The latest-gen relies on the corporate’ TNGA platform that it shares with its stablemates.
- Last Updated: April 15, 2020, 10:32 AM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
Toyota has formally revealed the brand new technology Harrier SUV in Japan. The automobile will likely be launched in worldwide markets later this 12 months. Now in its fourth technology, the Harrier was first launched within the late 1990 s and shaped the idea of the Lexus RX.
The latest-gen relies on the corporate’ TNGA platform that it shares with its stablemates. It sports activities a brand new aggressive design with coupe-style physique form. Dominating the entrance is a big central air-dam with chrome stripes alongside its higher and decrease edges. The headlamps are actually an all-LED unit and are actually sleeker; the previous characteristic J-shaped LED DRLs consistent with the brand new Corolla in worldwide markets. Like its predecessor, the brand new Harrier’s grille is closed off, aside from a slim opening alongside the decrease edge, although the Harrier badge now makes means for a Toyota brand.
At the again, the LED tail-lamps are a lot sleeker than earlier than and comes with a light-weight bar that extends into the central Toyota badge on the boot-lid.
On the within, the automobile will get a big 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. There are touch-operated air-con system positioned under the infotainment system. The instrument cluster is a extra standard unit, sporting twin dials on both aspect of a bigger MID show.
In phrases of options, the brand new automobile comes with a JBL audio system, electrochromic panoramic sunroof, the model’s Safety Sense collision system, a digital rear-view mirror.
At its coronary heart, the brand new Harrier will likely be obtainable with a alternative between petrol and hybrid powertrains. The commonplace petrol mannequin comes with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit able to creating 171hp and 2017Nm of torque via a CVT gearbox as commonplace.
The hybrid mannequin, alternatively, comes with a 178hp, 2.5-litre petrol engine paired with a front-mounted 88kW electrical motor in 2WD type giving a complete system output of 218hp. Four-wheel drive fashions get a further 40kW electrical motor powering the rear axle.