The new Toyota Fortuner is planned to be dispatched in India on 7 November. The Japanese automaker’s famous premium SUV, prepared to get an era overhaul, has been seen trying in the nation a modest bunch of times as of now. Moreover, Toyota has additionally begun dispatching the new Fortuner to its dealerships the nation over.
The new Toyota Fortuner SUV, accessible in a couple of global markets, for example, Australia and Thailand, debuted a year ago in Thailand. The SUV now comes brandishing a similarly striking and element plan as well as gets a more extravagant lodge alongside a horde of new components and arrangements. It imparts its stage to the Toyota Innova Crysta – the ‘Toyota New Generation Architecture’ (TNGA) stage, which is asserted to be lighter and stiffer and guarantees enhanced ride quality, taking care of, and wellbeing.
The new Fortuner’s measurements have changed a bit – it is currently 90mm longer, 15mm more extensive, 15mm shorter in stature and games a wheelbase that is 5mm shorter than that of its antecedent.The new Toyota Fortuner’s exterior features a new slimmer chrome grille flanked by a chrome slat on each side, sleeker head-lamps with projector units, LED daytime running lights and a distinctively moulded beefy front bumper with a central air dam and some additional chrome accents along the circular fog-lamps. Furthermore, the character lines on the SUV’s side profile are more subtle and the roof appears to have been lowered a little. At the rear, it gets an electric tailgate and LED tail-lamps.
The cabin now offers a more premium feel, thanks to the generous use of soft-touch materials and leather seats. Toyota has also added a large touchscreen infotainment system display that sits in the centre of the dash with the controls for the air conditioning placed below it. It also receives a four-spoke steering wheel with mounted telephony and audio controls.
To be offered with an optional 4×4 layout, the all-new Toyota Fortuner will receive a wide range of engine options, including the all-new 148bhp 2.4-litre 2GD-FTV and 177bhp 2.8-litre 1GD-FTV diesel engines and a 2.7-litre petrol motor. It must be noted, all these engine options are also on offer on the Toyota Innova Crysta. For transmission duties, the new Fortuner will be get the choice of a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.