New Toyota Fortuner
New Toyota Fortunertoyota
2.7 litre petrol 2.8 litre diesel
MT (Rs) AT (Rs) 2WD (Rs) 4WD (Rs)
25.92 lakh 27.61 lakh MT AT MT AT
27.52 lakh 29.14 lakh 30.05 lakh 31.12 lakh

14.44 p.m.: With that Toyota Fortuner launch event concludes.

14.43 p.m.: The new Toyota Fortuner enters the battle of SUVs in India.

14.37 p.m.: The new Toyota Fortuner will come in seven shades– Dark Brown, Super White, Attitude Black, Avant Grade Bronze Metallic, Dark Grey Mica Metallic, Phantom Brown Metallic and Silver Metallic.

14.35 p.m.: The all new Toyota Fortuner takes centre stage.

14.28 p.m.: While the petrol SUV claims to deliver a mileage of 12kmpl, the diesel returns 14kmpl.

14.26 p.m.: The SUV comes equipped with with 7 SRS airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake distribution), Brake assist, hill-start assist control (HAC), vehicle stability control (VSC), emergency stop signal (ESS) and downhill assist control (DAC).

14.24 p.m.: The SUV gets upmarket interior with a seating capacity of seven and leather wrapped seats.

14.24 p.m.: The new Toyota Fortuner has been launched with a price tag starting at Rs 25.92 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

14.20 p.m.: The new Fortuner features projector headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs) and LED tail-lamps.

14.16 p.m.: The star of the event -- the all new Fortuner -- is expected to be on stage shortly.

14.15 p.m.: Hiroki Nakajima, chief engineer for the Fortuner, takes the stage.

14.12 p.m.: The design of the new Toyota Fortuner is based on two points -- Tough and Cool.

14.10 p.m.: Akito Tachibana is on the stage, talking about the journey of the Fortuner.

14.07 p.m.: The latest iteration of the Fortuner SUV is the second generation in India.

14.04 p.m.: The new Toyota Fortuner launch event begins.

13.30 p.m.: The length of the SUV has been increased by 90mm and the full-size SUV is expected to be lighter than the current model.

13.18p.m.: In terms of dimensions, the new Fortuner measures 4,795mm in length, 1,855mm in width and 1,835mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2,750mm.

13.14 p.m.: Inside the cabin, the SUV is expected to house 7-inch T-Connect infotainment system, electrically adjustable driver's seat and cruise control.

13.07 p.m.: The 2016 Fortuner model gets bi-xenon LED projector headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs), electric tailgate and LED tail-lamps.

13.00 p.m.: The new Fortuner is built on the Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA) platform.

12.56 p.m.: The SUV in its new avatar will come in four-wheel drive (4WD) and two-wheel drive (2WD) options in both manual and automatic gearbox.

12.52 p.m.: The new Fortuner is expected to offer different drive modes.

12.34 p.m.: The new Toyota Fortuner launch event will begin shortly.

The stage is all set to welcome the new Toyota Fortuner in India, which breaks covers in the country on Monday, November 7. The bookings for the new iteration of the full-size SUV are already underway and the new Fortuner is expected to come with a price tag in the range of Rs 33 lakh to Rs 40 lakh.

The new Fortuner, which is based on an all new platform, wears new styling and is said to be lighter than the current model in the market. It is expected to host a slew of goodies and will pack both petrol and diesel engines under the hood.

New Toyota Fortuner: All you need to know

Expected to be offered in six variants -- 4x2 Petrol Manual, 4x2 Petrol Auto, 4x2 Diesel Manual, 4x2 Diesel Auto, 4x4 Diesel Manual, 4x4 Diesel Auto -- the new Fortuner will get 2.8-litre GD diesel and a 2.7-litre petrol engines under the hood. While the diesel variant will generate a power of 175bhp and 360Nm of torque, the petrol mill will be tuned to pump in 158bhp of power along with 245Nm of torque. The transmission in both will be handled by a six-speed manual and automatic gearbox.

The new Fortuner measures 4,795mm in length, 1,855mm in width and 1,835mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2,750mm. The seven-seater SUV is expected to come equipped with safety features such as ABS (anti-lock Braking system) with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), brake assist, TRC (traction control), HAC (hill-start assist control) and seven airbags.

When launched in India, the new Fortuner of Toyota will be up against new Ford Endeavour and Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Stay tuned as we bring you the live updates from the launch of the new Fortuner.

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