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2014 Toyota Corolla Featured a Mercedes-Benz V6 Until Last Week...

The obviously faux information in the title isn't a (very) late April Fools Day joke, but came straight from the official Toyota website for their American branch.
Screenshot from the Toyota Website. 1 photo
Photo: Jalopnik
Despite the Japanese making it rather clear in almost every official text about the 2014 Corolla, the persons in charge of the Toyota USA website had no idea about the 1.8-liter inline four cylinders found under the hood of the world's best sold car nameplate.

Actually, we're just being mean, it was apparently just a mistake that had a rather snowballing effect according to a Toyota spokesman, quoted by Automotive News: “A supplier developing site content used the image of the Benz V-6 engine as a placeholder during the production process. The image made it through the revision process without being replaced. The image has been removed.”

The image above represents a screenshot made by Jalopnik back when the glitch was still viewable on the Toyota website. The engine circled in yellow is a Mercedes-Benz three-liter V6, turbocharged diesel engine, internally-codenamed OM642 and found in different versions on a number of current three-pointed star models.

Story via Automotive News/Jalopnik
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About the author: Alex Oagana
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the autoevolution.com project.
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