Toyota Kirloskar Motor reiterates its commitment to hybridization in India by announcing the launch of its two hybrid models- the new Camry Hybrid and the all-new Toyota Prius.
To further reinforce its commitment to hybridization in the Indian market, the company has launched the new Camry Hybrid and the all-new Prius which are both powered by the most advanced and eco- friendly Hybrid Synergy Drive: the world’s leading hybrid technology.
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 revolutionary hybrid technology, dynamic exterior, superlative comfort and uncompromising safety standard makes the new Camry hybrid futuristic on every count.
The new Camry Hybrid is equipped with Electronically- Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission producing a highly responsive performance and also reducing fuel consumption. The 2.5 L Engine with an electric motor produces a total system output of 205 PS. This advanced hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption and offers a mileage of 19.16 kmpl (as certified by test Agency under rule 115 of CMVR, 1989 under standard test conditions)
Safety is a high priority at Toyota and this reflects with the kind of safety features that have been offered in the new Camry Hybrid. The new hybrid now comes with best in class 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.
The exteriors of the new Camry Hybrid are designed to enhance the car’s sporty looks- be it the bigger 15 spoke Alloy wheels or the stylish new LED Fog Lamps & LED Headlamps which don’t just look good but also consume less power. The exteriors of the new Camry Hybrid also includes Auto Folding & Reverse linked ORVMs with memory.
Exuding the true meaning of premium accompanied by convenience, the interiors of the new Camry Hybrid which has all been meticulously crafted with thoughtful controls, comfortable reclining rear seats now also comes 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 new Camry Hybrid is competitively priced 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.
The all-new Prius combines an Sporty design with enjoyable driving dynamics that defy conventional notions of an Eco car. Pioneer of Hybrid Technology, a modern day icon, 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 that delivers a superior torque making the new Prius a pleasure to drive.
As the pioneer of Hybrid Technology, Prius in India will be utilized to showcase the advanced technology and the Prius DNA which Toyota intends to carry forward in future. Priced at Rs. 38,96,040 (Ex-showroom New Delhi ) the new Prius will be available in one grade- Z8.
The Prius which has close to 4 million happy customers across the globe was introduced in India in 2010 with an aim to not just create awareness about hybrid technology but also to reiterate Toyota’s commitment towards bringing in the latest in hybrid technology to India. It is with this underlying philosophy that we have launched the all-new Prius in India.
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