Toyota has shuffled the Fortuner’s line-up in the South African market with the introduction of the original Epic and Epic Black variants
Toyota has launched two original trims for the Fortuner known as Epic and Epic Black, which could maybe be unique to the South African market. The original Epic variants will only be on hand with the 2.8-litre diesel powertrain, and could lift about a cosmetic updates over the customary Fortuner. Additionally, the 2.8-litre diesel engine will now only be supplied with the Epic variants.
On the exterior, the Epic variants will reach equipped with a nudge bar with the ‘EPIC’ written on it, in conjunction with a tow hook on the rear. Interior the cabin, it gets about a additions including metallic scuff plates and custom ‘EPIC’ ground mats.
On the varied hand, the Fortuner Epic Black gets black remedy on the nudge bar, roof, exterior rear-leer mirrors, and also gets original classy alloy wheels. The original Epic objects would maybe also be had in Glacier White, Chromium Silver, Graphite Grey and Avant-Garde Bronze paint schemes.
By manner of apparatus on offer, the Fortuner Epic will gain the total aspects that used to be beforehand on offer with the Fortuner 2.8, including touchscreen infotainment with navigation, orderly entry with push-button run, dual-zone climate gain watch over, a reverse camera, TFT Multi-Files Point out (MID) with blue Optitron instrumentation, cruise gain watch over, steering-mounted controls, energy-adjustable driver seat, and a powered tailgate.
As mentioned earlier, the Epic and Epic Black editions will only be on hand with the 2.8-litre diesel engine, that has a maximum energy output of 177 hp. The engine comes mated to a 6-plug computerized gearbox as common, and the SUV would maybe also be had with either a 2WD or an all-wheel-pressure configuration.
Except for the 2.8-litre diesel engine, Toyota affords a smaller 2.4-litre diesel engine with the South Africa-spec Fortuner; which is the identical engine that’s frail by the Innova Crysta in India. The 2.7-litre VVTi petrol engine has also been retained, however, the extra great 4.0-litre V6 petrol engine rated at 234 hp/376 Nm, has now been discontinued. Additionally, the Fortuner will no longer be supplied with an no longer most well-known stick shifter in the nation.