IN - Toyota Kirloskar launches Fortuner

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Auto maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced the launch of its sports utility vehicle Fortuner priced at INR 1.845 million. The new SUV comes with a 3 litre D-4D diesel engine with five speed manual transmission.

Mr Akira Okabe senior MD of Toyota Motor Corporation said that “Globally Fortuner has already sold over 250,000 units in more than 60 countries since its launch in 2005. The launch of Fortuner is an expression of Toyota's commitment to provide best in class quality and technology to our customers in India.”

Mr Sandeep Singh deputy MD (Marketing) of Toyota Kiloskar said that “The SUV market in India has witnessed extensive growth due to launches in mid and premium SUV segment. We expect that the launch of the Fortuner will expand the mid SUV market in India.” Toyota Kiloskar Motor is a joint venture between Japan based Toyota Motor Corporation and India's Kirloskar group.