2015 Toyota Alphard - 2015 Bangkok Live

24/03/2015 - 12:59 | ,  ,   | Aravind Jayachandran

Engine options include a 276-hp 3.5-liter unit and a hybrid powertrain.

Toyota has revealed the latest Thai-spec Alphard MPV at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show, featuring a new design and plethora of standard equipment. Compared to the Vellfire (also showcased at the motor show), the Alphard is more luxurious and powerful.

Toyota Alphard front at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The front end has a new chrome grille, large headlamps with LED DRLs, and a deep fascia. The side profile features a new design with an interesting B-pillar, and extended side sill moldings. The rear end is upright with wrap-around taillamps and a large chrome bar between them.

Many of the Alphard's selling points are in the cabin. The MPV follows a 2+2+3 seating configuration, featuring 2nd row Ottoman captain seats. It also comes with dual sunroof, automatic 3-zone air conditioning with purifier, ambient lighting with brightness level with 16 different colors and 4 brightness levels and an intelligent Smart Entry.

Toyota Alphard at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The Alphard comes standard with an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen at the front and a 9-inch TFT display mounted on the roof, 17 speaker JBL audio system, a 4.2-inch TFT MID in the instrument cluster, and a navigation system with support for Thai and English languages.

The luxury MPV is available in two variants: Alphard 3.5 and Alphard Hybrid. The former is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine producing 276 hp at 6,200 rpm and peak torque of 340 Nm at 4,700 rpm. The engine is paired to 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential Shift.

Toyota Alphard rear three quarter left at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The Alphard hybrid version is powered by a combination of a 2.5 liter 16-valve engine and a four-wheel drive electric system. The petrol engine outputs 150 hp at 5,700 rpm and peak torque of 206 Nm at 4,400-4,800 rpm.

Toyota Alphard cabin at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The 2015 Toyota Alphard Hybrid is priced at THB 3,549,000 (INR 67.81 Lakhs), while the range-topping Alphard 3.5 is priced at THB 4,649,000 (INR 88.83 Lakhs). Toyota Motors Thailand is expecting to sell 700 units of the Alphard annually.

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