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Toyota’s Tundra Capstone Luxury Pickup is beautiful

Written by Akhil Dalvi

Japanese automotive giant Toyota has announced the launch of its new full-size, luxury pickup truck called the Tundra Capstone. Unveiled as the new top-of-the-range version of the 2022 Tundra, the Capstone offers a premium collection of features and upgrades. Toyota will offer the new Tundra Capstone in the international markets and announced that it would arrive at dealerships by Spring 2022.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone: Design Details

Offered with a 5.5-foot bed, CrewMax Bodystyle configuration, the new Toyota Tundra Capstone seamlessly showcases a premium, plush exterior. The front of the full-size truck features LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs along with an imposing grille. Toyota has equipped the Tundra Capstone’s grille with a colour-keyed outer frame and a chrome inner mesh pattern.

The Tundra Capstone also sports 22-inch chrome alloy wheels, which are the largest wheels ever fitted to a Tundra. Additionally, the luxury pickup truck features chrome mirror caps, chrome “TUNDRA” tailgate inserts, powered running boards, and chrome trim accents. The Tundra Capstone will sport six colours – Wind Chill Pearl, Magnetic Gray, Celestial Silver, Midnight Black, Supersonic Red, and Blueprint.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone: Interiors and Features 

Upon entering the Tundra Capstone’s cabin via the automatic running boards, owners will witness and experience the premium interiors. Toyota has equipped the cabin with semi-aniline leather-trimmed seats with a Capstone-specific, black-and-white colour combination and a Dark American Walnut-finished dashboard. The centre console, along with the passenger-side dashboard of the Capstone, showcases the open-pore finish that highlights the wood grain.

The dashboard of the Capstone features a Walnut inlay that surrounds a Capstone logo which illuminates upon the doors opening. To enhance the luxury quotient of the truck, Toyota offers a panoramic moonroof as standard and acoustic glass for sound deadening. The 2022 Tundra Capstone gets a large 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system that uses Toyota’s new Audio Multimedia system. The Capstone also gets a 12-speaker JBL Premium Audio system, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone: Technical Specs 

Powering the new Tundra Capstone is Toyota’s i-Force Max hybrid powertrain that features a 3.5-litre, twin-turbo V6 engine. Paired to a 49 PS electric motor and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the engine develops 443 PS and 790 Nm. The full-size pickup truck sports a maximum payload capacity of 674 Kg and a towing capacity of 4,690 Kg. Toyota also offers the Adaptive Variable Suspension as an option for customers, which adjusts the damping force while driving.

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