1 Aug 2000
The KJ received the TJ Magna’s facelifted items and also gained the old Sports model’s four-speed Tiptronic-style automatic shift facility. New trim and better equipment levels were also introduced.
The Verada also received the more powerful 155kW 3.5L V6 engine in September ’01, while the KJ Series II of August ’02 saw a new model variant – the GT-V – along with redesigned wheels and revised trim.
The Verada 4WD was released in January ’03, powered by a 154kW 3.5L V6 engine.