Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today launched the new Fortuner AT that replaces the older 4-speed ‘box with a 5-speed automatic unit. The company also revealed that TRD Sportivo will now be available as a regular grade, and is no longer a limited edition. Furthermore, Toyota has also introduced an All New Pearl White Mica colour across all Foruner models in India.
Only available in the 4X2 variant, the TRD Sportivo can be had with a manual gearbox for Rs 21.96 lakh, while the new 5-speed gearbox equipped Fortuner AT in Sportivo trim will be available for Rs 22.93 lakh. (both prices are ex-showroom, Delhi). As for the vehicle’s availability, Toyota will start taking the bookings from 18th January onwards.
The 2013 Toyota Fortuner with a new transmission provides enhanced drive feel and comfort. This 5-speed automatic gearbox will continue to be sold with the tried and tested 3 Liter-4 cylinder D-4D turbo diesel engine good for 170 Bhp of peak power and 343 Nm of peak torque. And the Fortuner 4-speed AT is no longer on-sale in the market.
Fortuner TRD Sportivo –
Fortuner TRD Sportivo is aerodynamically designed by TRD. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo is for all those SUV enthusiasts looking out for a sporty look.
The Fortuner TRD Sportivo comes with the following features – Aerodynamically designed front bumper spoiler, aerodynamically designed rear roof spoiler, stylishly designed TRD Sportivo emblem and rear bumper spoiler. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo is available in three dual tone colours – Super White + Grey, Silver + Grey and White Pearl Mica + Grey.
The Toyota Fortuner is the best selling luxury SUV in the 20 lakh rupee class in India, since the launch in August 24, 2009, the company has managed to sell more than 41,000 units so far.