Toyota launches new models [Archives:2007/1101/Business & Economy]

November 8 2007

The Automotive & Machinery Trading Center (AMTC) has recently launched the latest models of Toyota Land cruiser and Toyota Corolla for 2008. The General Manager of the Center Mr. Aydarous Bazara stated that Toyota is the leading automotive in Yemen, and with the introduction of the new Land Cruiser and Corolla, Toyota increases further the gap between it and its nearest competitor.

He also added that new Land Cruiser has passed through an extremely rugged testing period in order to ensure that its off-road capabilities are unprecedented and unmatched, he stated that a number of advanced technologies have been specifically designed in order to ensure that the Land Cruiser is unstoppable in any terrain. These technologies include the All-Terrain Full-Time four-wheel drive system with Torsen LSD, Multi-terrain ABS, Crawl control system, and the Hill-start Assist Control.

Director of Sales in AMTC Mr. Saeed Bamashmous stated that in spite of the advanced technologies and capabilities, the new Land cruiser is competitively priced, as there is a large range of models and choices of engines, from a 4.0 liters V6 to a 4.7 liters V8, as well as the expected introduction of a 5.7 liter V8 next year, in addition to the diesel option.

The New Corolla was also launches, features a completely new design which offers safety and comfort in a compact design, and a powerful 1.8 liter engine that guarantees performance and economy in fuel consumption.

The Pricing of the New land Cruiser starts around US$ 40 thousand for the G standard model, while the Pricing for the new Corolla starts at around US$ 18 thousand for the standard model.