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Toyota: Fortuner GR Sport Edition to be launched soon

Toyota will launch a new GR Sport edition of the popular SUV Fortuner in India very soon, seen for the first time recently. The SUV was launched globally in August last year, with significant changes in the exterior and interior.

Toyota introduces the GR, which stands for Green Revolution. Gaju Racing Sport ranges its global lineup. The international debut of the Fortuner’s GR Sport Edition was made in August last year with an updated exterior design and new features. It has already been launched in many markets apart from Indonesia. The company is currently preparing to throw it into the Indian market. The first spy images of the 2022 Toyota Fortuner GR Sport have surfaced on the internet and were spotted at Toyota India dealerships.

Major changes in exterior

The new Fortuner GR Sport Edition has received significant changes on its exterior, making it different from the regular model. It gets a sporty body kit that includes a dark chrome grille and chunky bumpers at the front and rear. A few more details were added, like the grille, bumpers, and front and side panels of the SUV; GR badging has been given on the tailgate. New 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels have been provided with the GR Sport. Chrome finish has been found on the ORVMs, air dam, door handles, window sills, and door sills. Though not much change has been seen in the rear, the new rear bumper gives it an intense look.

 SUV will come with new features

Toyota has also made significant changes to the new Fortuner GR Sport cabin. These include wireless charging, a 360-degree parking camera, an electrochromic rearview mirror, and redesigned instrument console. The new SUV also gets features like an entertainment screen and ambient lighting for the previous passengers. Apart from these, features like a powered tailgate, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with voice commands, dual-zone climate control, an inbuilt air purifier, seven airbags, a hill start assist, traction control, and lane departure warning have also been provided to SUV.

We will get three engine options.

Three engine options are given with the Toyota Fortuner GR Sport Edition. The first is a 2.7-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine, making 161 Bhp and 245 Nm of peak torque. The 2.4-litre diesel engine comes in second place, making 148 Bhp power and 400 Nm peak torque. Lastly, a 2.8-litre diesel engine has been given to the SUV that generates 201 Bhp power and 500 Nm peak torque. The company has passed the standard 6-speed automatic gearbox to all three engine options of this SUV. However, the four by four-choice will be available only with the 2.8-litre engine.

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