At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, the world’s auto leader, Toyota Motor has made a tribute towards the company’s capable off-road racing legacy by introducing the TRD Pro Series for the Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma models.
While speaking during the unveiling of the TRD Pro Series at the Chicago Auto Show, the Vice President of Marketing at Toyota Motor, Jack Hollis said that the company is thrilled about the fact that it is adding a whole lot of off road enthusiasm to the Toyota family. He concluded with an exemplary pan of “Let’s get dirty”, to appeal to the off-road enthusiasts who love to hit the dirty and unpredictable rugged roads.
The new Toyota TRD Pro series targets the extreme adventurous off-road enthusiasts who really like to make the most of the rough and rugged roads. This new package would enable the already three very quality and capable off-road vehicles from Toyota with even more capabilities to challenge the extreme road conditions.
This new off-road package was specially designed by the professionals at Toyota Racing Development on the basis of Toyota’s experience with rallies in the deserts and the innumerable wins in the Baja 500 and 1000 fortitude races.
In order to make the TRD Pro packages stand out, the special models will be featuring TRD Bilstein shocks along with remote reservoirs, TRD front skid plates, TRD compatible front springs, distinct looking front grille with a new “TOYOTA” logo, TRD inscribed floor mats and the TRD logo on the shift knobs, and special black alloy wheels.
The TRD Pro series will be offered on only three body colors, namely Super White, Black, and Inferno.
The new 2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tundra as well as the Tacoma models along with the new TRD Pro Series package will be offered for sale during the autumn season of this year. Toyota Motor has yet not announced the pricing for the TRD Pro Series package. However, Hollis assured that the pricing of these models will be kept affordable though they are high on the capability level.
All the 3 vehicles will share the TRD features, but apart from that also each of the car models will get to have additional individual features that will make them stand out in the crowd and distinguish them from their regular counterparts.
The Tundra TRD Pro will feature TRD tuned springs along with 2 inch increased ground clearance, more refined ride comfort with decreased spring rates, TRD inscribed dual exhaust system, all black new 18 inch alloy wheels, TRD PRO badging on the panel bed, individual interior seat coloring with accentuated red stitches, fancy ornamental instrument panel inserts.
The Tacoma TRD Pro will feature TRD tweaked springs with 2 inch lifted front, reduced spring rate, 16 inch black alloys, black TRD PRO logo.
The 4Runner TRD Pro will feature 1.5 inch lifted front, new 17 inch TRD black alloys, Black TRD Pro logo, black accents for front and rear lower bumpers.