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Toyota Kirloskar Motor to introduce SUV 'Fortuner' in India

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New Delhi, April 08, 2009

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced that it would be introducing its world famous SUV 'Fortuner' in India by September 2009. It will be supported by a 3 litre Advanced Common-Rail Diesel engine and will also feature fulltime four-wheel drive.

The Fortuner, targeted primarily at the urban luxury SUV customer, will see TKM’s entry into the fast-growing SUV segment, and will be competitively priced.

“The Fortuner is an important addition to our product line-up in India and we are currently in the process of finalizing details for the launch,” said Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director, Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor.

“We are still working out the price details of the Fortuner, taking into account variations in exchange rates, but expect it to be around Rs 20 lakhs,” he added.

The Fortuner has been highly appreciated the world over and has set global benchmarks in the luxury SUV segment. The Fortuner will be brought to India as a knocked down unit and will be assembled at TKM’s plant in Bidadi.

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