New Toyota Vehicle Unveiled Monday

The world is getting its first look today at a vehicle set to be made in central Kentucky.

Toyota unveiled its new crossover vehicle, the Venza on Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

The Venza is a five passenger vehicle and will be built on the Camry platform a the Georgetown production plant. It isn't a hybrid vehicle, but will be what Toyota calls a "unique blend of sedan and sport utility vehicle."

Workers in Georgetown already build the Camry, Camry Solara and Avalon models.


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  • by Who Cares Location: Lexington on Jan 14, 2008 at 05:22 PM
    Toyota, all they did was take jobs from US owned manufactures. In addition, what happend to that once mythed quality they had. Not even the biased media say they are tops anymore. How about Ford being in KY for decades in Louisville? Also, did Ford beat Toyota overall in '07 for quality? Yes for those central Ky brainwashed toyota buyers. Look at Ford, you'll see the best quality, value and look today. Stop buying Toyotas, they are ugly, expensive and most important, they are owned by a non- American company. Wake up people that buy on name, you are not near as smart as you think you are.
  • by Mary Location: Eastern Ky on Jan 14, 2008 at 03:09 PM
    A group of good old Eastern Ky boys were on the team that was involved with the making of this new vehicle & it makes me very proud. Zatoichi can hold your comments until you can see the performance of this vehicle. I think its very beautiful & from knowing the ones on the team that are responsible for it I am betting it has outstanding performance. Good going Greg & team!!!!
  • by Zatoichi Location: Richmond on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:23 AM
    Kind of looks like any of twenty different brands of SUV's already on the road. So what?

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