Toyota Introduces 2007 Tundra at Texas State Fair
At the recent Texas state fair preview, Toyota rolled out two prototypes of its 2007 Tundra pickup truck, which will be assembled in its new billion-dollar truck plant in San Antonio.Toyota has constructed a new truck plant in San Antonio to produce the 2007 Tundra. Its original projections were that the plant would amount to an investment of $850 million and create 2,000 new jobs. The plant has attracted more suppliers than anticipated from other states to build facilities on Toyota’s site, and as a result, the total investment on the site has grown to well more than $1 billion and 4,100 new jobs.When it goes on sale next February, the new 2007 Toyota Tundra will be available in 31 different models, with three engine choices — a 4.0L V-6; a 4.7L V-8; and an all-new, 5.7L V-8. The truck boasts a towing capacity of more than 10,000 lbs.The new Double Cab long bed truck has an eight-foot bed and a 165-inch wheelbase. The longest Tundra model, it is suitable for carrying a crew of six, plus cargo. The Regular Cab long bed has extra storage space behind the driver’s seat. The Regular Cab is available in a standard grade that includes heavy-duty, vinyl flooring and content targeted specifically for work-related use.