Delhi Auto Expo has always been one of the most anticipated auto exhibition events in India. As the 14th edition of this biennial event is about to approach within few weeks, the leading auto manufacturers are gearing up to introduce some exclusive products for the Indian auto-market at the Auto Expo 2018.
This year, Toyota is expected to unveil a range of all-new cars and SUVs at the upcoming Auto Show. Currently, the Japanese car maker’s lineup of cars consist of the Etios sedan, EtiosLiva/Cross hatchback, Corolla Altis sedan, InnovaCrysta MPV, Camry/Camry Hybrid sedan, Fortuner SUV, Prius Hybrid, Land Cruiser and the Land Cruiser Prado SUV. The InnovaCrysta MPV is the only vehicle that consistently manages to register decent sales figures. Hence, the automaker needs to launch new products to draw the market attention. Here is a possible list of
forthcoming Toyota cars along with their specifications that are likely to be launched at Delhi Auto Expo 2018.
With the subcompact crossover SUV Toyota C-HR, the Japanese carmaker is likely to enter into the fast-growing SUV segment. The Toyota C-HR price will be starting at Rs.14 lakh for the standard variant. The concept model of Toyota CHR was first introduced at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. It is already on sale in some global markets and is expected to be launched in India around the end of 2018 or first quarter of 2019. The SUV is presently being developed on Toyota’s NGA (New Global Architecture) platform, which also underpins the Prius sedan. It will get a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol unit producing a maximum power of 113bhp and a peak torque of 184 Nm. The automaker might also bring the diesel variant of the SUV in India. Once launched, it will compete with the likes of the Jeep Compass, Honda HRV and Hyundai Tucson.
The Toyota Vios sedan is the next model that is likely to be showcased at Auto Expo 2018. The C-Segment sedan will hit the Indian market in the year end. The car will be slotted between the Corolla Altis and Etios. It will be developed on the same platform which underpins the Etios sedan. The car will boast of a feature-loaded and premium cabin. The Vios sedan will be offered in two engine options – a 1.5-litre petrol unit and a 1.4-litre diesel unit along with manual and CVT automatic transmission options. The car will rival the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.
2018 Toyota Camry
The new generation Camry is one of the upcoming Toyota cars at Auto Expo 2018. Earlier, the car was unveiled at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show. Being underpinned by the TNGA platform, the model is set to be the carmaker’s flagship sedan in India. The car will exhibit amazing styling cues. The design highlights will include horizontal fog lamps, a stylish two-piece front grille, sharp LED headlamps with DRLs and LED tail lamps. The overall height of the car has been reduced for better driveability. The 2018 Camry sedan will continue with the hybrid powertrain.
2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
The 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is the next Toyota car that is likely to be showcased at Auto Expo 2018. It was first unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model will receive refreshed styling and more premium interior along with advanced on-road & off-road driving dynamics. The SUV will get a 4.5-litre turbocharged V8 diesel engine developing 262 bhp and 650 Nm of torque. Transmission option will include a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
If you’re interested to buy any of these Toyota cars, you can check the full specs along with the prices on Autoportal.com.