This Toyota Fortuner wants to be a Lexus [Video]

The Toyota Fortuner has been the most popular premium SUV in the country for a while now. The Fortuner is the go-to SUV for among the nation’s power brokers and rule makers. Now, Faridabad’s Thirty Six Toyota showroom is offering a host of accessories for the Fortuner which youtuber it’s me Bishnoi highlights in the video below.

The accessories package for the Fortuner by Thirty Six Toyota adds on a host of cosmetic upgrades to the SUV. Up front, the Toyota Fortuner gets a new chrome grille while the headlines flanking it on either side also get chrome borders that add to the bling factor. Essentially, it looks like a Lexus SUV. Interestingly, Toyota has started selling Lexus SUVs in India.

The front bumper on the Fortuner is new as well and is designed after the one found on the TRD variant. The new front bumper sports LED daytime running lights on each side along with what is referred to by the dealership as a front bumper spoiler. This slightly juts out ahead a features a dual tone paint scheme which is mostly white with silver on the edges. The silver cladding is also seen on the skid plate fitted to the front of the Fortuner.

Move to the sides and you get chromed out door handles housings which helps reduce scratches and enhances the looks of the SUV. Also seen is cladding on the bottom of the doors is cladding which is done in two shades black and silver. The silver section of the cladding on the rear door features the SUV’s name embossed onto it in black. Also seen are rain visor fitted onto the doors which also get chrome borders. Another new feature on this modified Fortuner is the automatically folding ORVMs, which open out when you switch on the ignition and close when you lock the SUV.

This Toyota Fortuner wants to be a Lexus [Video]

The rear end of the Fortuner has also been extensively modified with add-ons. The changes on the Fortuner’s rear include a new bumper which features a black diffuser element and silver cladding and is painted white. Other changes on the rear include a step guard done up in chrome and chrome garnishing under the section that houses the registration plate.

The lighting on the rear end of the Fortuner has been given a big upgrade with anew D-Pillar mounted brake light. The reflectors now also light up as well. Both the reflectors and taillights also get chrome surrounds as well.

This accessories package for the Toyota Fortuner is offered exclusively by the Thirty Six Toyota showroom in Faridabad and cost Rs 1.6 lakhs. Customers who wish to just change the bumpers can do so at a cost of Rs 70,000. From Toyota to Lexus in 1.6 lakhs! Not a bad deal we must say.