Toyota Launches the All NEW Innova & Fortuner at Delhi Auto Expo 2012

Indore , India (PressExposure) January 06, 2012 -- • All New Innova Launched
• All New Fortuner launched - now also available in AT and MT 2WD
• New refreshed variant line up of Etios, Etios Liva, Altis Easy Seat, Prius, Camry, LC 200
• Toyota's theme for the Expo this year - "Harmony in Motion"

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) today launched the New Innova and New Fortuner at the Delhi Auto Expo 2012. Toyota's theme for the auto expo this year - harmony in motion - reflects the company's constant effort to bring joy to their customers and develop a harmonious relationship. Also a part of the attractive line up of vehicles displayed at the expo were an array of new offerings on each of the existing models - New Etios , New Etios Liva, Altis Easy Seat, New Prius, New Camry and the New LC 200.

The new Innova is priced between Rs. 9, 40,200/- to Rs.13, 19,000/- ex-showrooms Delhi
The new Fortuner is priced at:-

Model Price (ex-showroom Delhi)
4X2 MT 19, 99,000/-
4X2 AT 20, 69,000/-
4X4 MT 20, 99,000/-

The new Innova comes with an aura of prestige and luxury that makes it stand out even more. The New Innova is the next stage of evolution in luxury and comfort.

The new Added features are as follows:

Exteriors and Styling: The new Innova comes with a prestigious looking front grill, new warp around headlamps, fog lamps, new design alloy wheels and a newly designed bumper that enhances the exteriors and luxurious image of the vehicle. New rocker molding and three dimensional fog lamp adds to the sporty appearance. The new sharper and wider rear garnish with embossed model name comes with a hidden camera. A firm stance with a sportier, more dynamic design puts the new Innova in a league of its own.

Interiors and Luxury: The interior of the New Innova has also been spruced up to add to the comfort and luxury. The new interiors score high on aesthetics and yet keep the thoughtfulness that characterizes the vehicle. From the appealing colours of the upholstery to the leather - wrapped steering wheel, its one royal ride on board the New Innova. The light colour design with horizontal flow theme, dual tone seat covers and dark wood finish interiors offers you a wide variety to choose from. The new luxury features offered include Touch screen , DVD, Display Audio with USB , Aux and Bluetooth, steering wheel with audio, MID and Bluetooth control switches.

The New Fortuner the undisputed leader in its segment and the Real Urban SUV takes style and sophisticated luxury to a new level.

2WD and 4WD - The New Fortuner has been introduced in 2WD with 5 speed manual transmission and 2WD with 4 speed automatic transmission. The New Fortuner is available with a 3.0 litre D-4D Diesel engine in 4WD and 2WD. The full time 4WD with 5 speed manual transmission allows you to master that much needed power to manoeuvre all types of terrain while the 2WD with 5 speed manual transmission gives you a smoother driving experience in city conditions. The 2WD with 4 speed automatic transmission lets you cruise ahead conveniently even in congested city traffic while the 4WD gives the much needed power for all types of terrain.

Exteriors - The New Fortuner with its longitudinally flowing front bold design, boldly carved new inverted trapezoidal grill and imposing presence gives you a distinctively new look. The Automatic HID headlamps, new sophisticated alloy wheels and body coloured ORVM with turn signal indicators enhance the stylish exteriors. The new Fortuner also comes with clear -lens rear combination lamps, sharper and wider rear garnish with embossed model name and a back camera housed under it, for easy city driving.

Interiors - The interiors get a luxurious look with black wood finish. Luxury features like the 2DIN 6"Touch screen, DVD, Display Audio with USB, Aux & Bluetooth are offered in the New Fortuner. The leather wrapped wood finished steering wheel bring the audio, Bluetooth and multi-information controls to your -fingertips. A 6-way power adjust driver seat makes it a more convenient and comfortable ride. With this the "Real Urban SUV" now gets the cutting edge.

Commenting on the Launch of the New Innova and New Fortuner, Mr. Hiroshi Nakagawa, Managing Director, TKM, said "The Innova and Fortuner are very important vehicles in our Toyota line up and have played a very important role in the growth of sales and expansion of operations of Toyota in India. The Innova is based on Toyota's IMV platform - International Innovative Multipurpose Vehicle - which is also used for the Fortuner. Toyota initiated the IMV project to achieve a global manufacturing and supply system for utility vehicles. Vehicles on this platform are manufactured by various plants of Toyota located in different countries and sold across the globe, resulting in economies of scale. With the New Innova and New Fortuner we will serve our customers better and enhance the ownership experience manifold. "

Commenting on the Launch of the New Innova and New Fortuner, Mr. Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director - Marketing, TKM, said " Innova our flagship model introduced in 2005 went on to become a great success. Innova was way ahead of its time in the Indian Auto Industry at the time of its launch. The Innova owes its popularity to the new benchmarks it set in terms of space, packaging, engine and highway driving. An MUV that came in with a sedan like feel, the Innova redefined the segment by attracting customers from the MUV segment and also the passenger car segment. Customers trust and love for the Innova is reposed by more than Three Lakh Innova customers across the country. The New Innova is aimed at providing more comfort, style and prestige that enhances its versatile nature, practicality and luxurious image.

The Toyota Fortuner has proven to be another success story of Toyota vehicles in India. The combination of luxury, reliability, proven off road capabilities and road presence has made it a popular choice as family vehicle and off roader alike. The Fortuner that is highly appreciated for it's off-road capabilities is now also available in 2WD variant in Automatic and Manual transmission. This will enable us to reach out to more customers and offer them a wider choice to choose from. The New Fortuner also comes with significant interior and exterior changes in line with the latest customer's choice and preferences. We look forward to serving many more customers with the all new Innova and Fortuner."

Overview of TKM:
Company name Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited
Managing Director Hiroshi Nakagawa
Equity participation TMC: 89%, Kirloskar group: 11%
Number of employees Approx. 6,000 +
Land area Aprox. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)
Building area 74,000 m2

Overview of TKM 1st Plant
Established October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)
Location Suburb of Bangalore, Karnataka State
Products Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India.
Camry, Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.
Annual production capacity Approx. 90,000 units

Overview of TKM 2nd Plant
Location On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka State)
Products Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva (Petrol & Diesel)
Start of production December 2010
Annual production capacity 1,20,000 units

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