Toyota Fortuner TRD special edition comes with a host of exterior and interior updates and is offered in 4×2 AT diesel and 4×4 AT diesel variants
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has today announced the launch of the special edition Fortuner TRD in the domestic market and is priced at Rs. 34.98 lakh for the 4×2 diesel AT and Rs. 36.88 lakh for the 4×4 diesel AT trims (both prices, ex-showroom, pan India except Kerala). It comes with a whole host of exterior and interior changes compared to the regular model.
The Japanese manufacturer labels it as “specially designed by Toyota Racing Development (TRD) for India” and it gets noteworthy visual updates like 18-inch TRD alloy wheels that enhance the rugged feel. It also features 360-degree panoramic view monitor and auto-folding Outside Rear View Mirrors.
The exterior boasts dual-tone roof and some of the unique features made available are Head up Display (HUD), Tyre Pressure monitor (TPMS), Digital Video Recorder (DVR), Air Ionizer, Wireless Smartphone Charger and Welcome door lamp. The dashboard also gains a two-tone design along with the presence of illuminated scuffle plate.
Sold in Pearl white color in dual-tone stance, Toyota Fortuner TRD boasts of bi-beam LED Projector Headlamps with LED DRLs, LED front fog lamps, LED rear combination lamps, rear fog lamp, chrome plated door handles and window beltline, puddle lamps in ORVMs, smart entry with push button start/stop, powered back door, fins on ORVM base and rear combination lamps, etc.
The TRD treatment has resulted in TRD radiator grille garnish, contrast TRD logos, black and maroon leather seats with red stitches, dual-tone roof and 18-inch charcoal black alloy wheels. Reservations for the Toyota Fortuner TRD is underway across all dealerships in India.
The packed features list comprises of cruise control, Eco and Power driving modes, TFT MID, chrome-accented Optitron combimeter, tilt and telescopic steering, automatic climate control, touchscreen audio with six speakers and navigation, metallic accents and woodgrain-patterned ornamentation, eight-way powered driver and passenger seat, park assist, 60:40 split second row and one touch access to third row.
While the regular Toyota Fortuneris sold with two BSVI compliant engine options – 2.7-litre naturally-aspirated petrol and 2.8-litre turbo diesel – the TRD can be had only with the latter. The four-cylinder oil-burner develops 177 PS at 3,400 rpm and 450 Nm at 1,600 to 2,400 rpm. It is paired with a six-speed AT with sequential and paddle shift function as well as auto idling start/stop.