Toyota has unveiled the 2012 Tacoma TRD T/X Baja Series limited truck at the 2011 Texas State Fair. The Tacoma T|X Baja Series is inspired by Toyota’s Baja racing heritage and is based on the refreshed 2012 Tacoma.
Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager, Toyota Division stated, “The limited edition TRD T|X Baja Series adds another chapter to Toyota’s truck legacy by offering a new level of capability for off-road enthusiasts.”
The T|X Baja Series is equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine with either six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. It gets technology like an electronically-controlled locking rear differential, Active Traction Control (A-TRAC), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Assist Control (DAC). It also gets Gun-Metal Gray finish bead-lock style off-road wheels with F Goodrich T/A KO tires. A TRD Cat-back exhaust, increased front ride height of nearly two inches, Bilstein shocks and unique Baja Series graphics complete the package.
The The T|X Baja Series can be applied to the Tacoma Access and Double Cab 4×4 models equipped with the TRD Off-Road Package. There is also a possibility of it being offered on the Tacoma PreRunner models. Production kicks off in the spring.