Every self-respecting automobile manufacturer strives to be trendy, and one of the most popular segments now is the SUV. The Canadian company Magna International wanted to construct a luxury sports SUV in the late 1980s, and so began the history of Torrero. Parts are excellent, but automobiles are much better.
The car had to embody all of our generation's finest ideals: it had to be practical, fast, luxurious, and undeniably fashionable. Such tasks necessitate a large money and time investment, and Torrero was born as a result of this. The design was futuristic, with sleek soft composite body panels mixed with design curves and stylistic flirtations.
From the leather trim to the most modern options, the cabin was the height of luxury. A navigation system, an onboard computer, a color TV with a video player, a strong audio system with 12 speakers, a fax machine, and four cameras were included. Another uncommon feature was the ability to rotate the front seats for easier boarding and unloading.
Torrero was powered by a 532 hp 8.1-liter V8 engine. It had a 7-second acceleration time of 100 km/h and a max speed of 240 km/h. If the performance qualities appear to be modest, keep in mind the truck's weight of 2200 kg.
It was planned to start manufacturing and selling the Torrero in 1992-1993. The Torrero was good, if not perfect, in many ways, and engineering flaws were overlooked. Unfortunately, this did not include the price, which was estimated to be at least $100,000. Torrero has been largely forgotten since then. At the very least, it "survived" as a museum item in the firm.