Division Toyota Racing Development (TRD), specializing in the tuning of Toyota and Lexus, introduced the “all-terrain” modification of the Sequoia SUV. Premiere of new items aimed at the American market, took place at the motor show in Chicago.
New hardcore model will join the new line of TRD Pro, joining the already represented on the American market, Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma and Tundra. About the base SUV “off-road” Sequoia is a black grille that says “Toyota” instead of the traditional logo of the brand, the original 18-inch wheel disks BBS TRD forged aluminum, led optics, aluminum running boards and a modified exhaust system with pipes of the color “black chrome”. Plus, the SUV is equipped with additional engine protection and expeditionary trunk. Inside, a 7.0-inch “multimedia” with support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, the voice assistant Amazon Alexa, Bluetooth and USB ports, decor inscribed with “TRD Pro” and waterproof floor mats. You can choose from four unique exterior colors: Super White, Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Grey Metallic and Army Green (exclusive to line of TRD Pro).
The main difference between the Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro from a regular SUV’s suspension. The car set shocks Fox Racing Shox with internal bypass channel and progressive damping characteristics. With small moves of the stock they provide a good ride and the bumpy road encouraging good energy. The front seven have areas of compression and two rebound, and also provides increased stroke of the rebound 18 mm. Rear mounted dual rack-protection from breakdown.
Under the hood standard on the model engine i-FORCE V8 volume of 5.7 liters (386 HP, 544 Nm), combined with 6-band “automatic” and all-wheel drive Multi-Mode 4WD on the basis of the Torsen differential, with a two-stage razdatkoy and low range. The SUV can tow a trailer weighing up to 3220 kg.
As with all modifications Toyota Sequoia, the “off-road” equipped with the active safety system Toyota Safety Sense P, which includes collision warning, pedestrian detection, auto braking, warning about leaving the traffic lane, active cruise control with full auto stop and automatic control system of distant light.