Toyota Fortuner: Adventure Aplenty

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Toyota Fortuner: Adventure Aplenty


Refined yet muscular, powerful yet agile, rugged yet comfortable, the Fortuner feels like the ultimate freedom machine, say the enthusiasts.

The Fortunerarouses similar sentiments in many “and why not,” says the spokesperson, “given that it is packed to the hilt with a variety of up-to-the-minute additions such as astylish front bumper, rear & roof spoiler, an imposing TRD Sportivo emblem and a muffler cutter. Livening-up the entire package is a TRD side tape stripe. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo’s splendid form is further adorned with chrome radiator grille, HID headlamps and magnificent 17” Alloy Wheels.”

Interestingly, TRD means Toyota Racing Development. It is meant for Special Edition vehicles, with high-performance parts and accessories that are used by Toyota racing teams, worldwide.

Engineered for the discerning driver, Fortuner TRD Sportivo’s comfortable cabin is equipped with an ergonomic interface – a horizontal-theme instrument panel set within strikingly beautiful black woodgrain paneling. Abundant storage space and rich appointments reinforce the high-class feel of the luxurious 4WD. Everything is within easy reach – the steering wheel has controls for audio, MID and Bluetooth, apart from cruise control. The Bluetooth integrated CD/MP3 player audio system is equipped with a 6.1” display.

The other high-end flourishes include a dual auto air-conditioner, 6-way power driver seat, back view camera, headlamp cleaners, retractable outer mirrors with turn signals and a side-step. Generous cabin space can be quickly re-arranged to accommodate various combinations of people/luggage. Three rows of leather seats comfortably seat seven adults. The third and second row seats can be folded and stowed away – freeing up even more luggage space!

A genuine 4-Wheel Drive, the Fortuner TRD Sportivo is equipped with an advanced large displacement engine and tough chassis for an uncompromising performance, whether on-road or off-road.

At the heart of the vehicle is a V6 4.0-litre, 24-valve VVT-i engine that delivers output of 235 HP and torque of 38.3 kg-m in SAE net. The 5-speed Automatic Transmission engine, incorporating advanced electronics technology, provides optimum shift control, making the Fortuner TRD easier to drive.

Advanced safety features in the Fortuner TRD Sportivo include an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) that prevents wheels from locking and skidding, especially while braking in difficult conditions. Driver and front passenger airbags protect the front seat passengers in case of heavy impact. Additionally, the rear parking sensors, headlamp leveling, anti-theft engine immobiliser, crash safety body with crumple zones reassure and protect occupants.

All specifications listed above are standard Toyota equipment. Safety kit (fire extinguisher, warning triangle, tyre pressure gauge & first aid kit) is a dealer installed non Toyota item provided on Toyota models as standard equipment. The vehicle specifications may change without prior notice. Pictures and colours may differ from actual specifications of the vehicles. For further details & to ascertain availability of stocks, please visit your nearest Toyota showroom. All model grade descriptions are grade names given by Saud Bahwan Automotive(SBA) and are meant for differentiation purposes only.

In Oman, the nationwide parts and service network of SBA supports Toyota’s outstanding product quality. No wonder then that today, Toyota is one of the most trusted and well-known brands.

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