As Toyota Motor Corporation
announces its achievement of selling more than 10.05 million hybrid vehicles
globally, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has reiterated its commitment to hybridisation
in India by announcing the launch of its two hybrid models- the new Camry
Hybrid and the All-new Toyota Prius.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has priced the new Camry Hybrid at Rs.
31,98,500 (ex- showroom New Delhi).
The Camry Hybrid also qualifies to receive a markdown of Rs. 70,000 in its
price under the FAME (Faster Adoption & Manufacturing of Electric cars)
scheme and the benefit is passed onto the customer.
Priced at Rs. 38,96,040 (ex-showroom New Delhi) the new Prius will be
available in one grade- Z8.
The Camry Hybrid is India’s
first strong luxury hybrid. Also being the first and the only hybrid model to
be manufactured in India, the Camry Hybrid has come a long way ever since its
introduction in 2013 in India. The new Camry Hybrid is equipped with
Electronically- Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission. The 2.5 L Engine
with an electric motor produces a total system output of 202hp, offering a
mileage of 19.16 kmpl (as certified by test Agency under rule 115 of CMVR, 1989
under standard test conditions)
The new hybrid now comes with
9 SRS airbags including a driver knee bag, New Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
(TPMS), New Back Guide Monitor, New Emergency Brake Signal, Impact absorbing
vehicle body, rear seats complying with ISOFIX standard, vehicle stability
control with Traction Control & Hill start assist control ensuring utmost
safety for both the driver as well as passengers.
Other features include bigger
15 spoke Alloy wheels, new LED Fog Lamps, LED Headlamps , Auto Folding &
Reverse linked ORVMs with memory. The
car comes with with an all new Premium Audio with 12 JBL speakers, Navigation
and an all new Wireless Smartphone charger (for compatible models).
The zebra wood finish
ornamentation make the interiors of the new Camry Hybrid luxurious. The high
density dash further reduces the engine noise in the cabin and the acoustic
windshield glass provides best-in-class cabin quietness. The new Camry Hybrid
will be available in six existing colours namely- True Blue Mica Metallic,
White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, Attitude Black and
Dark Brown Mica Metallic.
The Prius is the first vehicle to be built on
Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA). The TNGA platform means low-stance
designs, giving the cars a lower centre of gravity than before, which in turn
results in better suspension, stability and handling. TNGA and the latest in
Toyota’s Hybrid technology blends the best of petrol engine and electric motor
for a maximum efficiency of 26.27 kmpl with minimum emission. The all-new Prius comes with a powerful 1.8 L
petrol engine. The Prius which has close
to 4 million customers across the globe was introduced in India in 2010.
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