On Thursday, the 2024 Toyota Tacoma was teased by way of an Instagram post by the automaker.
2024 Toyota Tacoma teased on Instagram
The submit itself does not truly verify 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 newest Tundra. It seems to be extra just like the leaked patent drawings of the 2024 Tacoma proper right down to the spoiler mounted to the rear of the cab.
The 2024 Tacoma is predicted to debut later this 12 months and hit sellers earlier than the 12 months’s over.
The 2024 mannequin will mark the primary true redesign in ages, as some present elements beneath the truck’s metallic pores and skin are effectively over a decade outdated.
Sharing bits with the brand new Tundra full-size pickup, the 2024 Tacoma will journey 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 function a gasoline engine, however one can be electrified. Base vans are anticipated to have a 2.4-liter turbo-4 below 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 automated transmission. An electrified model of this engine that provides a single electrical motor is predicted to be the highest engine providing. An identical powertrain discovered within the Lexus RX 500h is rated at 366 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque.
Finally, sooner or later sooner or later, an electrical model of the brand new Tacoma can be supplied.
The brand new Tacoma’s design can be a transparent evolution of the present truck. Options such because the headlights, grille encompass, fender flares, bumper cutouts for departure and strategy angles, and taillights will all be extra pronounced as they’re with the bigger full-size Tundra. Followers anticipating a design revolution can be underwhelmed, however those that love the present truck’s design ought to be completely satisfied.
A brand new 4Runner SUV will observe the Tacoma and share its underpinnings.