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2021 Toyota Fortuner Legender

2021 Toyota Fortuner facelift to launch on this day in India

  • Toyota has readied two new Fortuner SUV models for India.

  • Along with the standard Fortuner facelift, the company is planning to launch Fortuner Legender in India in January.

The facelifted Toyota Fortuner was globally revealed a few months back, along with the new model the company also has also revealed a higher-spec 'Legender' variant which was also spotted getting tested on the Indian roads a few days back. Now Toyota India has officially announced that it is launching a new model of the popular Fortuner SUV in India on January 6th.

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Goes without saying that it might be nothing other than the 2021 Fortuner facelift and the 2021 Fortuner Legender itself.

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While the standard Fortuner variant has been updated from inside out, the higher-spec Legender is a sportier-looking variant with sharper-looking projector lamps, L-shaped DRLs, a smaller blacked-out mesh grille, and a more aggressive-looking front bumper. It also rolls on larger 20-inch dual-tone alloy wheels which contribute to its dominant appeal.

Under the hood, both the models will come equipped with the same 2.8-litre V-GD diesel engine which will push out 204 bhp of maximum power and 400 Nm of peak torque. In addition to that, there will also be 2.7-litre petrol unit which will be offered in the standard model. As far as transmission options go, while the Legender will be limited to a 6-speed automatic transmission, the standard model will also be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox option. Also, a 4x4 system with a low-range transfer case is expected to be offered as a standard feature on the Legender trim.

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In terms of pricing, expect the new Fortuner to start from 32 lakh (ex-showroom), while the Fortuner Legender is expected to touch somewhere close to 41 lakh (ex-showroom). More details will be announced in January.

  • First Published Date : 23 Dec 2020, 06:50 PM IST