Toyota Fortuner with the KitUp body kit wants to be a Lexus!

KitUp is a popular name among people love modifying vehicles. It is a custom house based in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore and have done a commendable job on some cars in the past. We have featured some of their work on the website and here we have one of their latest work. This time KitUp Automotive has modified one of the most popular full size SUV in the country Toyota Fortuner.

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The Fortuner gets a body kit that gives the SUV a butch look and gives it a premium or even a luxury car feel. Starting from the front, grille and the bumper has been completely redesigned. It now gets a Lexus inspired wide grille with chrome outlines on it. It still retains the Toyota Logo on the grille. There are boomerang shaped LED DRLs on both side of the bumper and there is a fog lamp at the bottom of the bumper along with chrome inserts in them. Overall the front of the Fortuner looks aggressive and premium at the same time.

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Coming to the side of the car, no major changes are to be seen. It now gets an aftermarket sporty looking alloy wheel, chrome door handles, and side step for getting in and out of the car comfortably. At the rear it gets chrome garnishes at places like tail lights, on the boot. The loading lip of the boot also gets a plate to protect it from scratches. The rear bumper is also modified and gets reflector lights in them. Chrome inserts can be seen on te rear bumper as well. Other addition to the car is the rear LED pillar lights and a sportier looking spoiler with LED lights integrated to it.

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It is not known if the interiors of the car has also been modified. Overall, the modified Toyota Fortuner looks premium and agressive after the installation of the new body kit. Toyota Fortuner is offered with a 2.7 litre petrol and a 2.8 litre turbo diesel engine. The turbo diesel engine is likely to be replaced with a 2.4 litre unit inorder to meet the upcoming emission norms and t keep the cost in check. Toyota is also working on a Fortuner facelift and it was also recently spotted testing in Thailand. The facelifted Fortuner is expected to get a mild design refresh while retaining much of its butch looks, and a bunch of other new features to make it even more appealing.