Toyota announces new Pro Series pricing for tough Tundra TRD truck - w/video


Well Ford Raptor, there's a new kid coming and it's from Toyota. There's actually a whole family of new TRD ProSeries vehicles, but we will focus on the big 'un, the new Tundra TRD Pro. The Tundra TRD (Toyota Racing Development) Pro takes either a Double Cab or Crew Max truck with a V8 and six-speed automatic and adds all of the TRD off-roading bits like Bilstein shocks, special suspension tuning, special 18-inch black alloy wheels, skid plates, TRD dual exhaust, special interior with red stitching (Tundra LTD int shown right), and lots more for $41,285 (+ taxes, license, fees, options and destination) for a Double Cab to $43,900 (+) for the Crew Max cab (shown).  The Tundra TRD Pro will arrive at your local dealer this fall in Inferno (TRD exclusive shown), Attitude Black Metallic and Super White hues. For more info, check out the three releases (including one that outlines the Tundra that will compete in the Baja 1000 off-road race this year) and the video at the end. Enjoy and in Toyota's words, "Get Dirty!" I like the Inferno paint...you?

Source: Toyota - Press releases (3), pics, and video after the "read more" jump.



Press Release:
Let's Get Dirty!
Toyota Kicks Up Some Dust with the All-New TRD Pro Series of Off-Road Vehicles


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:
  • TRD Bilstein shocks with remote reservoirs
  • TRD-tuned front springs
  • TRD front skid plate
  • Unique front grille with “TOYOTA” badging (pays tribute to early iconic Toyota models)
  • TRD floor mats
  • TRD shift knobs
  • 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:
  • TRD-tuned springs with 2” lift for the front of the vehicle
  • Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
  • All-black 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin ORP tires
  • TRD dual exhaust system
  • TRD PRO quarter panel bed stamping
  • Unique interior seat color with red stitching
  • 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:
  • TRD-tuned springs with 2” lift for the front
  • Decreased spring rate
  • 16-inch black beadlock-style wheels
  • BFGoodrich® All-Terrain LT265/75R16 tires
  • TRD Exhaust
  • Black TRD PRO badge Rock Star 4Runner
  • Adding to its rock-crawling prowess, 4Runner TRD PRO will be exclusively equipped with:
  • 1.5” lift for the front of the vehicle
  • 1” of additional wheel travel
  • All-new 17-inch TRD all-black alloy wheels
  • Black TRD Pro badges
  • 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 logo 16” black beadlock style TRD alloy New 17” black TRD alloy
Tires Michelin ORP BFGoodrich All Terrain KO Nitto Terra Grappler
Shocks TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
-Bilstein front and rear digressive piston and valve design
-Bilstein ZoneControl 3-stage, positive sensitive valve design is sensitive to suspension input speed
-Increased shock size adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 1.4” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 46mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE
-“Piggy back” remote reservoir

REAR:
- 1.5” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 46mm OE
-“Piggy back” remote reservoir  
TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
 - Bilstein front and rear  digressive piston and valve design
-Increased diameter shock size (front) and external reservoir (rear) adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 0.75” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 36/32mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE





REAR:
- 1.5” of additional wheel travel
- 46mm pistons > 36/30mm OE
- Remote reservoir
TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
 - Bilstein front and rear  digressive piston and valve design
-Increased diameter shock size (front) and external reservoir (rear) adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 0.75” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 32mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE




REAR:
- 1.4” of additional wheel travel
- 46mm pistons > 32mm OE
- Remote reservoir
Springs Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 2” lift for the front of the vehicle
- Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 1.75” lift for the front of the vehicle
- Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 1” lift for the front of the vehicle
-Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Exhaust TRD Dual Exhaust


- Stainless steel system
- Polished steel dual wall tips
- Reduced back pressure
- Throaty rumble sound
TRD Cat Back Exhaust


- Stainless steel system
- Polished steel dual wall tips
- Reduced back pressure
- Throaty rumble sound
No Change from OE
Skid Plate New TRD Front Skid Plate

- 1/4” thick aluminum with oil pan access panel
 - Black OE front skid plate TRD Stamped Front Skid Plate

- 1/4” thick aluminum with venting for front differential
Exterior - Unique “TOYOTA” front grille
- “TRD Pro”  bed panel stamping
- Matte and Satin Black “TUNDRA” and iForce 5.7L V8 badging on doors
Multi-reflector halogen headlights with black sport bezels and manual level control
- Unique “TOYOTA” front grille
- Black “TRD PRO” external hard badge
- Black “TACOMA” badging on doors
- Unique “TOYOTA” front grille
- Black “TRD PRO” external hard badges
- Black front and rear lower bumper accent
Exterior Colors Attitude Black Metallic, Super White, and Inferno (all-new exclusive color)
Interior - TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats
- Unique seat color with red stitching
- Unique IP ornament insert
- TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats
- TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats


About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, we’ve built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants and directly employ nearly 40,000 people. Our 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks in 2013 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.

Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment. As part of this commitment, we share the company’s extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good. 





Press Release:
Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra
 

Let’s Get Dirty! The highly anticipated launch of the all-new Tundra TRD Pro is nearly here. Already favorites among off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra will get even more capable with this new, aggressive off-road package designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD).

The Tundra TRD Pro will start getting down and dirty when it reaches dealerships in late September 2014, joining its Tacoma and 4Runner TRD Pro Series counterparts.

Serious Specs for Serious Off-Roaders
With each part engineered, tested and tuned by Toyota and the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD), the Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner TRD Pro Series are packed with authentic off-road capability and built to be pushed to the limits. Available on 4X4 models of Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner, all TRD Pro Series vehicles will be equipped with:
  • TRD Bilstein shocks with remote reservoirs in the front and rear, for increased oil capacity and suspension travel
  • TRD-tuned front springs
  • Unique front grill with “TOYOTA” badging (pays tribute to early iconic Toyota models)
  • TRD floor mats
  • TRD shift knobs
  • Black TRD alloy wheels
  • A hot new color, Inferno, is joined by Attitude Black Metallic 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:
  • TRD front skid plate
  • TRD-tuned springs with 2” lift for the front of the vehicle
  • Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
  • All-black 18-inch TRD alloy wheels with Michelin Off-Road tires designed exclusively for Tundra
  • 5.7-liter V8 with a TRD dual exhaust system
  • TRD PRO quarter panel bed stamping
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights with black sport bezels and manual level control
  • Unique interior seat color with red stitching
  • Unique TRD Pro instrument panel ornament insert Pricing
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the Tundra TRD Pro will range from $41,285 for the Double Cab with a 5.7-liter V8 and 6-speed automatic transmission to $43,900 for the CrewMax V8 with a 6-speed automatic.

The MSRP for the Tundra TRD Pro does not include the delivery, processing, and handling (DPH) fee of $1,100. The DPH fee for vehicles distributed by Southeast Toyota (SET) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) may vary.
 
MODEL# MODEL GRADE MSRP
8321 Tundra TRD Pro Double Cab 4x4 V8 6AT FFV* $41,285
8351 Tundra TRD Pro Double Cab 4x4 V8 6AT $41,285
8371 Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax 4x4 V8 6AT FFV* $43,900
8373 Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax 4x4 V8 6AT $43,900
 *Flex Fuel Vehicle

2015 TRD PRO SERIES PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS
Tundra TRD Pro Tacoma TRD Pro 4Runner TRD Pro
Wheels 18” black TRD alloy 16” black beadlock style TRD alloy New 17” black TRD alloy
Tires Tundra exclusive Michelin Off-Road Package tires BFGoodrich All Terrain KO Nitto Terra Grappler
Shocks TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
-Bilstein front and rear digressive piston and valve design
-Bilstein ZoneControl 3-stage, positive sensitive valve design is sensitive to suspension input speed
-Increased shock size adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 1.4” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 46mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE
-“Piggy back” remote reservoir

REAR:
- 1.5” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 46mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE
-“Piggy back” remote reservoir  
TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
 - Bilstein front and rear  digressive piston and valve design
-Increased diameter shock size (front) and external reservoir (rear) adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 0.75” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 36/32mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE





REAR:
- 1.5” of additional wheel travel
- 46mm pistons > 36/30mm OE
- Remote reservoir
TRD-tuned Bilstein High Performance
 - Bilstein front and rear  digressive piston and valve design
-Increased diameter shock size (front) and external reservoir (rear) adds oil capacity for better heat management and increased control of cavitation

FRONT:
- 0.75” of additional wheel travel
- 60mm pistons > 32mm OE
- 18mm shafts > 12mm OE




REAR:
- 1.4” of additional wheel travel
- 46mm pistons > 32mm OE
- Remote reservoir
Springs Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 2” lift for the front of the vehicle
- Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 1.75” lift for the front of the vehicle
- Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Unique TRD-Tuned Front Springs


- 1” lift for the front of the vehicle
-Decreased spring rate to improve ride quality over harsh terrain
Exhaust TRD Dual Exhaust


- Stainless steel system
- Polished steel dual wall tips
- Reduced back pressure
- Throaty rumble sound
TRD Cat Back Exhaust


- Stainless steel system
- Polished steel dual wall tips
- Reduced back pressure
- Throaty rumble sound
No Change from OE
Skid Plate New TRD Front Skid Plate

- 1/4” thick aluminum with oil pan access panel
 - Black OE front skid plate TRD Stamped Front Skid Plate

