• Toyota Fortuner GR-S Launched at Rs 48.43 lakh

Featuring Garoo Racing’s badges and interior trim, the special variant gets a re-tuned suspension and will be offered only with one engine option

The Fortuner’s lineup in India has just gotten bigger with the launch of the new Toyota Fortuner GR-S. It is priced at Rs 48.34 lakh and gets various cosmetic changes along with a newly tuned suspension setup. The GR in GR-S stands for Gazoo Racing, Toyota’s performance division and the S stands for Sport. 

The Fortuner GR-S gets a new black and dual-toned radiator grille, modified front bumper, all-black 18-inch alloy wheels and GR badges on the fenders, boot lid and the front grille, giving the Fortuner a sporty look on the outside. 

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The interior gets an all-black treatment with red stitching on the black suede and leather seats, GR badges on the start button, front headrests and the steering wheel along with a new instrument cluster. 

Under the hood, sits a 204PS, 2.4-litre diesel engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift and paddle shift. The Fortuner GR-S also gets the suspension setup  tuned by the Gazoo Racing division. 

The Fortuner GR-S’s main rivals will be the Jeep Meridian, Skoda Kodiaq, MG Gloster, the Isuzu mu-X and the soon-to-be launched VW Tiguan All-Space. 

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