Wednesday, July 06, 2011
By Pranjal Gera
Revamped Toyota Fortuner to Arrive Next Year
Toyota Fortuner is definitely one of the hottest selling SUV out there in the Indian auto market. Each time Toyota puts the Fortuner up for sales, the car booking finish up in a flash. Elegant design, mind numbing power, and excellent price work in favour of the Toyota Fortuner. This is not where it ends; the Toyota Fortuner is getting ready to pull more people towards itself. Toyota plans to upgrade its frontrunner for its admirers. The revamped Toyota Fortuner will boast off new looks and features. The engine specifications and the technical stuff in 2012 model of Toyota Fortuner will remain the same as the current version.
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The Toyota Fortuner will get a new front look with a more aggressive front grille, re-vamped headlamps, chrome under the front bumper for a sportier look, plus a set of new foglamps to give Toyota Fortuner better looks. The rear wind-shield will extend to the sides to give a sportier as well as an elegant look. Another major change will be integration of turn indicators on the rear view mirrors. The engine of the Toyota Fortuner is expected to remain the same 3.0L D-4D CRDi with intercooler turbocharger. The engine delivers a maximum torque of 343Nm and a maximum power of 170bhp. The 5 speed manual transmission of the Toyota Fortuner is also expected to remain in the 2012 model.
Some of the popular hatchback models in the Indian auto market are Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Figo, Maruti Swift, Hyundai i10 and Volkswagen Polo. Apart from these popular models, cars going to hit the Indian roads this year are Chevrolet Beat Diesel, Maruti Cervo and New Ford Fiesta.