Toyota and Bass Pro launches 2015 Special Tundra Edition

2015 Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off Road Edition 1 Toyota and Bass Pro launches 2015 Special Tundra Edition

Japanese car maker Toyota is production wise the biggest automobile manufacturer in the world today. It was originally founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. Apart from passenger cars, Toyota also entered the truck segment way back in 1947. It was also one of the first foreign brands to enter the US truck market, one of the biggest in the world. After finding success in the compact pickup truck segment, Toyota decided to enter the full size pickup truck segment which earlier belonged only to the American brands. After the moderately successful ‘T100’ in 1993, Toyota launched the ‘Tundra’ in 1999. A second generation was launched in 2007. With the ‘Tundra’ Toyota firmly established itself in the full-size segment alongside other American brands. To integrate itself into the world of trucks and truck owners, Toyota began assembling the ‘Tundra’ in the state of Texas where trucks are a way of life. Over the years the vehicle has almost become part of the culture.

Recently at the 2014 Texas State Fair, Toyota unveiled the ‘Bass Pro shops off-road edition’ of the Tundra. Bass Pro Shops is a leading manufacturer of outdoor merchandise. With this partnership Toyota looks to add off-road, outdoor adventure fun to this successful model. The new edition Bass Pro Shops edition will be sold exclusively in the states of- Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Mississippi. The buyers will also get a hunting/ mining/ fishing/ camping package with this truck.

This special edition has been built over the based on the 4×4 Tundra CrewMax SR5 model. The vehicle will come with an exclusive silver body color. Other feature include- a bedlinder, stainless steel exhaust , tubular side steps. There is also a towing package, special floor mats with Bass Pro branding and 20-inch alloy wheels with matte black finish and powerful tires for all terrains. Power comes from V8 5.7-liter engine with 381 bhp (284 kW) and torque of 401 lb-ft . It is paired with a six-speed auto transmission.


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