UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has simply launched teaser photos on its social media, displaying the new Toyota Alphard with the caption ‘Luxurious You Deserve’ and the launch date of the posh MPV, which is October 23. That’s subsequent Monday.
The fourth-generation Alphard’s arrival shouldn’t be a shock, as UMWT opened order books for it and twin sister Vellfire again in July. We’re getting the Alphard in Government Lounge type, powered by a 2.4-litre turbocharged engine with 278 PS and 430 Nm of torque from 1,700 to three,600 rpm. The T24A-FTS engine is paired to a Direct Shift eight-speed typical automated transmission.
This turbo engine replaces the three.5-litre naturally aspirated V6 engine from the earlier AH30 era. The four-pot will prevent street tax, has larger energy and torque, and comes with a gearbox with two further speeds, so it’s a win in each division. Curiously, you’ll be able to’t get an Alphard in Japan with the turbo engine – it’s both hybrid or 2.5L NA there.
The two.5L NA engine will energy our Vellfire, the Alphard’s sportier sister that has at all times been positioned decrease by UMWT. The long-serving 2AR-FE engine makes 182 PS/235 Nm and is paired to a Tremendous CVT-i with seven digital speeds.
The Vellfire 2.5’s estimated value revealed in the course of the open for reserving announcement is RM438,000, with the Alphard 2.4T Government Lounge priced precisely RM100k extra at RM538,000 on-the-road with out insurance coverage. Extra on the most recent version of Malaysia’s favorite luxurious automobile right here, and keep tuned for full particulars from the launch.
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