Fiat Toro (2016) Photo & Video
In October 2015 the US-Italian concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has officially declassified its new model called Toro – unformatted mid-size pickup truck with bold appearance and impressive technical component.
The appearance of Fiat Toro is executed in a rather extravagant and flashy style, and the most spectacular feature is endowed with its “front” part – “duplex” optics with narrow sections of LED running lights, handed down at the very hood and massive grille.
The overall dimensions of the four-door Fiat Toro count 4915 mm in length, 1844 mm in width and its height is 1735 mm. The wheelbase of the “truck” reaches 2990 mm, and its ground clearance equals 207 mm.
Stylish dashboard and modern design of the pickup interior is combined with sturdy materials and assembly quality. Its salon is able to comfortably accommodate the driver and four crew members.
Behind the four-door cab of Fiat Toro a loading platform is installed with capacity of 850 liters and swinging “doors” of the tailgate. Lifting capacity of the Italian pick-up in a gasoline version is 650 kg and in a diesel version – approximately one ton.
Fiat Toro is available with two power units to choose from: in-line four-cylinder engine E-TorQ Flex with a displacement of 1.8 liters, capable of running on gasoline and ethanol with the output of is 130 horsepower and 185 Nm of maximum torque. It is combined with a 6-step “automat” and the drive wheels of the front axle.
The alternative engine is a diesel 2.0-liter “Quartet” MultiJet II unit with Common Rail fuel injection system, turbocharger and solenoid injectors, issuing 170 horsepower at 3750 revolutions / minute and 350 Nm of torque rods at 1500 rev / min. This engine is combined with a 6-speed manual or a 9-band automatic gearbox, front-wheel or all-wheel drive.
The car is built on a front-wheel “trolley” from Jeep Renegade crossover with a transversely placed engine, supporting structure of the body and independent suspension “in a circle” – standard MacPherson strut front and multi-link rear architecture.
The “Italian” is standardly equipped with electric power steering control and disc brakes on all wheels, ABS, EBD, ESP, assist system at start lifting, air conditioning, on-board computer with a 3.5-inch screen, audio system, front airbags, cruise control, rear parking sensors, and other options.
Its “top” configuration additionally has seven airbags, dual-zone “climate”, multimedia center with 5-inch display, rearview camera, 17-inch alloy wheels and other “bells and whistles”.
Serial production of Fiat Toro is deployed in the Brazilian factory FCA. Sales of the pickup on the local market began in February 2016 and the novelty should soon reach other South American countries.