2013-01-18 07:52:36 - The Toyota Fortuner, the segment leader, was launched on August 24, 2009 and since then has sold more than 41,000 units.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Introduces Fortuner with a
5 speed Automatic Transmission
• Popular Fortuner TRD Sportivo Limited Edition now available as a regular grade
• All New Pearl White Mica colour available in all grades
January: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today introduced the Fortuner, with a 5 speed Automatic Transmission. The new transmission provides enhanced drive feel and comfort. Looking at the overwhelming demand and popularity of the Fortuner TRD Sportivo, the Limited Edition has now been introduced as a regular grade.
Fortuner TRD Sportivo
Fortuner TRD Sportivo is aerodynamically designed by TRD. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo is for all those SUV enthusiasts looking out for a sporty look.
The Fortuner TRD Sportivo comes with the following
features - Aerodynamically designed front bumper spoiler, aerodynamically designed rear roof spoiler, stylishly designed TRD Sportivo emblem and rear bumper spoiler. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo is available in three dual tone colours - Super White + Grey, Silver + Grey and White Pearl Mica + Grey.
Pearl White Mica, a new premium colour has been introduced across all grades.
Commenting on the new introduction Mr. Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Marketing and Commercial said “Further adding to Fortuner’s strength of unmatched road presence and luxury, we have now introduced the 5 speed automatic transmission. The 4x2 automatic transmission is extremely popular, it has been highly appreciated by the customers. The 5 speed AT will further add to the drive quality and comfort. We introduced the Fortuner TRD Sportivo as a limited edition in October last year. Looking at the overwhelming response and its popularity, we have now regularized this grade for all those looking for a unique sporty image. The bookings will open starting 18thJan 2013.
We thank all our customers for their response because of which Fortuner continues to be an undisputed leader ever since its launch in 2009 in India.”
Existing Line Up New Line Up
4x2 MT 4x2 MT
4x2 AT ( 4 speed) *4x2 AT (now with 5 speed)
4x4 MT 4x4 MT
4 x 2 MT TRD Sportivo
(only as limited edition ) *4 x 2 MT TRD Sportivo
(now introduced as a regular grade )
4 x 2 AT (4 speed)
(only as limited edition ) *4 x 2 AT TRD Sportivo
(now introduced as a regular grade with 5 speed AT)
The new introductions are priced at
4x2 AT (with 5 speed) - Rs 22,33,000/- (ex showroom Delhi)
4x2 AT TRD Sportivo (with 5 speed) - Rs 22,93,000/- (ex showroom Delhi)
4x2 MT TRD Sportivo - Rs 21,96,668/- (ex showroom Delhi)
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.
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, New Camry
Start of production December 2010
Annual production capacity 1,20,000 units
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