Toyota has unveiled a new generation Tundra pickup truck, which has moved to a new platform, and also received a 3.5-liter engine and a ten-speed gearbox.
Toyota has introduced a new generation Tundra pickup truck. The car was built on the TNGA-F platform, which is also used by the Land Cruiser 300 SUV. In the US, sales of the car will begin before the end of this year. Pickup prices will be announced later. The competitors of the novelty are the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150. The production of the car will be established at the company’s plant in Texas.
The third-generation Tundra received a six-cylinder 3.5-liter engine with 394 hp. and 649 Nm of torque. The unit works in conjunction with a ten-speed gearbox. Drive – rear or plug-in full with a reduction gear.
The pickup can also be purchased with a hybrid setup that includes the same 3.5-liter engine and electric motor. The power of this version is 443 hp. and 790 Nm of torque. A nickel-metal hydride battery was installed under the rear seats. The power reserve of a pickup truck on one electric traction is not called.
In addition, the car received an extreme modification called Toyota Tundra TRD Pro. In addition to increased ground clearance, this version features Fox shock absorbers, additional body and underbody protection, and Falken mud tires.
The novelty will go on sale with two four-door cab options – a standard Double Cab and an enlarged CrewMax. The pickup was equipped with T-shaped running lights, a new radiator grille with LED strip, additional sections of diode running lights and a cargo platform with special aluminum inserts.
In the basic configuration, the Tundra received an 8-inch screen of a new multimedia system with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and analog devices. However, the “older” versions of the model were equipped with a digital dashboard and a huge 14-inch touchscreen.
The driver has access to an advanced navigation system and a proprietary Toyota Safety Sense safety package. It includes, for example, advanced cruise control, pedestrian and cyclist recognition, and lane control.