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New 'Sport' models for Toyota RunX

2006-09-01 19:03

The new Toyota RunX Sport

The new Sport package adds both exterior and interior styling variations together with enhanced specification to the RS package that it replaces.

Added to the exterior treatment for the Sport derivatives are a rear tailgate spoiler (as fitted to the RunX RX and RSi models), 16 inch alloy wheels of the same design as those of the RSi, side protection mouldings and door handles in body colour, and "Sport" badges.

Interior enhancements include full leather trim in dark grey with red stitching and red panel inserts. The centre rear seat backrest features a "Sport" logo in red. Door panels are in dark grey leather. Black overlay carpets have red and black binding. Leather covered steering wheel with satellite remote control for the audio system is fitted.

Features of the special edition RunX Sport include:

  • Leather seat facings and headrest trim (dark grey in colour) with leather door trim panels.
  • Leather-covered steering wheel incorporating remote audio controls
  • Colour-coded door handles and side protection mouldings
  • All-aluminium, latest generation fuel injected engines in 1,4 litre, 1,6 litre capacities. Power and torque figures are 71kW at 6000 r/min; 127Nm at 4800 r/min and 81kW at 6000 r/min: 146Nm at 4400 r/min respectively.
  • Disc brakes front and rear.
  • Power steering.
  • Transponder key immobiliser system and remote alarm.
  • Central locking with selective unlock feature.
  • Driver and passenger airbags with seat pre-tensioners and force limiters for the front seats.
  • ABS brakes with electronic brake force distribution (EBD).
  • Whiplash reducing front seat design.
  • Air-conditioning.
  • Height adjustment for the driver's seat.
  • Multi-function trip computer.
  • Electric windows at the front and power remote control for the side mirrors.
  • Radio/CD combination with integrated 6-CD shuttle


    RunX Sport 140 R151 000
    RunX Sport 160 R166 000

    Prices include VAT and a 5 year/90 000 kilometre service plan.


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