What to expect from the 2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo

What to expect from the 2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo New Toyota Fortuner
author image Nikhil Puthran
Monday 18 September 2017, 19:09 PM

Talk about premium SUVs in India and the Toyota Fortuner immediately gets a mention. This time around, the car manufacturer will be launching the Fortuner TRD Sportivo edition in India to further boost its sales this festive season. Mechanically the vehicle will continue to be powered in existing engine options while changes will be limited to cosmetic detailing.

The upcoming Fortuner TRD Sportivo will be the second sporty model from Toyota after the Innova Touring Sport. Recently, the vehicle was spotted in white with black detailing to distinguish it from a regular version. The vehicle gets a new body kit with front and rear bumper extensions. The chrome finish grille as seen in the standard model has been replaced with a gloss black finish and gets the ‘TRD Sportivo’ badging. The SUV gets black and red body decals on the side along with new black and silver finished alloy wheels.

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo side spied

As for the interior, it gets an all-black upholstery with red stitching. The vehicle will also get TRD Sportivo highlight on door sills, seats and floor mats. Mechanically, it will continue to be powered in petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version will continue with the 2.7-litre engine that generates 162bhp of power and 245Nm of torque. The diesel version gets a 2.8-litre engine that generates 175bhp of power and 450Nm of peak torque. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo will also continue to be available in six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission options. Additionally, it will come with an all-wheel drive system. Although the pricing remains unannounced for now, we believe it will cost nearly a lakh over the current prices.

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