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Toyota goes big with new bakkie

2007-01-10 11:24

Meet the new Toyota Tundra

Toyota unveiled the all-new 2007 Tundra CrewMax full-size pickup at the Detroit Motor Show.

Designed, engineered and built in America, the formidable Tundra line-up will try to steal sales from American carmakers such as Dodge, Ford and GM.

Larger in every dimension than the model it replaces, the 2007 Tundra is available in 31 model configurations, with a choice between 4x2 and 4x4 drivetrains.

The new Tundra offers three cab styles, three wheelbases, three bed lengths, three engines, and three trim levels.

According to Toyota the Tundra has been engineered for "true truckers" and can be configured to serve as a work truck, recreational truck or luxury family truck.

Engine options for this mammoth bakkie include a 4-litre V6 produces 175kW, a 4.7-litre V8 kicking out 201KW.

There are also an all-new 5.7-litre V8 which thrusts out 282kW


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