Mostly likely, the new ES will ride on Toyota’s new TNGA platform, which underpins the new Avalon, Corolla and Prius. Autoblog believes that the car will be a front-wheel drive family sedan, unlike the sporty rear-wheel drive GS.
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While that makes me sad, I do think the new ES looks pretty sleek. The Predator-grille is still there, of course, but its face looks like it’s halfway through being warped through a wormhole. When I drive it, I will be one with the c o s m o s.
Hopefully what’s under the hood will also include an optional something something with eight cylinders and two turbochargers.