Toyota Kirloskar Motor just gave a sneak peek of its soon to be launched new luxurious commuter vehicle - The Hiace, at the fourth Bus and Special Vehicle Show. The Hiace was first displayed at last years Auto Expo and is an evolved product which offers robust flexibility along with superior comfort in inter and intra city travels.
The Hiace is equipped with the famous Toyota D4-D engine and a four-speed automatic transmission. Toyota hasnt mentioned the exact specifications but it is likely to be the 2.5-litre or the 3.0-litre that powers the Fortuner. It will be offered in automatic only to ensure a hassle free drive for long distances, over the years. In addition to adhering Toyotas strict performance and quality requirements, specific standards have been established for the Hiace to ensure reliability and durability under the harshest conditions.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. N Raja, Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. said; We have been continuously studying the market for customer preferences and thus based on customer needs we are showcasing the Toyota Hiace- a product with premium features at the 4th Bus and Special Vehicle Show. The Hiace is sold in 140 countries and has clocked sales of around 6 million units across the world. We are showcasing the Hiace for our potential business customers. The Hiace will be the first of its kind offering from Toyota in India. Like all other Toyota vehicles, the Hiace is equally designed to provide unparalleled satisfaction in terms of comfort and safety.
It was very recently that Toyota had launched the Fortuner 2.5-litre, Fortuner 3.0-litre automatic 4x4 and even upgraded its current Innova range. This is another product that Toyota will soon introduce and not to forget the Toyota Vios too, which will be upcoming soon as well.
Source : MotorOctane