SPESIFIKASI Toyota Etios | luncurkan Desember
Toyota Motor Corp. or the TMC has decided to introduce a small car, Etios, the fastest this year as well. This information is conveyed by Hiroshi Nakagawa, Director of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Manager, the company that worked with Kirloskar Group.
"Etios will be launched next December or January if not next year, for the Indian market. Just then the target will be determined, all will be exported," said Nakagawa quoted by Press Trust of India.
Nakagawa expressed, for the first year, sales of 70,000 units targeted Etios. Meanwhile, he had not leaked the information the official price of the vehicle.
There are two variants Etios who try to offer, the sedan and hatchback. To Etios hatchback, as quoted from the site autos.maxabout, scheduled to be released 550 thousand rupees (approximately Rp110 million), while for the type will be priced sedannya 700 thousand Rupees or Rp140 million.
Toyota Etios using a 1200 cc petrol engine options and 1,500 cc. Although already on display, but both cars are cheap new Toyota dealership is available at Toyota dealerships in India-end 2010.
Toyota is very serious in developing Etios to mobilize engineers to develop Etios 2000 for four years. Even Yoshinori Noritake, chief engineer assigned Etios visited many cities and houses in India to listen and learn first-hand consumer demand.
Etios aimed at family users. The price will be made in such a way as to match the bags Indian families. Well, so the price is affordable and best-selling Toyota has recipes efficacious using all parts (components) from India. So the target of 70,000 sales per year Etios apparently not a dream.
Etios taken from five letters that had significance. 'E' for the economical / efficient, 't' means the technology / technology, 'i' for innovative design, 'o' taken over from outstanding (excellent), durability, efficiency and comfort, as well as 's' from word safety (salvation).
Speculation Etios will enter in Indonesia slid due to the export plan from Toyota Kirloskar Motor India. In addition, our source also said a number of officials to visit each other TAM Toyota factory in India some time ago.
Yet the Japanese manufacturers expect a lot from Etios. This car is capable estimated sold 70,000 units in India each year.
"India will play a key role in Toyota's global expansion. And now the time has come for us to accelerate growth in this country," said Vice-Chairman of Toyota, Kazuo Okamoto as quoted from the site Paultan, Tuesday (5/1/2010).
To achieve the sales target, Toyota will expand its network to 150 dealers by the end of 2010 from the current which has reached 97 dealerships across India
In addition, there is also another question: which would be launched Etios it tangible or hacthback sedan However, if we listen to the words above, "small car", then it is probable that comes out is the hatchback version.