Toyota RAV4 Gets Sporty Modellista Body Kit

by Mohammed Burman | 22/07/2020
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A new ‘Aero body kit’ for the Toyota RAV4 has recently been introduced in Malaysia. Developed by Modesllista, the Japanese automaker’s in-house tuning shop, the modification focuses only on enhancing the styling of the vehicle.

Toyota RAV4 has received an 'Aero body kit' from Modellista, the Japanese carmaker's in-house tuning shop. The new body kit gives the SUV a sportier appearance. In the front, a new bumper, a lip spoiler and new LED DRLs are added, while in the side profile, a muscular-looking side skirt is available. In the rear, a slightly redesigned bumper with sporty faux skid plate is provided. Moreover, a pre-selected body kit, called ‘Cool Shine kit’, is also offered and can be purchased separately or combined with the ‘Aero kit’. This kit includes a grill garnish, headlight garnish, garnish, 19-inch dual-tone 10-spoke aluminium wheels. These body packages were introduced through Toyota’s Wing Hin dealership in Balakong in the Malaysian auto market.

toyota rav4 modellista front three quarters

The body package offered by Modesllista gives the Toyota RAV4 a rugged appearance.


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Launched in Malaysia at RM 196,500 (around INR 35 lakh), the Toyota RAV4 is equipped with a wide range of features such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a 360-degree camera, etc. In the safety front, the vehicle comes with seven airbags, Dynamic Cruise Control, Collision Prevention System, Dynamic Cruise Control and Lane Keep Assist.

toyota rav4 modellista rear three quarters

With numerous accessories, the Toyota RAV4 looks more attractive.

The Toyota RAV4 keeps under its hood two motor options: a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated inline-4 gasoline burner with 173 PS against 207 Nm and is paired with a CVT and a 2.5-litre naturally aspirated inline-4 petrol motor with 207 PS against 243 Nm and is coupled with an 8-speed AT. Both of the two versions are offered with paddle shifters behind the driving wheel. There are three driving modes available: Sport, Eco and Normal.


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An off-road-spec body kit is also offered for the RAV4, called JAOs, in Japan. The features offered by this kit include a bumper with a protective bar, a bash plate and a nose protector in the front; 20-inch dual-tone aluminium rims, a body protector and a pillar protector for the C-pillar on the side profile. Generally, this body package looks amazing, contributing to the robust appearance of the SUV.

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