2016 Toyota Fortuner snapped on Thai roads without camouflage – Spied
Posted on: Jul 14, 2015 - 4:05pm IST
Gets Corolla-inspired LED positioning lights.
Seen here are more spyshots of the 2016 Toyota Fortuner, sans camouflage, on Thai roads ahead of its public premiere on July 17, 2015.
These spyshots further highlight the design details of the second generation Hilux-based SUV. The front gets Corolla-inspired LED positioning lights, a dual-slat chrome grille and inverted D-shaped chrome enclosures for the foglights.
Over to the sides, the 12-spoke 18-inch alloys lend the Fortuner a lot of character as do the new taillight clusters which appear to sport LED units. Towards the rear, Toyota has not gone overboard with the chrome, reserving it only to the registration plate enclosure, which also receives the ‘Fortuner’ branding.
To recap, the 2016 Fortuner will be powered by the new 2.4- and 2.8-liter four-cylinder GD diesel engines paired to 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions. A 2.7-liter VVT-i petrol will also be offered, the engine being carried over from the first-gen Fortuner. The diesel engines are expected to be 10 percent more fuel efficient than the KD-series Fortuner powered by 2.5- and 3.0-liter engines.
An Indian market launch of the new Fortuner is expected to take place next year, though TKM (Toyota Kirloskar Motor) could unveil the SUV at the Auto Expo in February 2016.
2016 Toyota Fortuner – Image Gallery
[Source – NewFortunerClub]