Toyota has finally launched a sportier, classier and trendier version of the Fortuner, called the Fortuner TRD Sportivo in India. Priced at Rs 31,01,500 ( Ex Showroom Delhi ), the newly launched TRD Sportivo variant is available in a pearl white colour and is limited to 4×2 AT variant only. The new model has been introduced to further boost up Fortuner sales this festive season.
To distinguish it from a regular version, the Fortuner TRD Sportivo gets – sporty front and rear bumper spoiler, TRD radiator grille and lower grille cover, R18 TRD Alloy Wheels, TRD inspired exterior accents and TRD Sportivo badge. The SUV also gets auto bi-beam LED headlamps with DRLs, LED foglamps, fully automatic power back door with height adjust memory and jam protection, and features smart entry with push start.
Mechanically, the Fortuner TRD Sportivo continues to be powered by a 2.8-litre diesel engine that comes mated to a six-speed automatic transmission as standard. The vehicle gets eco and power drive modes along with active traction control. As for the interior, it gets a 7-inch tablet inspired touch screen infotainment with navigation, second row one touch tumble seats, park assist with back monitor and rear sensors, a large TFT Multi-information display and auto climate control (Dual AC).
As for safety, The Fortuner TRD Sportivo gets impact absorbing structure with pedestrian protection support, Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), 7 SRS airbags, vehicle stability control (VSC), speed auto lock with emergency unlock and Hill Start Assist Control (HAC). Speaking on the launch, Akitoshi Takemura, senior vice president, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd said, “Our latest festive offering, the ‘Fortuner TRD Sportivo’ will add more excitement to brand Fortuner. It will certainly make the SUV look sportier and also impose the brand’s cult on-road presence and unbeatable performance by providing exclusivity to our customers.”