Just after launching the all-new powerful Fortuner early this year. Toyota is now planning to bring Toyota Fortuner GR sport in India.
People familiar with Toyota’s global Nomenclature format are aware that the TRD Sportivo name is associated with Toyota Sporty Flagship variants. Now Toyota Motors is slowly phasing out its TRD (Toyota Racing Development) variants with Gazoo Racing (GR) variants. It is only a matter of time before GR name made it to their car and SUV models.
A few days back Toyota has launched its Flagship new range of GR sport models in the Indonesian market. And similar variants are soon launching in other markets like India, Australia, and even Malaysia.
- Toyota is replacing TRD Sportivo with GR Sport branding
- New range of Toyota GR Sport models are introduced in indonesia
- Crysta GR and Fortuner GR will could make it to India
- GR Bading models are more sporty offers lot of cosmetic and features
What’s new in the Toyota Fortuner GR Sport
The GR model essentially gets a cosmetic makeover which makes them appear more sporty than the standard models. Although GR Range does not get performance and handling upgrades.
The standard treatment in GR range contains a body kit, new wheel designs, GR badging replacing the TRD Sportivo logos, blacked-out trims, and in some cases, additional equipment too. Toyota’s Gazoo Racing range of products is broadly categorized into four divisions – GR Parts, GR Sport, GR, and GRMN.
GR Parts essentially supplies motorsports-inspired aftermarket parts. Meanwhile, the GR and GRMN divisions produce proper performance-focused models.
About GR Sport India launch
Out of all GR range models launched in Indonesia. Only Toyota Fortuner is available in India. before launching the pre-facelift updated Fortuner early this year. Toyota was selling the Fortuner TRD variant in India and there are very high chances that the Toyota Fortuner GR could also make it to India
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