South Africa - India-made Toyota Etios Sport with Aero Kit launched

13/10/2014 - 11:56 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Powered by the 1.5-liter petrol engine. 

Toyota South Africa (Toyota SA) has launched a limited edition on the Etios hatchback (Etios Liva) called the Toyota Etios Sport. Restricted to 200 units, the Etios Sport sees the inclusion of a full bodykit. The variant is priced at 153,500 Rand (INR 8.49 lakhs).

Toyota Etios Sport South Africa
The Etios Sport is limited to just 200 units.

The front bumper is given a chin spoiler complemented with new surrounds extending near the foglight enclosure. In India, a similar bumper design is seen on the TRD Sportivo model). The car gets 15-inch alloy wheels apart from a side skirt itself. The rear bumper too gets a spoiler, but with a diffuser-like look. Completing the exterior changes are a roof spoiler and 'Sport' badging.

Toyota Etios Sport rear South Africa
The hatchback gets a full bodykit with 15-inch alloys.

Inside, the Etios Sport benefits from an upgraded audio system (already on offer in India) which features Bluetooth, USB, AUX-in and CD/MP3.

There are no mechanical upgrades in store, and the Sport continues to be powered by the 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine which pushes out 88.7 bhp at 5,600 rpm and 132 Nm of torque at 3,000 rpm, matched to a 5-speed manual transmission. In India, this engine is offered exclusively on the Etios Liva TRD Sportivo variant, though all variants of the Etios sedan can be had with this motor.

Toyota Etios Sport interior South Africa
An updated music system is the only change inside.

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