At an event to celebrate the Toyota Fortuner LTD Edition and Toyota Dakar Hilux, Toyota SA has released information about additions to their vehicles from October 2013, as well as pricing for the special models.
As from October 2013 both Fortuner and Hilux will get the following specification upgrades (not specific to special editions):
A new Multimedia system is adopted which incorporates a number of new features.
Fortuner 2.5 D-4D and Hilux Single Cab SRX models get Bluetooth audio and hands-free functionality.
Bluetooth has been added to Hilux Xtra Cab and Double Cab SRX models.
Fortuner 3.0 D-4D & 4.0 V6 models as well as Hilux Xtra Cab Raider and Double Cab Raiders are now able to play DVD discs as well as iPod videos.
The Display Audio screen is also upgraded to a higher resolution VGA display which offers a higher quality image, with the Radio/CD unit receiving an upgrade from a 1-line to 3-line display.
Fortuner interior colour (dashboard, upholstery, carpets and trim items) will change from chamois to black. The wood trim will also change to match the change in leather colour.
The Hilux upper Instrument panel will change from dark Grey to black.
A reverse camera has been added to Hilux Double Cab 3.0 D-4D and 4.0 V6 models.
Here’s a recap of the features and prices on the special edition vehicles:
DAKAR Hilux features:
Stainless steel nudge bar with Dakar logo
Stainless steel rear styling bar with Dakar logo
Stainless steel side steps with Dakar logo
Rear step bumper with towbar
Black tonneau cover
Smoky grey alloy wheels
Body coloured mirrors
Body cloured door handles
Tailgate Dakar badge
Black leather seats with red stitching
Black leather door inserts with red stitching
Black carpet set with red Dakar embroidery and red border
Reverse camera (Xtra Cab and Double Cab)
DAKAR Hilux pricing (incl. VAT):
Hilux Single Cab 2.7 VVTi Raised Body DAKAR R292 200
Hilux SC 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR R333 800
Hilux SC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR R385 600
Hilux Xtra Cab 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR R364 500
Hilux XC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR R416 500
Hilux Double Cab 2.7 VVTi RB DAKAR R365 800
Hilux DC 2.5 D-4D RB DAKAR R397 100
Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR R420 900
Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D RB AT DAKAR R433 700
Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR R473 700
Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 AT DAKAR R486 400
Hilux DC 4.0 V6 RB AT DAKAR R433 000
Hilux DC 4.0 V6 4X4 AT DAKAR R509 100
Fortuner LTD Edition features (cost of R11 000)
Stainless steel nudge bar with unique branded, cut-out “LTD Edition” badging
Stainless steel side steps with unique branded, cut-out “LTD Edition” badging
Tow bar with matt black finish
Rear sill protector
Smokey grey 17” alloys
Chrome side mirrors
“LTD Edition” rear badging
Overlay carpet set with “LTD Edition” embroidery
Fortuner LTD Edition Pricing (incl VAT)
Fortuner 3.0 D-4D RB LTD Edition R434 700
Fortuner 3.0 D-4D RB AT LTD Edition R446 700
Fortuner 4.0 V6 RB AT LTD Edition R463 900
Fortuner 3.0 D-4D 4×4 LTD Edition R482 700
Fortuner 3.0 D-4D 4×4 AT LTD Edition R494 900
Fortuner 4.0 V6 4×4 AT LTD Edition R511 700