Last fall, we headed down to Texas for the launch of the new-generation Toyota Tundra. During that event we were able to drive several different versions of the model, but representatives of the automaker made it clear that others were in the pipeline.
It didn't take too long to find out about at least one of them. Toyota just presented the new ultra-luxury version of its pickup. The Tundra Capstone takes position in the lineup hierarchy above the Platinum 1794.
Like the TRD Pro version designed for off-road driving, the Capstone model will only be available with the iForce MAX hybrid engine, a twin-turbo 3.4L V6 good for 437 hp and 583 lb-ft of torque.
Toyota says maximum payload will be set at 1,488 lb and towing capacity at 10,340 lb. That's not much of a difference from the 12,000 lb offered by some of the model’s entry-level variants. The Capstone edition also comes with adaptive shocks and new rear air springs that allow the bed to be raised or lowered.