• New Toyota Fortuner starts arriving at dealerships ahead of November launch
    New Toyota Fortuner starts arriving at dealerships ahead of November launchFacebook/ Guhan Shetty
  • New Toyota Fortuner
    New Toyota FortunerFacebook/ Guhan Shetty

Toyota's new Fortuner is slated for its market launch in India on November 7 and ahead of its launch, the SUV has started reaching dealerships in the country. A fresh batch of images of the new Fortuner, which are believed to have been taken at a dealership, has started making rounds on the internet, suggesting that the preparations are well underway.

The latest images were shared on Facebook by Guhan Shetty. The new Toyota Fortuner India website is already live and the company has started accepting the registration for the SUV. Expected to start delivery by next month, the new Fortuner is also open for bookings in the country for a down-payment of Rs 2 lakh. According to latest reports, the 2016 Toyota Fortuner will see a price tag in the rage of Rs 33 lakh to Rs 40 lakh.

In terms of dimensions, the 2016 Fortuner measures 795mm in length, 1,855mm in width, 1,835mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2,750mm. The Fortuner gets a revised front bumper with bi-xenon LED projector headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs) and LED tail-lamps. It is expected to accommodate features such as 7-inch T-Connect infotainment system, reverse camera, electrically adjustable driver's seat and cruise control and engine start/stop button.

Under the bonnet of the new seven-seater Fortuner will be a 2.8-litre GD diesel and a 2.7-litre petrol engines. 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. We also hear that there will be a 2.4-liter GD diesel engine in the line-up, which will be tuned to generate 148bhp of power and 344NM of torque.

The transmission in the SUV will be handled by six-speed manual and automatic gearbox. The new Fortuner will offer different drive modes and will come in four-wheel drive (4WD) and two-wheel drive (2WD) options in both manual and automatic gearbox.

Image Source: Facebook/ Guhan Shetty