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2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Wins Class at Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Wins Class at Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

November 18, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., November 18, 2014 — The 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck not only raced for over 1,200 miles to a first place finish at the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, it was also driven an additional 1,000 miles back to the start line of the race.  The Toyota team was first to the finish line in its “Full Stock” class, led by team coach and legendary Toyota off-road racer Ivan “Ironman” Stewart, and piloted by Toyota engineers and Toyota athletes. ... more

Tundra Driver Crafton Is First Back-to-Back Series Champion

Tundra Driver Crafton Is First Back-to-Back Series Champion

November 17, 2014
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) -- Tundra driver Matt Crafton captured the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver’s championship when he finished ninth in Friday evening’s season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Crafton and his ThorSport Racing No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra captured the title by 21 points over second-place Ryan Blaney -- becoming the first driver in Camping World Truck Series history to win back-to-back driver’s championships.
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Toyota Captures Seven ALG Residual Value Awards Including Top Mainstream Brand

Toyota Captures Seven ALG Residual Value Awards Including Top Mainstream Brand

November 17, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 - - They say it’s lonely at the top.  For Toyota, it’s never lonely when you are joined by a large group of family members.  Toyota once again dominated the annual ALG Residual Value Awards with six models capturing the top spot in their respective segments and a seventh award going to Toyota as the top Mainstream Brand.  The Residual Value Awards from ALG represent the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data. 
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Toyota Light Truck and SUV Chronology

November 11, 2014

Toyota Tundra/ T100 Chronology

November 11, 2014

Horsin’ Around In The Sand

Horsin’ Around In The Sand

November 06, 2014
As a young girl living on a farm in southern Indiana, Samantha Stone helped train and show performance horses at local and regional competitions, often with great success. This success and passion led Stone to one day dream of showcasing the beauty and power of horses throughout the country.
 
However, now an engineer in Toyota’s Vehicle Planning/Production Engineer division, it’s a different kind of horsepower that gets Stone’s heart pounding.... more

2014 SEMA: 2014 Tim Love Tundra Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: 2014 Tim Love Tundra Fact Sheet

November 03, 2014

Celebrity Chef Tim Love Serves Up a Delicious Tundra for SEMA

Celebrity Chef Tim Love Serves Up a Delicious Tundra for SEMA

November 03, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 — At the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, performance is normally measured in horsepower and torque. Thanks to celebrity chef Tim Love and his build team at Divine 1 Customs, this year’s SEMA can add British thermal units (BTUs) and decibels to the mix. His Tim Love Tundra incorporates an interactive tailgating experience that features a 27” grill putting out 24,000 BTUs as well as a full Rockford Fosgate audio system.... more

Pair of Toyota Tundra Monster Trucks Take SEMA by Storm

Pair of Toyota Tundra Monster Trucks Take SEMA by Storm

October 30, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 — Toyota will be underscoring its commitment to supporting the off-road enthusiast lifestyle by fielding a pair of over-the-top monster trucks based on the 2014 Tundra at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. Both builds share the Tundra as their base platforms and pay homage to worthy causes.... more

Toyota Unveils Baja 1000 Chase Trucks at SEMA

Toyota Unveils Baja 1000 Chase Trucks at SEMA

October 27, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., October 27, 2014 — The 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck will not be alone when it heads down to Ensenada, Mexico to compete in the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Three specially prepared chase trucks built by renowned off-road fabricator N-Fab will support the Tundra race truck in attacking the notoriously difficult desert race. The Baja 1000 is known for its penchant for breaking down both man and machine, making support vehicles all the more crucial for survival let alone victory.... more

Performance Takes Center Stage at Toyota’s 2014 SEMA Booth

Performance Takes Center Stage at Toyota’s 2014 SEMA Booth

October 27, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 — Toyota’s 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show presence will be focused on its performance legacy — past, present and future. The Toyota display booth will feature fifteen unique vehicles that boldly underscore the company’s commitment to truly push the limit of both man and machine. Whether on the racetrack, out in the desert or on the street, this year’s SEMA booth puts an exclamation point on what it means to accessorize.... more

2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck Charges into SEMA

2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck Charges into SEMA

October 27, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., October 27, 2014 — The Specialty Market Equipment Association (SEMA) Show features many interesting project vehicles, but few are engineered to survive over 1,000 miles of grueling desert racing. But that’s exactly what the 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck will do when it competes in the upcoming 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The modified Tundra will be on display at SEMA from November 4-7 before heading down to Ensenada, Mexico to compete in the Full Size Stock class from November 12-16.... more

