Toyota Vellfire, a much-awaited luxury MPV for the Indian market will be launched soon in the Indian market. The Toyota Vellfire will be one of the most expensive MPVs in the Indian market. The official dealerships of Toyota Bharat have reportedly started accepting the bookings for the upcoming Vellfire. The deposit to pre-book the Vellfire is Rs 10 lakhs.
The information is gathered by IAB, who also says that the customers booking the Vellfire at this time will have to wait for more than 4-5 months. The first delivery will happen in April or May. Toyota is yet to officially announce the variants and the configuration of the Vellfire for the Indian market. However, the all-new MPV will be launched in a single variant. The price is expected to be around Rs 75 lakhs to Rs 80 lakhs depending on the equipment level available with the car.
The Toyota Vellfire will take on the Mercedes-Benz V-Class in the Indian market. It will be a six-seater variant but Toyota has not announced if the manufacturer will launch the 7 or 8 seater variants in the future. There are quite a few variants of the Vellfire available in the international markets.
The car will be available in the Executive Lounge grade and will come with a long list of features too. The feature list includes LED headlamps, LED brake lamps, LED cabin lamps, sequential turn indicators, twin moonroofs, electrically powered sliding doors and tailgate, three-zone automatic climate control, captain seats in the middle row, multiple zone climate control system, powered recline seats, electrically extendable Ottoman, second-row seat entertainment systems with 10.2-inch HD displays and more.
The Vellfire will be aimed at cheauffered-driven customers, which is why the features are not driver-centric. At the front, the driver will only get an aftermarket 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. These features ensure that the price of the Vellfire is not exceptionally high.
The Indian-spec Toyota Vellfire will get powered by a 2.5-litre petrol engine that gets a hybrid system. The whole system produces a maximum power of 197 PS pf maximum power. The hybrid system gets supported by a 6.5 Ah Nickel-Metal Hydride battery pack that stores the power.
It should be noted that the Toyota Vellfire is already on display at various Toyota dealerships in India and the vehicle is also available for test drives. Toyota recently announced the BS6 version of the Toyota Innova Crysta and will soon launch the new BS6 compliant Toyota Fortuner. Toyota is also expected to bring a lot of other cars in the Indian market including the rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki cars.