The Toyota is preparing to unleash the 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports model that signals a refresh for the entire lineup. The automaker recently exposed that the upcoming Tundra TRD Sports highlights enhanced performance and gets paired up with the latest safety features. The sports model includes the 4×4 and 4×2 grades in CrewMax and Double Cab configurations.
Besides, the automaker claims the driving performance gets improved through the addition of TRD front and rear anti-sway bars and TRD Sports Tuned Bilstein Shocks. Several key exterior features pledge to improve the appearance of the vehicle.
2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports – Exterior and Interior Design
The cutting-edge edition of 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports is likely to get tremendous exterior updates that will attract many enthusiasts over the world. Some select trims will showcase a new mesh grille while the Tundra Limited, as well as 1794 Edition, will come furnished with billet style grille. The Platinum, Limited and 1794 Edition will get equipped with the latest LED headlights. The TRD off-road package also gets furnished with fog lights and LED headlights.
Furthermore, some select models are likely to convey halogen headlights with a black bezel in addition to LED daytime running lights. This vehicle comes with several exterior colors. It includes magnetic gray, blazing blue pearl, super white, midnight black pearl and Barcelona red metallic.
The latest Tundra interior also gets an all-new gauge cluster design, which comprises a 4.2-inch infotainment display. The 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports complements floor mats and TRD shift knob.
The automaker claims that safety will be the priority on all Tundra models. Hence, they will add Toyota Safety Sense (commonly abbreviated to TSS-P) to the upcoming auto as standard equipment. As if not enough, it also brings forth the multi-feature advanced active safety suite that includes a lane departure alert (LDA), dynamic radar cruise control (DRCC), auto high beams (AHB) and a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection (PCS w/PD). Drivers use an upgraded multi-information display in viewing the Toyota Safety Sense status at any given time.
Engine and Transmission of the 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports
The 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports that is going to be powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine. This engine will produce up to 381 horsepower. Customers are free to choose between the 4×4 and 4×2 options on the TRD sports. Tundras continue offering a six-speed transmission that will guarantee a reliable quality, reliability and resale value.
The payload and towing capacities are likely to remain unchanged. It will also supply competitive gross vehicle weight and gross combined weight ratings that are identical to the prototype. However, the future Tundra TRD Sports version will probably come furnished with an optional 38-gallon fuel tank.
Debut Date and Cost
The 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sports will likely to hit the dealership in September. Finally, the future car will probably start at $31,300 for the base model. Some of the competitors are Ford F-150, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan and Chevy Silverado.