2014 SEMA: 2015 TRD Tundra Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: 2015 TRD Tundra Fact Sheet

October 27, 2014

2014 SEMA: 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck Fact Sheet

October 27, 2014

Toyota Intensifies Effort to Repair Vehicles Equipped with Takata Airbag Inflators

Toyota Intensifies Effort to Repair Vehicles Equipped with Takata Airbag Inflators

October 20, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., October 20, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced plans to conduct a supplemental safety recall of approximately 247,000 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra and Lexus SC vehicles produced from 2001 to 2004 and equipped with front passenger airbag inflators supplied by Takata Corporation.  This action intensifies Toyota’s efforts to reach customers and remedy previously recalled vehicles, and a small number of newly included vehicles, in certain geographic areas that appear to warrant immediate action, based on testing by the supplier.... more

Gulf States Toyota Unveils the 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition

Gulf States Toyota Unveils the 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition

September 25, 2014
HOUSTON (Sept. 25, 2014) – Gulf States Toyota introduced the new 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition today at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. This marks the first retail vehicle collaboration between Toyota and Bass Pro Shops, the nation's premier outdoor retailer.

With the capability to handle a tough trail or provide a comfortable ride, the new 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition is equipped for all your outdoor adventures. The vehicle, available exclusively in Silver, features a 4x4 CrewMax SR5 configuration, which offers extra space for outdoor gear while providing first-class comfort for family and friends. It offers the same power and capability the Tundra is famous for with a rugged drive train powered by a 381 horsepower 5.7L i-Force V8 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. It also includes a tow package that allows drivers to confidently take a boat, ATV or UTV along on the journey. With top braking technology and Toyota’s Star Safety System, the Tundra is built with safety in mind.... more

Toyota Announces Recall of Certain Tundra Vehicles

Toyota Announces Recall of Certain Tundra Vehicles

September 11, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., September 11, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. will conduct a recall of approximately 130,000 Model Year 2014 Tundra Crew-Max Cab and Double Cab vehicles.... more

Toyota Tundra: The All-America Full-Size Pickup Goes All V8 and “Pro” for 2015

Toyota Tundra: The All-America Full-Size Pickup Goes All V8 and “Pro” for 2015

September 08, 2014
After a dramatic redesign for the 2014 model year the Toyota Tundra half-ton full-size pickup truck comes back with an encore for 2015. The most stylish, value-driven and capable Tundra yet gets more upgrades, including standard V8 power across the board, a new TRD Pro model with special off-road suspension and an available spray-in bed liner.... more

2015 Toyota Tundra Product Information

2015 Toyota Tundra Product Information

September 08, 2014

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra

August 28, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug.28, 2014) – 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). ... more

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

August 14, 2014
It began when Erik Jones captured the checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 8, 2013. It concluded when Darrell Wallace Jr. picked up a first-place trophy at the Eldora Speedway dirt track in Rossburg, Ohio on July 23, 2014. Twelve consecutive victories and a new NASCAR record – the longest string of wins by one manufacturer in the 19-year-history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).... more

2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race

2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race

August 05, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – 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.... more

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tacoma and 4Runner

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tacoma and 4Runner

July 30, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 30, 2014) – Let’s Get Dirty! The highly anticipated launch of the all-new TRD Pro Series from Toyota is coming soon.  Serious off-roaders, professional or amateur, young and old, will soon be able to drive over rough terrain with the most adrenaline-inducing lineup of off-road vehicles Toyota has ever unleashed. ... more

Toyota Renotifies Owners of Certain Previously Recalled Vehicles

Toyota Renotifies Owners of Certain Previously Recalled Vehicles

June 11, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., June 11, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it will renotify owners of certain vehicles involved in an April 2013 safety recall for the front passenger airbag inflators installed in several models.  Toyota is modifying the remedy procedure.... more

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Celebrates 35 Years in the U.S. with Next Chapter in Off-Road Performance Accessories

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Celebrates 35 Years in the U.S. with Next Chapter in Off-Road Performance Accessories

February 06, 2014
CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 - - Their “minds are always racing.” In their 35 year existence, Toyota Racing Development – U.S.A. (TRD) has lived by their mission “to deliver an authentic high-performance experience by adding value to create passion and enthusiasm.” ... more

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