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New Toyota Fortuner Revealed; Will Arrive in India in 2016

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Toyota today revealed the new Fortuner in Australia with a launch date set for the end of October. However, the SUV will arrive in India next year - at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Toyota will now offer the Fortuner in Australia with its new 2.8-litre direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo-diesel unit.

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As far as transmission options on the new Toyota Fortuner are concerned, it will get a choice of a new 6-speed manual along with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The manual gearbox features 'intelligent' technology that promises smoother shifting by matching engine speed to transmission speed. The SUV also sports a part-time 4x4 system that can be accessed via a dial.

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To be offered in 3 grades, namely, GX, GXL and Crusade, which will come fitted with trailer sway control, front and rear air-conditioning, large touchscreen audio displays, Toyota Link connected mobility, side steps, 17 or 18-inch wheels, disc brakes front and rear, and an air-conditioned compartment that helps keep drinks and food warm or cold.

New Toyota Fortuner Rear

While roof rails, fog-lamps, reverse parking sensors, keyless smart entry and start, and downhill assist control have been reserved for the GXL and Crusade trims, bi-LED head-lamps and LED daytime running lamps, a power back door and 18-inch alloys with highway tyres are available only on the Crusade grade.

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New Toyota Fortuner Specs:

Length - 4795mm

Width - 1855mm

Height - 1835mm

Wheelbase - 2745mm

Running clearance - 225mm

Engine type - Turbo-diesel

Displacement - 2755cc

Power - 174bhp

Torque - 420Nm (Manual)/ 450Nm (AT)

Transmissions - 6-speed manual/ 6-speed automatic

Fuel System - High-pressure direct injection

4x4 System - Part-time

Front Suspension - Double wishbone, stabiliser bar

Rear Suspension - 5-link, coil springs, stabiliser bar

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Fuel Tank - 80 litres

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