The Japanese automaker recently filed an application to trademark “Toyota FT-4X” for automobiles and structural parts thereof, suggesting that the company is working on a new off-road, four-wheel-drive model. The “FT” in the trademark means Future Toyota and has been used previously with the FT-86 Concept that eventually became the Scion FR-S and Toyota 86, as well as the FT-1 Concept that is believed to preview the Supra’s successor.
Toyota made a big announcement today unveiling that there will be two new grade options for the 2017 4Runner, including a TRD Off-Road and a TRD Off-Road Premium model. The new TRD Off-Road 4Runner will actually be on display this weekend at the FJ Summit in Ouray, Colorado, and Off-Road.com will be onsite to check it out.
Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers and Toyota today announced that the club and the automobile manufacturer have entered into a multi-year partnership. Under the agreement, Toyota becomes the Official Truck Sponsor of the Texas Rangers. The sponsorship will highlight Toyota’s two Texas-built trucks, Tacoma and Tundra.
ERLANGER, Ky. (Jan. 8, 2016) – 2015 marked record production for Toyota with 2,035,028 vehicles and 1,933,702 engines produced in North America. Key drivers for increased production include low fuel prices, a healthier economy and strong customer demand for Corolla, Camry, RAV4 and Tacoma.
In the first step of our TRD Like Pro Build Series, we focused on one of the most crucial upgrades on the Tundra TRD Pro: Bilstein front coilover shocks. In Part 2, we look to complement the upgraded front coilovers with 2.5-inch Bilstein rear shocks.
The first part of our TRD Like a Pro Series focuses on one of the most important upgrades to our Toyota Tundra – Bilstein coilover front shocks. These larger-than-stock, 60mm shocks will enhance the truck’s suspension performance in challenging off-road terrain as well as provide some additional ground clearance by raising the front of the truck 2 inches.
Over a year ago, Toyota unveiled its TRD Pro lineup of 2015 models for the first time. Its new TRD Pro packages, hailed as Toyota’s most capable off-roaders to date, upped the ante in capability for its Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma. Although the vehicles have been a big hit, Toyota built less than 10,000 units between the three models, and that has made the limited run of popular units hard to come by.
With the roar of a 2015 TRD Pro Series Tundra, Toyota today formally broke ground on its new North American headquarters at the intersection of Headquarters Drive and Palomino Crossing in Plano, Texas. The Tundra took center stage, bulldozing the first soil on the site of Toyota’s new campus in a manner that can only be described as not your traditional groundbreaking ceremony.
Torrance, Calif., Erlanger, Ky., New York, N.Y., and Ann Arbor, Mich., –Toyota today announced that it is establishing a new headquarters in North Dallas (Plano), Texas for its North American operations in a move designed to better serve customers and position Toyota for sustainable, long-term growth.
Within the next three years, Toyota’s three separate North American headquarters for manufacturing, sales and marketing, and corporate operations will relocate to a single, state-of-the-art campus in Plano. Toyota’s North American finance arm also plans to move its headquarters to this new shared campus. Altogether, these moves will affect approximately 4,000 employees.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2013 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Annual Silent Auction is set to take place, once again, at the 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire on Saturday, October 5, from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All funds raised benefit the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, a non-profit organization committed to honoring those who have committed their lives to the off-road community.
Hot auction items up for bid include: a set of four General Tires; a Mastercraft safety helmet; 2014 Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno entry; A Day in the Desert with Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame inductees; a 2014 King of the Hammers entry; and more. The auction will also offer a variety of off-road memorabilia including collector’s magazines, rare t-shirts, and autographed mementos. Big ticket items are also available for online bidding at www.32auctions.com.