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2007 Tundra sighting.

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by ForeRunner, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    So riding into work this morning I ride by Qwest Field (Seahawks Stadium) and notice a nice new truck in the events center. I ride around to get a better look after I notice the nice TRD logo on the bed, low and behold Qwest Field is hosting a "Constructon Expo" and they have a prototype 2007 Tundra on display. I'll try to get pics this afternoon on the ride home.

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  2. EnolaGaia

    EnolaGaia Well-Known Member

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    I look forward to seeing more about the 2007 Tundra ...

    Is anyone else queasy about Toyota's trend to physically 'up-size' all their trucks?....
     
  3. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    Toyota has to do something to take buisness from the (not so)big 3
     
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    Any way you can get more pics?
     
  5. mazutoytaco

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    You can always check out Toyota.com for more pics of the 2007 Tundra.
     
  6. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    I'll see if I can get into the "Expo" and snap some more pics. I really want to get some from under the hood and interior. If I can and do I'll post 'em up here and on CT
     
  7. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    Yeah baby! grocery getter and mall cruzer..:eek:

    Available in Summer 2006.



    GVW Range: 14,000 lbs

    Payload Capacity: 2 Tons

    Drivetrain: Up to 300 horsepower

    Exterior Features: 4x4 Crew Cab; 7' pickup bed; low profile heated mirrors; chrome grille, bumpers, tow hook; hood side vents and fuel cap, carbon fiber power dome hood; keyless entry; alloy wheels

    Interior features: Prestige interior package includes embroidered custom floor mats; leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel; ivory-faced sport gauges; center floor console; metallic silver interior accents; padded full-length armrests; AM/FM stereo & CD player; A/C


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  10. mazutoytaco

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    Is that an International?


    Someone has a CXT over here cruising around town. That thing is a beast!
     
  11. Tukohmah

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    Yeah all International.

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  12. Tukohmah

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    Their all diesel


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  13. oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    I really liked the old tacoma size better than the new ones. I hope the new tundra is not too big.
     
  14. Ldytaco05

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    wow that's cool i like that. i would like to drive this at I-95 on a busy day :0)
     
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    The 08 Tundra is nicer. I saw a pic at my dealership.
     
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    Did you really? Any chance of posting it or would you breaking some sort of rules?
     
  17. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    I really doubt there are that many cosmetic changes from the '07 model to the '08 model.

    And on subject.


    Hehehehehehe hahahahahaha!!!!!

    You'll never guess what I way privy to witness today!!!!!!


    Buuuwwwaaahahahahah!!!!!
     
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    Damn it tell us already!
     
  19. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    Well on my usual route today I walked by a dozen 2007 Tundra's. They were in the Qwest Field parking lot with a bung load of cones set up. Turns out Toyota goes around from city to city to let the dealers drive them and kinda train the dealers regarding the trucks.

    Well today I watched for about an hour as these guys beat the Tundras up pretty good.

    What I got to see was them driving the Tundra's around the coned track with a trailer weighted down with 3500lbs and a 100 gallon water tank in the bed (full). They went from a dead stop to WOT and through a S-turn and a slight left hander followed by coming to a complete stop by standing on the brakes. Along with the Tundra's there were a Chevy 1500 a Ford F150 a Dodge 1500 (Hemi) and a Nissan Titan. that were going through the paces as well showing the dealers how well the Tundra stacked up against the rest of the 1/2 market. Well maybe stacked isn't the right word, maybe Dominated.

    Talking to the gentleman behind the traveling roadshow they said they trailer all the other trucks around (kinda to show off the Tundra to drivers of other makes), he also said coming up through Oregon (hills around Grants Pass) to Seattle that trailering a Ford F150 he was climbing the hills at around 65-70MPH with the engine revving at 3500rpm and had plenty of power left.

    Well according to these guy's the only other truck that came close to performance was the Chevy 1500. The Dodge (with Hemi) was underpowered and without ABS. The Ford was according to them "Way to underpowered" and the Nissan's brakes were useless with a load behind you. When it came to the stopping with trailer the Nissan ended up flying past the stop markers and the driver stepping out of the rig saying that he was standing on the brakes and they damn near went to the floor without slowing the truck down.

    With load the Tundra took off like nobody's buisness.


    Some good 'ish!!!!!
     
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    Thats awesome, thanks for sharing.
    Reading your posts I see Qwest field mentioned alot. Do you work there?
     
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