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Toyota Reveals TRD-Sport Trailer

Industry News   |   Posted: 12/23/2020
Posted by: THE SHOP

Toyota has revealed a second wave of custom SEMA vehicles, including the overlanding-ready TRD-Sport Trailer.

The company previously unveiled four builds in its wave one SEMA360 Showcase presentation, held Nov. 2, 2020. SEMA360 is the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) online program connecting the automotive aftermarket industry in a year that made the traditional SEMA Show impossible.

“Our wave one reveals whet Toyota fans’ appetite with four creations – a bold, hand-painted GR Supra, two GR Supra drift cars, and an outrageous Overlanding-ready Tacoma pickup,” said Ed Laukes, group vice president – Toyota Division Marketing. “We’re proud to show off our latest creation, the the TRD-Sport Trailer.”

Toyota’s TRD-Sport Trailer answers the backroads adventure calling and the growing popularity of overlanding getaways in a year where socializing with family and friends is a challenge, the automaker said.

Overlanding’s growing popularity inspired the Toyota team to think outside the box, as they sought to make a true overland trailer out of a Tacoma pickup bed. The TRD-Sport Trailer concept serves as a base camp to extend adventurers’ off-highway fun while being pulled by a Toyota truck or SUV. It features a remote-operated scissor-lift that raises an innovative platform several feet out of the bed. There’s a Yakima four-person tent with an awning and fly fishing-pole holders, a custom-built toilet and trash can, a refrigerator, a hot water heater, fresh and gray water holding tanks, a slide-out sink and stove, and efficient campsite lighting.

By: THE SHOP Staff

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