Toyota Motors is all set to bring in the Toyota Fortuner Legender to India early 2021. The enormously powerful version of its high-seller SUV, Toyota Fortuner, it will feature fresh front, rugged stance, a new set of equipments and big engine under its hood. Stated to be the off-road-ish avatar of the regular Fortuner, the Legender will possess tough capabilities of the famous Hilux pickup truck sold globally by the Japanese automobile giant.
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The reincarnated version of the Fortuner SUV will be sold side-by-side with the Fortuner in Toyota showroom across India. To be positioned above the Fortuner, the Legender will be the updated version with all-new frontage and long equipment list. It will come with a powerful 2.8L turbo diesel engine that will blow a big 204hp of power.
Exteriors combining brute yet premium stance
The outside of the Legender will carry reasonable differences against the ongoing Fortuner and will have its own unique stance. To be sold as a more premium vehicle with superior off-road skills, it will hold a different rear and side profile.
Although the regular Fortuner is also due for an update however it will be a mild one rather than holistic. Still, the Legender will manage to create its own space and significance with its sharp, rakish look, high bumper line and deep fog lamp housing. Further, adding more excitement is the large air dams beneath the front bumper, while the large Toyota insignia placed sprightly on the bumper.
The new sharp-looking white LEDs – inspired from Lexus – coupled with the double-barrel projector headlights with sequential LED turn indicators bestow freshness and a plush look upfront. The rear faces some tweaks while the sides are racked up with the new 20-inch wheels.
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Roomy interiors filled with tech connectivity
The inside will be capacious and tech loaded for sure. Some of the major attributes in the feature list comprise of large 9.0-inch touchscreen, two-tone seats, 360-degree reversing camera, Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, lane departure warning system, radar-guided cruise control and some more Hilux borrowed elements like wheel orientation sensor for off-road driving and other.
Take-on-anything engine with a monstrous output
Toyota Fortuner already flaunts a powerful engine, but Legender swank its attitude with a 2.8L diesel engine that is turbocharged to generate 204hp of power and 500Nm of torque. The enormous torque value is attainable with just 1,600rpm on the tachometer. After the launch of Toyota Legender, there are chances this powerful engine will also perform its duties on the Fortuner SUV.
Toyota Fortuner Legender will be pricier than regular Fortuner
The top-end variants of Fortuner SUV retail at nearly Rs 34.43 lakh, while the feature packed high-end trims are estimated to fall around the Rs 43 lakh mark.