- 1/4” thick aluminum with venting for front differential
Exterior - Unique “TOYOTA” front grill
- “TRD Pro”  bed panel stamping
- Matte and Satin Black “TUNDRA” and iForce 5.7L V8 badging on doors
Multi-reflector halogen headlights with black sport bezels and manual level control
- Unique “TOYOTA” front grill
- Black “TRD PRO” external hard badge
- Black “TACOMA” badging on doors
- Unique “TOYOTA” front grill
- Black “TRD PRO” external hard badges
- Black front and rear lower bumper accent
Exterior Colors Black, Super White, and Inferno (all-new exclusive color)
Interior - TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats
- Unique seat color with red stitching
- Unique IP ornament insert
- TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats
- TRD Shift Knob
- TRD Floor Mats

 


Press Release:
2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race
Tundra Chief Engineer Puts Truck Through Ultimate Test


Toyota Racing Development (TRD) and Toyota Truck Chief Engineer, Mike Sweers, enter the new 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series in the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The lightly modified Tundra Pro Series will compete in the Full Size Stock Class this November 12-16 in Ensenada, Mexico.

“My job is to ensure that the Tundra exceeds the expectations and demands of every single one of its owners,” said Sweers, Chief Engineer of Toyota Pickup Trucks. “With over 1,000 miles of harsh terrain, The Baja 1000 is the ultimate proving grounds for research and development that helps us to continuously improve our trucks.”

For 35 years and counting, TRD has been an integral component in Toyota’s success in the U.S., not only in numerous motorsports racing victories, but in the area of high quality performance parts and accessories. When TRD began developing the 2015 TRD Pro Series, they applied their many years of successful racing experience to make sure it was worthy of wearing the TRD Pro name.

“Competing in the Full Size Stock class allows our team to test the Tundra TRD Pro as close to stock as possible and showcase its strength and durability in the Mexican desert’s treacherous terrain,” said Andrew Franceschini, Toyota truck marketing and communications national manager. “Our goal is to finish this grueling race and to showcase just how awesome the new TRD Pro Series trucks are.”

TRD Pro Desert Race Team
Team Coach:
Ivan “Ironman” Stewart – Legendary Toyota Off-Road Racer, Off-Road Hall of Fame Member / 22-time SCORE Baja 500 and 1000 Champion / San Diego, CA
Navigator:
Mike Sweers – Chief Engineer of Toyota Trucks / Ann Arbor, MI
Drivers:
Ted Moncure – Toyota Racing Development Design Engineer / SCORE Baja 1000 and 500 class-champion / Long Beach, CA

Andy Bell – Toyota Athlete / SCORE Baja 500 Champion / Guinness World Record holder Long Beach, CA                   

Jamie Bestwick – Toyota Athlete / Professional BMX Vert Rider / 9-time winner X-Games Winner / Port Matilda, PA

Ryan Millen – SCORE Baja 1000 and 500 Competitor / Son of off-road legend Rod Millen / San Juan Capistrano, CA   

TRD Pro Series
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. 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). For more details on the TRD Pro Series visit: http://www.toyota.com/upcoming-vehicles/trdpro.html
 
TRD Pro Desert Race Truck Specs
2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Crewmax 4x4 5.7L V8
Item Manufacturer Details
Front Shocks Bilstein TRD tuned-Blackhawk Bypass
Rear Shocks Bilstein TRD tuned-Blackhawk Bypass
Front Springs Eibach Coil
Rear Springs Deaver Leaf
Tires BFGoodrich® 37" Baja T/A KR2
Wheels TRD 17" Forged
Brakes Toyota TRD Performance Brake Pads
Tube Roll Cage Herbst/Smith Fabrication 2" .120 Wall Chromoly
Oil Accumulator Accu-Sump 3 Qt. Capacity
Fuel Cell Fuel Safe Custom
Batteries Optima Blue Top
Race Seats (Qty. 3) Mastercraft 3G
Seat Harnesses & Window Nets Mastercraft  N/A
Front Lights Hella HID
A Pillar Lights Hella LED Rally 4000
Cold Air Intake TRD Custom Cold Air
Exhaust TRD Custom Cat-back Exhaust
Control Arms Toyota OEM component
Uprights Toyota OEM component
Tie Rods Toyota OEM component
Wheel Bearings Toyota OEM component
Hubs Toyota OEM component
Driver GPS/Nav Lowrance 6"
Navigator GPS/Nav Lowrance 10"
Race Radio Kenwood TK-790H 110 Watts
Intercom PCI Comlink 10 Elite
About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, we’ve built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants and directly employ more than 40,000 people. Our 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks in 2013 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.

Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment. As part of this commitment, we share the company’s extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good.