Toyota has created a special edition Corolla range for 2005 – the Corolla Colour Collection.

The new models, on sale from 1 January, are based on the Corolla T3 grade and are finished in Silver Steel metallic. Three and five-door, saloon and estate versions are available with a choice of 1.4 and 1.6 VVT-i petrol or 2.0 D-4D diesel power, according to body style.

The prices include the metallic paint finish and range from £10,995 for the 1.4 VVT-i three-door model to £14,495 for the 2.0 D-4D estate.

Key features of the Colour Collection specification include: driver, front passenger, front side and curtain airbags, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), four-speaker sound system with CD player, air conditioning, electric windows and door mirrors, front fog lamps and 15-inch alloy wheels.

In addition, the hatchback models come with a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gearshift, carbon fibre-style trim details, ancillary audio controls mounted on the steering wheel, side skirts and a rear air dam.