Sunday, January 23, 2022
News Toyota Launches new Capstone Grade for the All-New Tundra

Toyota Launches new Capstone Grade for the All-New Tundra

The new Toyota Tundra Capstone includes all the luxury amenities

  • The Capstone Grade is the top trim for the new full-size pickup.

  • It features the i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain.

The all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra has only just arrived and already it’s proving to be a hot commodity. And while the irons’ hot, Toyota is striking by introducing a new ultra-premium trim called Capstone Grade.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

Powering the Tundra Capstone is Toyota’s new i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain. The twin-turbo V6 engine but features a unique motor generator that produce a combined system output of 437 horsepower and 583 lb.-ft. of torque. The power is fed to a 10-speed automatic and to all four wheels.

This version will feature a number of visual upgrades starting with unique 22-inch wheels, the largest ever fitted to a Tundra. It’ll sport a specific Capstone grille with a colour-keyed outer frame, and many subtle-yet-eye-catching chrome touches including mirror caps, chrome “TUNDRA” tailgate inserts, and chrome trim accents. Also part of the package are automatic running boards.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

The cabin is swathe in semi-aniline leather, dark American walnut, and will include a 12.3-inch digital Multi-Informational Display, a 10-inch colour Head-Up Display, and a 14-inch high-definition touchscreen display that offers the new built-in Toyota Multimedia system. The latter will operate seamlessly with the integrated Intelligent Assistant accessible through Drive Connect. Commands will include a simple phrase like “Hey Toyota” to begin the interaction.

The 2022 Tundra Capstone grade will be offered in one body configuration: CrewMax with a 5.5-foot bed. Available colours include Wind Chill Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Supersonic Red, and Blueprint. It arrives at dealerships this spring.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone | Photo: Toyota

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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