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[PHOTOS] Toyota Chases Thrills at Chicago Auto Show

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2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport & Sequoia TRD Sport

2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport (left) and 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport (right)

Toyota isn’t showing off any brand new models you’ve never seen before at the Chicago Auto Show, but it did bring several adventure-oriented versions of the models you know and love, such as TRD Sport variants for the 2018 Tundra and Sequoia, and a new RAV4 Adventure.

Clearly, Toyota is all about chasing thrills lately. The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry it unveiled in Detroit—also showcased at the Chicago event—is all snarls and mean looks, the new generation of the Toyota Prius looks edgy enough to cut, and even the upcoming Toyota Supra is rumored not to be holding back when it comes to design.

These new vehicle trims at the Chicago Auto Show seem to follow that same pattern. The Tundra and Sequoia TRD Sport, as well as the RAV4 Adventure, are designed for wild off-road adventures and thrill seeking of the highest order.

For the full feature list of the 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport, Sequoia TRD Sport, and RAV4 Adventure, just click on the tabs below. All three models will arrive in dealer showrooms in September 2017.

[wptab name=’Tundra TRD Sport’]

2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport

Available on 4×4 and 4×2 models in CrewMax and Double Cab configurations

  • 7-liter i-Force V8 producing 381 horsepower
  • TRD Sport Tuned Bilstein Shocks
  • TRD front and rear anti-sway bars
  • Color-keyed mirrors, front and rear bumpers, and hood scoop
  • 20-inch alloy silver sport wheels
  • LED headlights with smoked chrome bezel, Daytime Running Lights, and LED fog lights
  • Mesh grille with body-color surround
  • TRD Sport bedside graphic
  • TRD shift knob
  • TRD Sport floor mats

As part of a general refresh for the 2018 model, the Tundra will also receive the Toyota Safety Sense™ P suite of active safety technologies as standard equipment.


[wptab name=’Sequoia TRD Sport’]

2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport

Available on 4×4 and 4×2 models equipped with the 5.7-liter i-Force V8 engine

  • TRD Sport Tuned Bilstein Shocks
  • TRD front and rear anti-sway bars
  • New front grille and bumper grille insert
  • Metallic black mirror caps
  • 20-inch alloy black sport wheels
  • Darkened rear taillight housing
  • Black satin finish TRD Sport badging on the front doors
  • Metallic black and chrome Sequoia badge on the liftgate
  • Black fabric seven-passenger seating
  • TRD shift knob
  • TRD Sport floor mats and sill protectors
  • Black leather captain chair seats (optional)

Like the new 2018 Tundra, the Sequoia will also come with standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P technology.


[wptab name=’RAV4 Adventure’]

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure

  • Available on FWD models with an automatic limited-slip differential, or on Dynamic Torque Control AWD models
  • Tow Prep Package—includes upgraded radiator, supplemental engine oil, transmission fluid coolers, and custom suspension system with higher ride height
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P
  • Large overfender flares
  • 18-inch five-spoke black alloy wheels with 235/55R18 tires
  • Lower body guards
  • Black headlight bezels
  • Black fog lamp surround, roof racks, and Adventure badging
  • Unique interior trim panels
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • 120V/100W power outlet in cargo area
  • Adventure door sill protectors
  • All-weather floor and cargo mats with Adventure logo




As though to drive home the adventure theme, Toyota even brought the special XTREME Corolla designed by Cartel Custom, which you might have seen last year at the SEMA Show. Check it out in the gallery below.

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