- Bookings for the facelifted Toyota Fortuner started unofficially.
- It’s going to get styling updates, new features, and potentially an updated diesel engine.
- The Legender would be a more expensive option, requiring a premium on standard models.
Toyota is expected to carry the facelifted Fortuner early next year. It seems like the facelifted model will be available in two broad trims: basic and more premium Legender, as seen in the Thai-spec model. In the run-up to its potential launch in January, Toyota Fortuner Legend Spotted experimenting during a TVC shooting.
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The Toyota Fortuner Legender will earn many refreshing style updates. It has a brand new nose with a thinner mesh grille, more aggressive bumpers, a stronger intake of air, a revamped fog lamp box, bi-LED headlights, and a small skid plate. The front looks smoother and more sporty than the front lifting model.
The Legender is also having a new alloy wheel style. It also features a dual-tone paint pattern, sequential LED turn signals, a redesigned rear bumper, and black-out ORVMs. This version misses the chrome detailing and instead goes for the sportier shiny black treatment.
Within the cabin, an all-black theme with leather seats is planned. New features planned aboard include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, a 360-degree display, and a sweep-to-open controlled tailgate.
The legend is expected to have the upgraded 2.8-liter turbo diesel engine which now produces 204HP and 500Nm (27PS and up to 80Nm more than before). (27PS and up to 80Nm more than before). (27PS and up to 80Nm more than before), (27PS and up to 80Nm more than before), (27PS and up to 80Nm more than before). The 2.7-liter petrol engine of the same power should be maintained. The choices for transmission could stay the same as before. A five-speed MT is the main petrol engine and a 6-speed MT is the diesel. The two are both given an optional 6-speed AT.
Expect Toyota Fortuner Legendary, which may be more pricey than the pre-lift ones, to claim a premium over the standard facelift versions. The initial Rs 28.66 lakh to Rs 34.43 lakh model is available in the (ex-showroom New Delhi). Many dealers have already begun to accept the bookings of Rs 50,000 for the facelifted Fortuner. The Ford Endeavor and MG Gloster prove to be rivals “as reported by www.cardekho.com”.