If the rumors are true, we might see the arrival of the 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro alongside the standard model. While we don’t have an official launch date for the Tundra, a recent leak shows us exactly what it might look like. Thanks to some teasers published earlier by the Japanese carmakers, it seems very likely that we’re looking at the production version.
This leak comes via the Tundras forum, where several images appeared. Thanks to the images, we get a ton of information surrounding this truck, specifically how it’ll look. However, the big deal with this new truck could be what’s hiding under its hood.
Is this the real 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro?
Based on the images, this looks like the real deal. However, it is worth pointing out that the truck shown here is the top 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro model. We know this because the rear tailgate reads “TRD Pro” in enormous letters. As a result, it would be reasonable to assume that the standard model will be significantly more docile than this one. Regardless, we’ve got a new massive grille upfront with LED headlights and even three small light bars.
From the sides, it seems we’ve got some widened fenders along with what appear to be plastic overfenders. This gives us our first clue of what the normal Tundra will look like since Toyota didn’t alter the bodywork for the previous TRD Pro model. Like past generations, we can see black wheels with off-roading tires on all four corners. Although it may be difficult to judge from photos, this truck appears significantly larger and taller than the previous generation.
We’d be crazy not to notice the resemblance to a few Ford and Ram products throughout the design of this truck. However, with that signature grille up front, it still looks quite like a Toyota.
How does this leak stack up to Toyota’s official image?
Now that you’ve seen the leaked images of the 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro look above to compare it to the official teaser image from Toyota. Immediately, we can tell that the headlights and light bars are placed in the same locations. If we had to guess, this teaser image also showcases the TRD Pro model. Look closely at the details, and you’ll notice that even the grooves on the hood match up with the teaser image.
If you’re wondering where this leak came from, the post on the Tundras forum claims that these photos came from a dealership that leaked them. This seems plausible since the photos themselves appear to be cellphone images of a screen rather than normal digital images.
When will the 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro arrive?
Thankfully, it seems we won’t have to wait long to see the all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro in the flesh. Given the constant stream of leaked images and teasers from the brand, it seems this truck will likely make its official debut in the near future. However, rumors suggest it will leave its naturally-aspirated V8 in the past. Instead, we might get a twin-turbo V6 or even a hybrid powertrain.