Thursday 16 July 2020

Bahrain’s Ebrahim K Kanoo launches hybrid Toyota C-HR

MANAMA, May 17, 2020

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the exclusive distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bahrain, has launched the all-new 2020 Toyota C-HR at the Toyota Showroom in Sitra. 
The latest in Toyota’s line-up of innovative vehicles, the C-HR changes the crossover game with its adventurous design, responsive drive and class-leading eco-friendly technology.
Designed to stand out, the new C-HR – or Coupé High-Rider – embodies company President Akio Toyoda’s commitment to promoting stylistic freedom and engineering creativity, the company said. 
The C-HR Hybrid-Electric model also reflects Toyota’s long-standing drive for sustainability. The company has continued to lead the development of environmentally friendly automotive technologies through innovation. Offering the lowest fuel consumption value in its category at 23.9km/l, C-HR enables customers to contribute to a greener future while enjoying the increased driving satisfaction provided by its advanced technologies. The new model also offers exceptional cabin quietness and smooth acceleration, especially when accelerating from a stand-still position.
Toyota Motor Corporation Chief Representative of Middle East & Central Asia Representative Office, Kei Fujita commented: “We are excited to launch the all-new Toyota C-HR in Bahrain, a completely new breed of car that will change people’s perceptions of what a crossover should be like to drive and to look at. Designed to reflect the aspirations of adventurous young motorists, the vehicle represents the next step in the segment’s evolution.” 
Senior manager of Toyota marketing at Ebrahim K Kanoo, Ayman Shehadeh highlighted the model’s iconic status within Toyota model range stating. “Toyota’s popularity in Bahrain stems from the brand’s quality, durability and reliability. With this new model we see the evolution of Toyota’s hybrid electric technology, which aligns with Ebrahim K Kanoo and the kingdom’s commitment to safeguarding the future of our planet through ground breaking eco-friendly technologies. This all-new C-HR will undoubtedly be a success in Bahrain as more people are investing in greener and more fuel efficient vehicles.”
C-HR is built on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, which ensures a more rewarding driving experience. A low center of gravity and double-wishbone rear suspension contribute to outstanding stability and handling with exceptional ride comfort. Available with a 1.8-litre VVT-i full-hybrid powertrain and automatic CVT transmission, the vehicle meets all the requirements of daily commutes and weekend leisure journeys while offering peace of mind through its comprehensive array of safety features.
The all-new C-HR’s high-quality interior is designed to delight the most discerning drivers. Exuding a genuine sense of luxury and refinement, the cabin offers an elegant contrast between curving surfaces and crisp lines to deliver a fresh, yet comfortable environment. The sleek control panel features a 4.2-inch colour LCD Multi-Information Display with an onboard multimedia system. The user-friendly controls are complemented by ample storage capabilities, ultra-supportive seats and a dual-mode air conditioning system which ensures the utmost comfort and convenience for drivers and their passengers.
The hybrid-electric model comes with all the benefits expected of the world’s most proven and advanced hybrid-electric technology, yet drives like any other conventional car, offering remarkable fuel efficiency at 23.9km/l with zero compromise on performance. It is powered by a petrol engine that delivers 97 hp and a peak torque of 142 Nm, working in tandem with an electric motor that churns out 72 hp of power and 16.6 Kg-m of torque. The hybrid-electric powertrain is equipped with a small, light and powerful lithium-ion battery pack that can efficiently absorb and deliver current, enhancing the electric motive force delivery.
A choice of 10 exciting exterior hues add to the all-new C-HR’s striking visual appeal, including Super White 2, White Pearl CS, Celestite Gray ME, Gray ME, Metal Stream ME, Black MC, Emotion Red 2, Orange ME, Oxide Bronze ME, and Nebula Blue ME. Further personalisation is made possible with the addition of two bi-tone variants; Gloss Black, which can be combined with many colours, and the iconic Metal Stream as a perfect counterpart to Celestite Grey or Black. The vehicle’s eye-catching exterior is accentuated by sporty 17-inch alloy wheels. Customers can also tailor the interior colour scheme to their liking with distinctive options such as Black, Orchid Brown and leather packages. – TradeArabia News Service 


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