Toyota launches seven seater luxury MPV Vellfire at Rs 79.5 lakhs
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has launched the Vellfire Luxury MPV in India with the prices starting from Rs 79.5 Lakh (ex-showroom, India). The much-awaited popular MPV finally arrives in India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). The MPV which is placed in the luxury segment will be offered in just one variant- Executive Lounge.
The Vellfire MPV is quite big with a length of 4935 mm, the width measuring 1850 mm and a height of 1895 mm. Though on the outside the MPV might look simple with its boxy design and quiet edges, the chrome-induced front makes it stand out. The Vellfire MPV comes with LED headlights and taillights, chrome-finished 17-inch alloy wheels together with cornering function. The MPV has a wheelbase of 3000 mm allowing more room for the cabin.
The Vellfire is very spacious on the inside with two captain seats in the second row replete with reclining function, electronic footrest and a fore-aft slide function together with dual sunroofs. The seats get plenty of features like fine ventilation, cupholders, a roof-mounted entertainment screen with HDMI and WiFi support. In a bid to make the inside feel more premium, the cabin is covered in beige or black upholstery with wood inserts and leather upholstery. Additionally, the model gets a 17-speaker JBL sound system.
Other features on the Toyota Vellfire include seven airbags with ABS, EBD, panoramic view monitor, parking assist, electric sliding doors and more.
Under the hood, the Vellfire is powered by a 2.5-litre petrol engine that churns out 87 bhp at 4700 rpm and 198 Nm of peak torque in between 2800 – 4000 rpm. The powertrain is paired with an e-CVT that sends power to the front wheels, while the electronic 4WD ensures improved high-speed stability. The engine comes paired with two motors that are mounted on either axle producing 105 kW and 50 kW respectively with a combined power output of 196 bhp.
The Toyota Vellfire will rival the Mercedes Benz V Class in the luxury segment. Toyota informed that it has already sold the first shipments of the Vellfire in India with over 20 per cent of bookings coming from Hyderabad alone.