Toyota Corolla at the moment.