3rd-gen Toyota Tundra debuts after 15 years of waiting
The second generation of the Toyota Tundra had been in production since November 2006, and the next one has only just debuted on official terms.
The pickup sports a revised exterior design, a new frame, and spring-based rear axle suspension. The standard trim offers an 8-inch multimedia unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support.
Engines now start with a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 395 PS (390 hp / 290 kW) and 649 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. This powertrain is available in the base trims called SR and SR5. As an alternative, you can consider a hybrid setup capable of 443 PS (437 hp / 326 kW) and 790 Nm (583 lb-ft) of torque. A ten-speed automatic transmission delivers the momentum to the wheels in all cases.
The new Tundra TRD Pro is a non-optional hybrid, and comes with such premium features as Fox shock absorbers, off-road cruise control, and drive mode selection.
All specifications already include the Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 package, which provides blind spot monitoring, AEB, pedestrian detection, and parking reverse assist.
The first deliveries should take place later this year.
Editor Andrew Raspopov