Toyota Vellfire, advertised by Toyota as the sustainable luxury, seems to have caught attention of South Indian superstar Mohanlal. Mohanlal is probably one of the first superstar to take delivery of this luxurious MPV.
Toyota has launched the Vellfire MPV in India at Rs 79.5 lakh that is available in only one variant, the Executive Lounge. It is at the launch event that Toyota confirmed to have already sold 180 units of the premium MPV in India, servicing the first three shipments with 60 units each.
The MPV is brought to India through the CBU route and is being sold through all the dealerships across India.
Dimensions of the Vellfire sits at 4935 mm in length, 1850 mm wide and 1895 mm in height with a wheelbase of 3000 mm, making it a huge vehicle overall. To manoeuvre a vehicle of this size, Toyota has provided a 2.5-litre petrol engine which produces 197PS and 235Nm, with CVT transmission.
Unlike other MPVs, the Toyota Vellfire comes with all-wheel drive technology withÂ 105kW front andÂ 50kW rear electric motors usingÂ Nickel-metal Hydride hybrid battery. Toyota claims that the Vellfire MPV can return an efficiency of 16.35kmpl with over 60 per cent of the time being run on hybrid mode.