Toyota plans to bring an updated model of its popular SUV Fortuner. Leaked photos of the new Toyota Fortuner have surfaced before. Now the new report has claimed that on June 4, the Fortuner facelift will be global unveiled in Thailand.
Leaked photos have revealed many details of the new Fortuner. The updated model’s front look will be different from the current model. It has a new front bumper, new grille, LED headlamps with LED lights. The shape of the SUV’s bonnet has also undergone minor changes.
The updated Fortuner will get new 17-inch alloy wheels and redesigned LED taillamps. There will be mild changes in the design of the rear bumpers as well. Overall, the updated Fortuner’s design is inspired by new SUVs such as Toyota’s RAV4 and Raize. Talking of the cabin, the SUV is expected to make some other minor changes with a more advanced infotainment system.
More powerful engine
The updated Toyota Fortuner in the international markets will get a more powerful version of the 2.8-liter diesel engine. It is being said that the powerful version will get more than 200hp power, while at present this engine gives 177hp power. Talking about the Indian market, the new Fortuner is expected to get the current model BS6 compliant 2.7-liter petrol and 2.8-liter diesel engine.
When will the new Fortuner be launched in India?
The Fortuner facelift will be first launched in Thailand. After this the SUV will be launched in other international markets. The new Fortuner is expected to be launched in the Indian market early next year. Earlier, the company is preparing to bring a ‘special edition’ of the existing model of Fortuner in India.