Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched Etios Xclusive with a splash of chrome and a few additions to regular sedan. Only 900 units of Xclusive limited edition will be sold in India. Bookings commenced; deliveries to begin from 11th July 2014.
It is common knowledge that the Indian auto industry is in the throes of deep depression. Same is the case with Pakistan auto industry. But slowly and steadily, both of them are emerging from the slowdown and posting increase in sales.
Toyota India sold 13,394 units in June 2014 compared to 13,805 units in June 2013 to register marginal sales decline. 1,384 units of Etios series were exported in June.
Indonesia is one of the fastest emerging auto markets in the world today. Not only local demand is high, but car makers are setting-up Indonesia as the export hub for South East Asian markets. In the past two years, Indonesia has seen huge investments to increase car production.
Toyota Etios Cross was launched last month, after being unveiled at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo in February. Third in Etios lineup, pseudo-crossover comes after Etios sedan launched in 2010 and Etios Liva hatchback debuted in 2011. Here is our combined review of top spec petrol and diesel variants of Toyota Etios Cross.
Etios Motor Racing (EMR) Trophy is back for a second year. 2014 season of EMR Trophy beckons young drivers to partake in a race series that’s part of the National Racing Championship (3rd and 5th Round) this year.
Earlier this month, Toyota revealed the new Aygo small car. To go on sale in the UK from 1st July, the new Aygo city car is priced from £8,595. Before it goes on sale, Toyota has revealed a new promotional video for Europe, featuring the famous Magician Rahat from America.
Toyota, which currently sells Etios, Etios Liva, Fortuner and Innova in India and recently launched the Etios Cross and Corolla Altis sedan are making plans on bringing in the luxury brand Lexus into the country. The Japanese manufacturer is keen to compete with its German counterparts on a common platform and hence believe the time is ripe for launch of the premium brand of Lexus vehicles.