I've said it many times the past year, to the point of Motor1 getting a lengthy email from me and reporting on it in February. Ditto for The Drive and other outlets.
Sequoia was due for cancellation until 2015 (dealers begged), when a minor refresh was developed for 2018 and another for 2020, new model program was initiated in 2017.
2023 MY, as TMMTX is being renovated to accommodate Sequoia production starting in 2022. I believe that even tooling tests will be conducted for 2023 Sequoia next year, as it's already underway for 2022 Tundra and is where the photo in lighting came from. Tacoma is moving to Mexico-only production by end of 2021.
Also have 100% confirmation Tacoma is solidified for MY 2024, every body on frame USA Toyota for 2023MY has been fully styled and only one remaining is 2024 Tacoma (final design almost done), which is scheduled for Q3 2023.
- Spring 2021: 2022 Land Cruiser 300 (not for USA)
- July 2021: Last of 200 Series arrives in USA
- Late 2021: 2022 Tundra (Currently tooling assembly and final prototype testing)
- Q3 2022: 2023 Sequoia (design is frozen, prototypes in testing)
- October 2022: 2023 4Runner (design is frozen, prototypes being developed)
- Q3 2023: 2024 Tacoma (wrapping up design process)
- CY2023-24: Land Cruiser nameplate reintroduced to USA on smaller bodystyle (being studied)*
(Anyone that doesn't believe non-asterisk items, you will see later )
It IS actually the V35A-FTS. It will be retuned and slightly modeled as a truck application.Probably too complex of a motor for a heavy duty application like the Tundra, but who knows! Would love to see a turbo 6 though. Perhaps something based off the V35A without the W2A intercoolers or the valve lash adjusters and whatnot.
Oh snap! That's awesome then! I am very excited to see what they change in the motor to make it more truck capable.It IS actually the V35A-FTS. It will be retuned and slightly modeled as a truck application.
There will be a V6 and a V6 hybrid. Power figures were somewhat leaked on the internet as well some time ago. The base V6 will have almost 70 more horsepower than the V8 according to the leaks. The new torque figures are even more impressive. The V6 hybrid's will have numbers that will make a F-150 Raptor shit its pants. Rumor has it in the 5xx's for horsepower and even better torque figures.