Let's Get Dirty!
Let's Get Dirty! Toyota Kicks Up Some Dust with the All-New TRD Pro Series of Off-Road Vehicles PR Newswire CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to go where even roads fear to tread with the adrenaline-pumping TRD Pro Series from Toyota. Already favorites among serious off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner will get even more capable with these new, aggressive off-road packages designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD). Rising from the Desert The TRD Pro Series arises from Toyota's storied off-road racing heritage, with numerous victories in the grueling Baja 500 and 1000 endurance races. Born from this experience in the desert, Toyota's terrain-conquering vehicles will help serious off-roaders go places they never dreamed possible. Serious Specs for Serious Off-Roaders The new factory-installed TRD Pro Series is aimed squarely at extreme off-roading enthusiasts who push their trucks and SUVs to the limit. Available on 4X4 models of Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner, all TRD Pro Series vehicles will be equipped with: o TRD Bilstein shocks with remote reservoirs o TRD-tuned front springs o TRD front skid plate o Unique front grille with "TOYOTA" badging (pays tribute to early iconic Toyota models) o TRD floor mats o TRD shift knobs o Black wheels A hot new color, Inferno, is joined by Black and Super White, cool classics for off-road rigs. Tundra Like No Other In addition to the shared features, the Tundra TRD Pro will be equipped exclusively with: o TRD-tuned springs with 2" lift for the front of the vehicle o Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain o All-black 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin ORP tires o TRD dual exhaust system o TRD PRO quarter panel bed stamping o Unique interior seat color with red stitching o Unique instrument panel ornament insert Taco Supreme Building on the best-selling compact pickup in the industry, Tacoma TRD Pro beefs up and adds a little hot sauce with: o TRD-tuned springs with 2" lift for the front o Decreased spring rate o 16-inch black beadlock-style wheels o BFGoodrich^® All-Terrain LT265/75R16 tires o TRD Exhaust o Black TRD PRO badge Rock Star 4Runner Adding to its rock-crawling prowess, 4Runner TRD PRO will be exclusively equipped with: o 1.5" lift for the front of the vehicle o 1" of additional wheel travel o All-new 17-inch TRD all-black alloy wheels o Black TRD Pro badges o Black front and rear lower bumper accents Street Cred On and Off-Road The TRD Pro Series is the most-advanced yet in a long line of TRD packages for Toyota trucks that dates back to 1998 when the first Off-Road package was introduced for Tacoma. TRD has been an in-house engine and chassis developer for successful Toyota racing activities around the world for nearly four decades. It also develops motorsport-derived accessories for Toyota, Lexus and Scion street cars and trucks. TRD's U.S. operations were first established in 1979 and are headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., with an additional facility in Salisbury, N.C. The TRD Pro Series will start getting down and dirty in the fall of 2014. Original Toyota Off-Road Game Returns! Be the first to take the TRD Pro Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner off-road and online by playing, Super Off Road™: TRD Pro Edition Presented by Toyota. Choose your favorite TRD Pro model and put them to the test on the toughest, muddiest, most grueling online off-road track. Score power-ups, challenge friends and compete to beat the leaderboard. Visit www.ToyotaSuperOffRoad.com for more information. 2015 TRD PRO SERIES PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS Tundra TRD Pro Tacoma TRD Pro 4Runner TRD Pro Wheels 18" black alloy w/ TRD 16" black beadlock New 17" black TRD logo style TRD alloy alloy Tires Michelin ORP BFGoodrich All Terrain - TBD KO TRD Bilstein High Performance TRD Bilstein High Performance TRD Bilstein High FRONT: Performance - 2" of additional FRONT: wheel travel FRONT: - 1" of additional - 60mm pistons > 46mm - 1" of additional wheel travel OE wheel travel - 60mm pistons > - 12mm shafts > 12mm OE - 60mm pistons > 32mm OE 36/32mm OE - 18mm shafts > 12mm - 18mm shafts > 12mm OE Speed & Position OE Valving Shocks - Bilstein progressive piston and valve design - 3 stage position sensitive valving REAR: REAR: - 1.25" of additional - 1" of additional wheel travel REAR: wheel travel - 60mm pistons > 46mm - 1.5" of additional - 46mm pistons > OE wheel travel 32mm OE Remote Reservoirs - 46mm pistons > - Remote reservoir 36/30mm OE - Increased oil capacity for heat - Remote reservoir management - Increased control of cavitation Unique TRD-Tuned Front Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs Springs Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs Springs - 2" lift for the front - 2" lift for the of the vehicle front of the vehicle - 1.5" lift for the front of the vehicle - Decreased spring rate - Decreased spring to improve ride quality rate to improve ride over harsh terrain quality over harsh terrain TRD Dual Exhaust TRD Cat Back Exhaust - Stainless steel - Stainless steel system system Exhaust No Change from OE - Polished steel dual - Polished steel dual wall tips wall tips - Reduced back pressure - Reduced back pressure - Throaty rumble sound - Throaty rumble sound New TRD Front Skid TRD Stamped Front Plate TRD Front Skid Plate Skid Plate Skid Plate - 1/4" thick aluminum with - 1/4" thick aluminum - 1/8" thick stamped venting for front with oil pan access silver powder-coated differential panel - Unique "TOYOTA" front - Unique "TOYOTA" - Unique "TOYOTA" grille front grille front grille - "TRD Pro" quarter bed - Black "TRD PRO" - Black "TRD PRO" Exterior panel stamping external hard badge external hard badges - Black "TUNDRA" - Black "TACOMA" - Black front and badging on doors badging on doors rear lower bumper accent Exterior Black, Super White, and Inferno (all-new exclusive color) Colors - TRD Shift Knob - TRD Floor Mats - TRD Shift Knob - TRD Shift Knob Interior - Unique seat color with red stitching - TRD Floor Mats - TRD Floor Mats - Unique IP ornament insert (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/LA60261) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030501/TOYLOGO) SOURCE Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. 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