Toyota Fortuner is one of the most popular SUV in its segment. Over the years, Toyota has increased the price of the SUV and now a brand new Fortuner would cost you over Rs 50 lakh, on-road. The Fortuner became popular as an SUV among buyers for its looks, reliability and low cost of maintenance. There are many first generation Fortuners on Indian roads that have done lakhs of km on odometer and are still running without any issues. Many of these owners who have the second generation model and are modifying their SUV to either make it look like the 2021 facelift or Legender. Here we have one such video of a pre-facelift Toyota Fortuner that has been neatly modified to look like a Legender.
The video has been uploaded by VIG AUTO ACCESSORIES on their YouTube channel. In this video, the vlogger talks about the exterior modifications and interior custmisations on this pre-facelift second generation Toyota Fortuner. These types of conversion works are quite common these days and we have featured some of them on our website in the past as well. In order to convert the Fortuner to Legender, the stock bumper, headlamps, bonnet and the grille were removed. It was all replaced with the parts from Legender.
It is not known whether, original or aftermarket parts of Legender were used for this project. The car comes with iconic Legender headlamp with unique looking LED DRLs in it. The headlamps are all LED units. The front grille on this Legender was finished in gloss black. Lower grille of the SUV was also finished in black. The bumper gets LED fog lamps and the lower part of the bumper also comes with a dual-function LED DRLs. Coming to the side profile, the Toyota Fortuner gets a thin black cladding around the wheel arches. The Toyota Fortuner alloy wheels were all replaced with an 18 inch unit from a Legender. The design of the alloy wheels on a Legender is different from the regular Fortuner. The roof and the pillars have been blacked out as well.
The tail lamps on this SUV were also replaced with LED units and there is a black panel on the tail gate. The rear bumper on the SUV was also replaced as part of the conversion project. Along with the exterior, interiors on this SUV has also been customised. The brown coloured interiors on this SUV has been replaced with a tan colour upholstery. The door pads get leather wrap and the seats are all wrapped in custom fit seat covers. The steering wheel on this SUV has been wrapped in leather and the wooden panel on the steering was finished in gloss black. Some portion of the centre console get leather wrap and so does the armrest and the gear knob. The dashboard and the door pads gets active ambient lights. The original touchscreen infotainment system has been retained. Overall fit and finish of the work done on this SUV looks brilliant. The SUV genuinely looks like an Legender on the outside.