Mohanlal is a well known name in the Indian film industry. He is a superstar in the Malayalam movie industry or Mollywood and has also done some good roles in other languages too. Just like any other actors, Mohanlal also has a garage filled with luxury cars but, it looks like he is more of a Toyota fan. He has cars like Toyota Land Cruiser and also bought Toyota’s most expensive MPV in India the Vellfire. The Actor has now bought a brand new Toyota Innova Crysta which is one of the most popular MPV country. The newly bought Innova Crysta by the actor is actually in a bit of controversy after the security personnel at a temple had allowed actor’s car near temple entrance.
The news of Actor Mohanlal buying a new Toyota Innova Crysta was actually shared by his fans on their Facebook page. The pictures of actor taking the delivery of the new Innova Crysta was also shared on the internet. It looks like after taking the delivery, the car was taken to The Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple.
As per the reports, the security personnel had allegedly opened gates of the temple to allow Mohanalal’s brand new Innova Crysta near the temple entrance. The Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple administration has issued show cause notice to the security officers on duty. The show cause notice asks security officers to specify the reason why they had opened the gates and allowed the car inside.
The temple administrator has also instructed the authorities to suspend three security personnel in relation to this incident. The security officers on duty have also come up with clarification that they had opened the gates as three members of the governing body were present at the spot.
Toyota Innova and Toyota Innova Crysta has been present in the Indian market for a very long time. It was brought in Indian market as a replacement to the Toyota Qualis which was also a popular MPV. Over time, Toyota made necessary changes to keep it fresh. Innova Crysta is now a premium MPV and earlier this year Toyota had launched the 2021 version with some cosmetic changes and other updates.
The Innova Crysta that actor Mohanlal has bought now is not his first Innova. He already has a Crysta in white colour. The one he has bought now is in Garnet Red shade. The actor has gone for the top-end ZX automatic variant. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is powered by a 2.7 litre engine that generates 163 Bhp and 245 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version of the Innova Crysta is powered by a 2.4 litre turbocharged engine that generates 148 Bhp and 343 Nm and 360 Nm of peak torque in manual and automatic version respectively.
Innova Crysta that the actor bought is a top-end diesel automatic. Both petrol and diesel are available with manual and automatic transmission option. The 2021 version of the Innova now gets updated features like touchscreen infotainment system that now supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.