Indian Auto Expo is the big deal for auto manufacturers in India and the next year’s event is coming soon. Every car manufacturer is busy with their preparations and Toyota is one of them. The Japanese car maker Toyota has some plans to launch a new vehicle across nations. It is expected that the company might reveal a couple of new products in the year 2014. The Toyota Corolla 2014 and Fortuner SUV are the new products to be launched in 2014.
The new Corolla has been observed several times on Indian streets and the media says that a vehicle will be launched in 2014 Indian Auto Expo and will be available for sale very soon. Also, the new Fortuner is expected to be launched but it’s not confirmed yet.
The new Corolla will be launched with numbers of new features and accessories. The new headlights integrated with LED lights, tail lamps and stylish alloy wheels looks great. The vehicle has got larger dimensions as compared to its predecessors and has better prominent lines. The wheelbase will be about 75mm and the new model will have spacious interiors. From inside there is a cabin with an updated dashboard, upholstery and a new instrument cluster. This new vehicle will sport several latest technologies such as Bluetooth, hand-free calling and a push button to start.
This Corolla is made available in diesel as well as petrol variants. The petrol variant is expected to deliver 138bhp, 1.8 litre VVT-I engine and diesel engine will be powered with 1.4 litre D-4D turbo engine which delivers 87bhp of power. The diesel variant will be mated with six speed manual gearbox and gives amazing power.
Similar to Innova, Fortuner is expecting a Facelift too; it has been launched in Indonesian market and will be seen in India soon. The ordinary model of the Fortuner will be given with an LED strip which behave dynamically during the daytime. The new Fortuner will have chrome grille, stylish alloy wheels and skirts on bumpers. The cabin has a new entertainment system along with a DVD player inside.
The upgraded interiors just do fine which includes a new dashboard, upholstery and new cluster and it is an additional improvement. The braking system will be more effective, we can expect. Toyota has worked a lot and with extra effort it has enhanced the fuel efficiency of the Corolla. The CVTi-S system in the Toyota Corolla having auto transmission is introduced to consume lesser fuel in order to improve the performance.
Also it is important to mention that electric power steering which is claimed to be the fuel efficient by 3-5% if offered in the vehicle. The safety features are also taken care of which includes ABS and Airbags to offer protection to passengers and driver.
Overall, the Toyota Corolla after a facelift can develop a hold on the market and generate more sales as compared to the current one is making. The uplifted Corolla will be out soon and for the price customers might have to wait for the official announcement.