Proof there are a few artists at Toyota and they indeed look at more than Consumer Reports to know what to create next is the new 2022 Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition.

Offering a collection of fashionable styling features and accents, this is a Highlander that might actually turn a few heads. Telling us that an air of sophistication was of the hive mind, they will be offering the Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition an exclusive shade of Cement shown here and also Wind Chill Pearl, a new color for the 2022 Highlander.

Most striking and notable are its bronze colored 18-inch alloy wheels. Based on the Hybrid XLE grade, unique standard features of the new Bronze Edition include some of the most popular features buyers want including a power liftgate and LED headlamps, foglamps and taillamps.

The interior is really where the money is at with a full custom treatment that makes this special edition stand apart from the rest.

With a mid-century modern theme, there are yards of bronze accent stitching, illuminated bronze door sills, and bright SofTex simulated leather seat surfaces with an artistic tailored, quilted, and padded center pattern with bronze accent stripe.

With a modern ambiance brought by the light colored seat trim design and bronze stitching are bronze finished door sills. In the dash comes a full list of technological features including a two-dial instrument cluster with color digital information screen at the center and full climate control.

Infotaiment features the expected connectivity and audio functionality from its colorful touchscreen interface. There is an upgraded digital rearview mirro which projects a camera image for a wider view, a 1500-watt AC outlet and LED ambient lighting throughout. You also get unique embroidered floor mats.

Like the Toyota Venza crossover, the Highlander Bronze Edition will feature exclusively a hybrid powertrain. Consisting of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors for FWD models and an additional electric motor for AWD versions.

The highly efficient gas engine features VVT-i variable cams timing. a variable cooling system with electric water pump and electric thermostat, and a fully variable oil pump. On both FWD and AWD models, the 2022 Highlander Bronze Edition is expected to return up to 36 combined mpg.

The 2022 Toyota Highlander Bronze Edition should begin arriving at dealerships this summer.