Japanese auto giant Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) this week launched a new version of its popular SUV Fortuner priced in the range of Rs. 25, 92,000 and Rs. 31, 12,000 (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
Named “All New Fortuner” the vehicle is available in six grades. It comes with a new 2.8 L diesel engine with an all-new 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential and paddle shifters and a new 2.7 L petrol engine.
It gives reassuring performance of 177 PS and 450 Nm torque for the 2.8 L 6 speed automatic transmission. All-new Fortuner is also available with a refined 2.7 L petrol engine generating a performance of 166 PS & 245 Nm.
“My entire development team was passionate about creating an ‘authentic SUV’, which we chose to interpret as a three-row, seven-seat Space Utility Vehicle (SUV)” said Hiroki Nakajima- Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation while sharing his thoughts on the core development of the new product during its launch at New Delhi.
“Fortuner is one of our flagship models and has won many hearts globally and as well as in India. Its massive road presence and unbeatable performance has helped make its way to become the undisputed market leader in its segment” Akito Tachibana- Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said.
Bookings and deliveries of the all new Fortuner has began on 7th November, along with vehicle display and test drives in all Toyota dealerships across India.
Available in two brand new colors- Phantom Brown and Avant Garde Bronze, the all-new Fortuner will continue to be available in the existing five colours- Super White, Attitude Black, Grey, Silver Metallic & Pearl White, the company officials said.
A Delhi based freelancer. Views expressed are personal.