Toyota recently gave a facelift to their bread and butter model- Innova. As already known, Toyota will be launching the new gen Innova in the year 2016. Now, according to a report, it has surfaced that the new gen Innova will be available with a diesel engine mated to an automatic transmission.
The next generation models of the Toyota Innova and Toyota Fortuner will be based on a new platform called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). This was confirmed by Naomi Ishii, Toyota India’s new boss. The Toyota New Global Architecture will be on similar lines as that of the MQB platform from Volkswagen and will spawn a range of cars based on common parts.
Recently, Toyota India announced that the Fortuner will be available with a 2.5 liter engine. (CLICK HERE TO READ OUR REPORT ON THE SAME) The new gen Toyota Innova and Toyota Fortuner will be powered by a new range of diesel engines which are currently under development by the Japanese car maker.
According to the report, its unlikely for the new gen Innova to use a monocoque chassis for its construction. Instead the new Innova will be based on a ladder-frame setup. The new model will offer a roomier cabin and more features compared to the current Innova. On the outside, the new Innova is described as having ‘striking’ design cues.
With the recent facelift, Toyota also jacked up the prices for the Innova. The top-end Z variant of the Innova is now priced at INR 14.77 lakhs, ex-Showroom, Mumbai.
Stay tuned to Motoroids for more dope on the new gen 2016 Toyota Innova and other details.
via : IAB