2012 Toyota Tacoma TRD T/X Baja Series review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 30 September 2011 , 20:09:25 byAngela

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Toyota Tacoma TRD T/X Baja Series

The 2012 Toyota Tacoma TRD T/X Baja Series has recently had its debut at the 2011 Texas State Fair, announcing a new level of comfort and performance in the segment of compact pickups, elevating the capability of Tacoma's TRD Off-Road pickup to an improved dimension of function and fun. It was inspired by Toyota's Baja racing heritage and revealed the bold graphics with its concept name "Baja Series." A redesigned hood, grille, headlamps and front bumper, are part of the exterior changes. Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager, Toyota Division, commented that the Tacoma had long been the sales leader due to its earned reputation for stellar quality, durability and reliability and the limited edition TRD T|X Baja Series was designed to open a new chapter in the history of Toyota's truck legacy. At the present moment, the T/X Baja Series ie being tested for application on both the Tacoma Access and Double Cab 4x4 models equipped with the TRD Off-Road Package. The power is given by the 4.0-liter V6 engine, which is mated to either six-speed manual and five-speed automatic transmissions. The new features of the limited edition T/X Baja Series reveal unique Baja Series graphics, an increased front ride height of nearly two inches, a TRD Cat-back exhaust, an exclusive Gun-Metal Gray finish, bead-lock style off-road wheels and BF Goodrich T/A KO tires. The greater heat dissipation and damping sensitivity are ensured by the 50mm piston Bilstein race shocks featuring a remote reservoir which increase the shock oil capacity. The stylish interior is refelcted by the new steering wheel together with the new center-instrument panel design comprising a revised gauge cluster, while the more specialized TRD Sport and Off-Road packages also offer to the customers new water-resistant fabric protection seats.