NEW VIN­TAGE

THE NEW LEG­END 4X4 CUM­MINS-POW­ERED SCOUT 800

Diesel World - - Contents - BRYON DORR

The story starts with the en­gine. This 1967 Scout 800 is fit­ted with beta en­gine #1 of the new Cum­mins R2.8 Turbo Diesel crate mo­tor. New Leg­end 4x4 con­nected with Cum­mins at Over­land Expo East 2016, where the two com­pa­nies hatched a plan to put an R2.8 into one of New Leg­end’s Scout 800 builds. Need­less to say, it wasn’t hard for New Leg­end to find a cus­tomer for such a unique ve­hi­cle, even con­sid­er­ing the $100K price tag for the build.

New Leg­end 4X4

New Leg­end 4x4 is pas­sion­ate about pre­serv­ing and el­e­vat­ing the func­tion­al­ity of clas­sic 4x4s, and the com­pany’s roots be­gan with the parts, ser­vice and restora­tion com­pany Any­thing Scout. As cus­tomers de­manded higher lev­els of re­fine­ment, per­for­mance and abil­ity over the years the com­pany started in­te­grat­ing mod­ern parts and sys­tems, while re­tain­ing the clas­sic ve­hi­cle’s looks and style. The com­pany uses OEM and top af­ter­mar­ket en­gi­neer­ing to breathe new life and per­for­mance into clas­sic 4x4s. In the end, the ve­hi­cles New Leg­end 4x4 cre­ates pro­vide a mod­ern

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