and refreshed after its SEMA debut, the Tundra TRD Street Concept performance
is making an appearance in Detroit.
hood is an Eaton roots-type supercharger bolted to the Tundra's new 5.7-liter
iForce V8. Horsepower and torque are expected to be well north of 400
hp and lb-feet torque but official figures haven't been announced yet.
A TRD Tundra-specific
braking system has also been added to the truck with huge calipers and
16-inch drilled rotors for enhanced performance. A set of 285/45 tires
ride on TRD 22x9-inch forged aluminum wheels.
offers its performance parts as post-sale add-ons through Toyota dealers.
If this package is offered, it would allow Toyota to claim rights to the
full size pickup performance title, since Dodge relinquished the crown
when it announced the end of production for the V10 powered SRT-10 Ram.
And Ford's SVT Lighting continues to be missing in action since the current
model was introduced.
for more info about this truck and other Toyota news after the reveal
of the Tundra CrewMax and our interview with Brian Smith, Toyota Motor
Sales Corporate Manager for Truck Operations.