Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced the launch of the new limited-edition Toyota Fortuner TRD in India. Offered in two variants 4x2 diesel automatic and 4x4 diesel automatic, the new Fortuner TRD limited edition model is priced at ₹ 34.98 lakh and ₹ 36.88 lakh respectively. These are ex-showroom prices and are applicable across the country, except for Kerala. Inspired by the company's 'Toyota Racing Development' (TRD) heritage, the new Fortuner TRD comes with several sporty styling elements, including a dual-tone Pearl White shade and black roof, black exterior elements, and the signature TRD branding.
Commenting on the launch, Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President, Sales and Service, TKM, said, "The Fortuner TRD Limited Edition is yet another effort to cater to the customer demands by offering more than what they seek through unparalleled and segment-leading features. An important accessory to the Fortuner TRD Limited Edition to ensure customer safety is the air ionizer owing to the concerns about the air we breathe in these challenging times. What's more, the Fortuner TRD is truly exclusive and only limited units are being made available for SUV aficionados in the country."
In addition to the TRD grille, the SUV also comes with a new rear bumper with red accents, a skid plate, red TRD on the tailgate, and 18-inch charcoal black alloy wheels. Inside, the SUV comes with a dual-tone black and maroon interior and matching leather upholstery, along with dark woodgrain-pattern ornamentation and soft-touch material. Rest all features like Bi-Beam LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs, the 8-way adjustable power seats, 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), and more, remain unchanged.
The TRD edition also features exclusive features like - a 360-degree camera, auto-folding ORVMs, and illuminated scuff plates. Furthermore, Toyota also offers a range of optional accessories under Special Technology Package which includes a 'Head-up Display (HUD), Tyre Pressure Monitor (TPMS), Digital Video Recorder (DVR), Wireless Smartphone Charger and Welcome door puddle lamp, and an air ionizer.
Under the hood, the Toyota Fortuner TRD continued to feature the 2.8-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine generating a maximum of 174 bhp and a 450 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed automatic sequential transmission with paddle-shifters. The Fortuner also features the automatic Idle Stop-Start Function.