Toyota Fortuner Legender SUV India Launch Confirmed: Will Rival The MG Gloster

Toyota is said to be working on introducing the Fortuner Legender SUV in the Indian market. The Toyota Fortuner Legender is a more powerful and premium version of the standard SUV on sale in the country.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

According to Autocar India, the Toyota Fortuner Legender SUV will go on sale in India sometime in early-2021. The Fortuner Legender will not replace the standard SUV but sold alongside it as a more premium version.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

The Fortuner Legender SUV comes with significant design changes, along with a number of new features and a completely different engine as well. Starting from the front, the Legender has a much sharper set of LED headlamps with individual elements and dual projector setup and integrated LED DRLs. There are also dynamic LED turn indicator strips lower down on the bumper.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

Other changes also include a new sleeker grille with the ‘Toyota' badging at the centre. A brand new front bumper with sharp creases and LED fog lamps on either side of the large air intake. The SUV also features a new set of 20-inch alloy wheels, along with some additional design revisions at the rear of the SUV.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

Moving inside, the Toyota Fortuner Legender continues to offer a host of additional features and equipment. The SUV comes with a larger touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 360-degree camera, premium dual-tone upholstery on the seats, wireless charging, automatic climate control, lane-departure warning, cruise control, a Hilux-like steering wheel with mounted controls and many others.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

However, the most impressive aspect of the Toyota Fortuner Legender is its engine. The premium SUV comes powered by a 2.8-litre diesel engine producing 204bhp and 500Nm of peak torque. The engine could come mated to a manual gearbox, with the optional automatic transmission also on offer.

Toyota Fortuner Legender India Launch Confirmed For Early-2021: A More Powerful & Premium Version Of The Fortuner SUV

Thoughts On The Toyota Fortuner Legender SUV For India

The Toyota Fortuner Legender is a more premium version of the popular SUV from the brand. The Legender will come with a price tag much higher than the standard SUV and is expected to be in the range of Rs 40 lakh, ex-showroom. It will rival the likes of the MG Gloster in the Indian market.

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Article Published On: Friday, December 11, 2020, 10:35 [IST]
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