Toyota is celebrating 10 years of its Fortuner mid-sized SUV in India which was first introduced back in 2009. To commemorate a decade of presence in the market, the Japanese automaker has launched the Fortuner TRD Celebratory Edition in India priced at INR 33.85 lac.
The Fortuner TRD Celebratory Edition comes with a dual-tone color scheme comprising of pearl white body and black roof. It also gets redesigned front and rear bumpers, red ‘TRD’ badges, 18-inch charcoal black alloy wheels, blacked-out pillars, and skid plates. Inside, the cabin gets new black and maroon leather seats with contrast red stitching, ’10 years’ emblem and a red TRD emblem as well.
Under the hood the Fortuner TRD Celebratory Edition gets the same 2.8-liter diesel engine that produces 177 hp and 450 Nm of torque mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, as in the regular Fortuner variants.
It comes equipped with automatic idling stop/start function, pitch and bounce control, along with VSC with Brake Assist, 7 airbags, Hill Start Assist, ABS with EBD, speed auto lock, 7-inch touchscreen and more.
Speaking on the launch, N Raja, Deputy Managing Director of Toyota India said:
“The Fortuner has been dominating the SUV segment since its launch way back in 2009 and today it is heartening to see this flagship model completing a glorious decade of undisputed leadership, emerging as the ‘SUV of choice’ for Indians across the country. The Fortuner has enjoyed unwavering loyalty from customers who appreciate its exemplary driving experience in all terrains, unique sense of power, style, imposing road presence, adventure coupled with low cost of ownership and high resale value.”
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