On Thursday, the 2024 Toyota Tacoma was teased by way of an Instagram submit by the automaker.
2024 Toyota Tacoma teased on Instagram
The submit itself does not really affirm it is the redesigned 2024 Tacoma, however the darkened picture reveals a pickup truck accompanied by the copy, “Misplaced within the stars…. #LetsGoPlaces.” The define of the pickup truck does not match the most recent Tundra. It appears extra just like the leaked patent drawings of the 2024 Tacoma proper all the way down to the spoiler mounted to the rear of the cab.
The 2024 Tacoma is anticipated to debut later this yr and hit sellers earlier than the yr’s over.
The 2024 mannequin will mark the primary true redesign in ages, as some present elements beneath the truck’s steel pores and skin are nicely over a decade previous.
Sharing bits with the new Tundra full-size pickup, the 2024 Tacoma will trip on a modified, shorter model, of the TNGA-F body-on-frame platform that underpins the Tundra and LC300 Land Cruiser that is not presently bought within the U.S. This new platform brings forth a brand new rear coil suspension setup together with much less twist within the body when off-roading due to extra torsional rigidity.
Two powertrain choices are anticipated. Each will characteristic a fuel engine, however one will probably be electrified. Base vehicles are anticipated to have a 2.4-liter turbo-4 beneath the hood from the Toyota Highlander crossover’s elements bin, although within the Tacoma it will be mounted longitudinally. Within the Highlander this engine is rated at 265 hp and 309 lb-ft of torque and hooks to an 8-speed computerized transmission. An electrified model of this engine that provides a single electrical motor is anticipated to be the highest engine providing. An analogous powertrain discovered within the Lexus RX 500h is rated at 366 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque.
Ultimately, in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later, an electrical model of the brand new Tacoma will probably be supplied.
The brand new Tacoma’s design will probably be a transparent evolution of the present truck. Options such because the headlights, grille encompass, fender flares, bumper cutouts for departure and method angles, and taillights will all be extra pronounced as they’re with the bigger full-size Tundra. Followers anticipating a design revolution will probably be underwhelmed, however those that love the present truck’s design ought to be blissful.
A brand new 4Runner SUV will comply with the Tacoma and share its underpinnings.