Foton Thunder is the latest midsize pickup truck from the said brand. Locally, it has three available variants. There’s the Thunder 4x2 MT, the Thunder 4x4 MT, and the Thunder 4x2 AT. These come with a standard retail price of Php 1,180,000, Php 1,298,000, and Php 1,350,000 respectively.
Size-wise, the all-new Thunder is 5,340mm long, 1,940mm wide, and 1,870mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 3,220mm for the 4x2 trims, and 3,110mm for the 4x4 trims. It then features a ground clearance of 220mm.
Under the hood of the Foton Thunder is a 2.0-liter diesel AUCAN inline-4 engine. At the most, this engine can make up to 160 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. Torque figures for the 4x4 are then rated at 390 Nm.
Available gearbox options for the Thunder includes a six-speed manual gearbox for the 4x2 and 4x4 versions. Only the 4x2 version may come with an eight-speed automatic transmission.