Toyota’s chief technology officer, Hiroki Nakajima, announced that the firm intends to introduce 10 new battery-electric vehicles models by 2026 at a briefing on the strategy under the leadership of new CEO Koji Sato.

By 2026, Toyota plans to introduce 10 new battery-car models, according to a top executive’s statement on Friday. The Japanese automaker is making this move in an effort to catch up with other significant participants in the electric vehicle market and compete with them.

The company intends to release 10 new battery electric vehicles models by 2026, according to Toyota’s chief technology officer, Hiroki Nakajima, who was speaking during a briefing on the strategy under new CEO Koji Sato.

Recall that the Toyota Fortuner is a popular huge SUV in India with a sizable following among SUV fans. The 2023 Fortuner Modellista and the 2023 GR Sport are two new Fortuner variants that Toyota debuted at the 2023 Bangkok Motor Show. The bar for huge SUVs on the market is projected to be raised by these new products, which are anticipated to attract a lot of interest among Fortuner enthusiasts.

A potent 2.4-liter turbodiesel engine is included with the Toyota Fortuner. The vehicle’s sporty features are enhanced by the Modellista aftermarket package, enabling a more personalized appearance and feel. Customers can anticipate a high-quality product that offers an unmatched level of creativity and top-notch customization choices given Modellista’s experience and popularity in Japan, which is demonstrated by its remarkable sales figures. The Fortuner’s capacity to be customized with the Modellista kit is guaranteed to draw customers looking for a distinctive and tailored driving experience.

The Toyota Fortuner’s GR Sport model, on the other hand, has a 2.8-liter turbodiesel engine that was made for racing. The Fortuner GR Sport, created by Toyota Gazoo Racing, is intended to provide improved driving performance, elevating the car to new heights. Customers can now show their uniqueness in a way that has never been possible before thanks to its sporty upgrades. The Candy Red model has a gorgeous front appearance with a big open grille that is reminiscent of Lexus.

The Fortuner Modellista is priced at about 1.673 million Baht and has a 2.4-liter diesel engine option based on the Legender. (approximately Rs. 40.41 lakh, ex-showroom). The 2023 Fortuner GR Sport version is priced at about 1.8 million Thai Baht. (approximately Rs. 45.9 lakh, ex-showroom). According to manufacturer claims, the 2023 Fortuner’s 2.8L diesel engine gets 14.7 km per gallon while the 2.4L diesel engine gets 13.9 km per gallon.

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