Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Toyota Fortuner launched in India

Leading Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota has launched its premium SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) model, Toyota Fortuner in Indian market. Toyota has launched only one variant of Toyota Fortuner which is powered by the 3.0L, 2982cc, Direct Injection Common Rail Diesel engine with five speed manual transmission gearbox. This variant of Toyota Fortuner is available with 4 WD (Four Wheel Drive) option. And if this variant will get succeed in Indian market then Toyota will think about the launch of its other variants like with automatic transmission variants and petrol variants. Toyota has has launched Toyota Fortuner to make it position strong also in the premium SUV segment that currently dominated by the Honda CRV, Chevrolet Captiva, Ford Endeavour and Mitsubishi Outlander. So that Toyota has launched this SUV with the highly competitive price of Rs 18.45 lacs (as ex-showroom prices in New Delhi) for this segment. This competitive price which is much lower than Honda CRV and Mitsubishi Outlander surely gives good start to Toyota Fortuner in Indian market. Toyota Fortuner is the most awaited SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) in Indian market since Toyota announced about the launch of Toyota Fortuner in Indian market as in premium SUV segment the option was very limited and only three vehicles - Honda CRV, Chevrolet Captiva and Mitsubishi Outlander is available before this. Also Toyota Fortuner had already been launched in Global market and it got huge success because of its advanced features, luxuries, safety, sporty and stylish look that are available at very competitive price range. Toyota Fortuner is a power machine which is equipped with very powerful engine that offers high engine perfotrmance and excellent accleration that makes it able to cross the 100kmph mark in just 9.66 seconds and to touch the top speed mark of 176kmph.

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