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Bengaluru, August 7, 2020
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Thursday launched the limited edition of its new sporty Fortuner TRD in the Indian market.
"TKM has leveraged the heritage of Toyota Racing Development (TRD) to bring a sporty appeal to the Fortuner TRD," a press release from the company said.
The limited edition is available in both 4x2 and 4x4 Automatic Transmission (diesel) variants in dual-tone exterior, dual-tone dashboard and rugged charcoal black R18 TRD alloy wheels.
Bookings are open across the Toyota dealerships in the country, the release said.
In addition to the standard features, the Fortuner TRD offers a range of digital high-tech optional accessories under Special Technology Package which includes state-of-the-art features like Head up Display (HUD), Tyre Pressure monitor (TPMS), Digital Video Recorder (DVR), Wireless Smartphone Charge, door lamp and air ionizer.
"Launched in 2009, the Toyota Fortuner has been the most-loved SUV in the country for more than a decade now and continues to the unchallenged leader in its segment. Premium features, stylish and uber-cool interiors, best-in-class safety and powerful performance have been the hallmark of the Fortuner over the years endearing it to many generations of SUV enthusiasts in the country," the release said.
Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President, Sales and Service, TKM, said, “Today, the customers demand more power, performance, safety, features and drive experience from vehicles. They are also seeking a freshness in the look and feel. With a customer-first approach and a dedicated passion for fulfilling their needs, we have introduced new products, variants and exclusive editions over the years. The Fortuner TRD Limited Edition is yet another effort to cater to the customer demands by offering more than what they seek through unparalleled and segment-leading features. An important accessory to the Fortuner TRD Limited Edition to ensure customer safety is the air ionizer owing to the concerns about the air we breathe in these challenging times. What’s more, the Fortuner TRD is truly exclusive and only limited units are being made available for SUV aficionados in the country."
The vehicle has a 2.8L, 2755 cm3 [cc] 4-cylinder diesel engine generating maximum torque of 450 Nm @ 1600 – 2400 rpm with maximum output of 130 Kw (177 PS) @ 3400 rpm.
It is available with a 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential and paddle shift.
According to the company, other features of the vehicle include:
--Specially designed by Toyota Racing Development (TRD) for India
--Sporty and rugged Fortuner looks underlined by R18 TRD alloy wheels
--360-degree panoramic view monitor and auto-folding ORVMs for hygiene and ease of driving
--Premium exterior highlighted by the dual-tone roof
--Interiors made more stylish by the illuminated scuff plates
--Functional and intuitive accessories under Special Technology Package
--Attractive Pearl white color in dual tone
--Fortuner TRD Limited Edition variants available in 4x2 and 4x4 AT diesel
--Power-packed 2.8L, 2755 cm3 [cc] 4-cylinder diesel engine generating maximum torque of 450 Nm @ 1600 – 2400 rpm with maximum output of 130 Kw (177 PS) @ 3400 rpm.
--Available with a 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential & paddle shift.
--Automatic Idling Stop/Start Function.
--Tough frame structure that delivers exceptional torsional & bending rigidity even in the harshest environments.
--VSC [Vehicle Stability Control] with BA [Brake Assist]
--7 SRS Airbags
--Impact-absorbing structure with pedestrian protection support
--Front Seats: WIL Concept Seats [Whiplash Injury Lessening]
--Child Restraint System: ISOFIX + Tether Anchor on 2nd Row
--Front Row: Pretensioner + Force Limiter
--Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
--Speed Auto Lock with Emergency Unlock
--Emergency Brake Signal
--Dusk Sensing Bi-Beam LED Projector Headlamps with LED DRLs
--SMART Entry and Push Start/Stop
--Illuminated Entry System - Puddle Lamps in ORVM
--Chrome Plated Door Handles and Window Beltline
--LED Rear Combination Lamps
--LED Front Fog Lamp
--Rear Fog Lamp
--Fully Automatic Power Back Door with Height Adjust Memory and Jam Protection
--Electrically Adjustable, Retractable Side Mirrors with Side Turn Indicators
--Aero-Stabilising Fins on ORVM Base and Rear Combination Lamps
--Large TFT Multi-Information Display
--Navigation Turn Display on MID
--Optitron Cool-Blue Combimeter with Chrome Accents and Illumination Control
--Audio, MID, Tel, Voice Recognition Switches on Steering Wheel
--Tilt & Telescopic Steering Column
--Automatic Climate Control [Dual A/C] with Auto Rear Cooler
--Touch Screen Audio with Capacitive Switches [DVD, BT, USB, Aux-in, 6 Speakers, NAVI, Remote]
--Power Back Door Access on SMART Key, Back Door and Driver Control
--8-way Driver & Passenger Power Seat
--2nd Row: 60:40 Split Fold, Slide, Recline & One-Touch Tumble
--3rd Row: One-touch Easy Space-Up with Recline
--Park Assist: Back Monitor and Rear Sensors
The vehicle comes at an ex-showroom price (which is the same across the country except Kerala) of rs 34,98,000 for 4x2 AT Diesel and Rs 36,88,000 for 4x4 AT Diesel variant.