- First-Ever Highlander XSE Debuts with Bolder Style and Sporty Handling
- Trail Special Edition Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner Offer Greater Outdoors Versatility
- Tacoma Goes Dark with Nightshade Special Edition
TORONTO, ON – Feb 6, 2020 – The foresee for a Windy City looks sporty and outdoorsy, with a hold of nightly effect as Toyota debuts 5 new SUV and pickup lorry variants during a Chicago Auto Show. All will arrive after this year as 2021 models.
The sporty component is a first-ever Highlander XSE, that brings nimble moves and bolder styling to this three-row family SUV. Meanwhile, new Trail Special Editions of a Tacoma and Tundra pickups and 4Runner SUV come prepped for even some-more outdoorsy adventure. And, for people who like dim shadows, dim matter, and maybe dim chocolate, Toyota is adding new Nightshade Special Edition on a Tacoma.
Highlander XSE: More Fun for a Parents
In a Toyota world, a XSE badge signals a expostulate on a sporty side with specifically tuned doing suspension, singular extraneous styling, and disdainful interior trim. For 2021, and for a initial time in a 20-year history, a Highlander family SUV gets a XSE treatment. The fourth-generation Highlander, only introduced for 2020 and built on a Toyota New Global Architecture, offers a ideal height for an jaunty transformation.
Designed for people who need SUV practicality though unequivocally skip pushing competition sedans, a Highlander XSE combines confidant extraneous pattern with some-more flexible pushing reflexes. Positioned between a XLE and Limited grades, a 2021 Highlander XSE is briskly encouraged by a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 that’s teamed with an eight-speed involuntary delivery and Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive.
In further to being means to send adult to 50 percent of torque to a behind wheels, this modernized AWD complement can control a left/right torque placement to a behind wheels for a some-more enchanting pushing experience.
The Highlander XSE handles curves as good as a pattern takes compliments. In further to disdainful machine-faced 20-inch wheels with black accents, a XSE indication is versed with higher-rate springs and behind stabilizer bar, and a startle absorbers have been retuned for reduce friction. These delicately calibrated new tools boost doing lively for a XSE while preserving Highlander’s eminent float comfort.
To make a XSE grade, Highlander perceived a bumper-to-bumper character makeover. The front fascia, grille, and reduce spoiler are disdainful to this indication and explain a some-more assertive stance. The restyled tip grille joins a many incomparable reduce atmosphere intake integrated into a new bumper, with a spoiler next that. Unique headlamps underline black accents and light-strip DRLs.
In profile, singular rocker panels supplement an irritable accent to a Highlander XSE’s sculpted lines. Around back, there’s a shocker: a first-ever unprotected dual-tip empty on a Highlander – and chromed, no less. Black roof rails, counterpart caps, and window moldings dial adult a pointed cold factor.
Inside, a Highlander XSE rocks black Softex-trimmed seats with fabric inserts, while ambient lighting and carbon-fiber finish on a instrument row sets a mood. A renowned two-tone red and black leather-trimmed interior with red-stitched instrument row is accessible and is certain to stimulate a bit of carpool envy.
The 2021 Highlander XSE lets we stay connected with Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ compatibility, and 4 USB ports. The Highlander XSE will also offer an accessible Premium Audio 1200-Watt, 11-speaker JBL sound system, respirating new life into aged hair bands.
The 2021 Highlander XSE is slated for launch this fall.
2021 Trail Special Editions: Carry In, Carry Out In Style
Toyota lorry buyers adore a good outdoors, and in fact, Toyota trucks lay during a tip of their segments for owners who attend in outside activities like camping, fishing, and hiking. To applaud and support all that fresh-air fun, Toyota is introducing a 2021 Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner Trail Special Editions this summer. All put importance on additional storage and convenience, with singular styling and disdainful calm combined for good measure.
All 3 2021 Toyota Trails are formed on a SR5 class models to broach high value. The Tacoma Trail is built on a SR5 Double Cab, and a Tundra Trail is built off a SR5 (larger fuel tank, front bucket seats with driver’s energy lumbar support, front core console, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, 3 front cupholders, and anti-theft complement with alarm and engine immobilizer).
Available Trail tone choices embody Army Green and Cement. While these are not quite deliberate singular editions, volume will be low.
All Trails underline black extraneous badging, and black seating with tan stitching. In all versions, customary all-weather building liners assistance locate a outside elements that come in on occupants’ feet. From there, any Trail indication has a possess singular set of upgrades:
- The 2021 Tacoma Trail comforts a set of Dark Gray 18-inch TRD Off-Road wheels with Kevlar All-Terrain tires. The grille from a Tacoma Limited adds a tradition hold and a 115-volt energy opening in a bed adds versatility.
- The Tundra Trail wears a confidant chrome grille from a top-of-line Tundra 1794 Edition with color-keyed surround, and special-edition wheels.
- The 4Runner Trail comes prepared to lift campers into a woods with dim gray TRD Off-Road wheels, and a Yakima LoadWarrior rooftop load basket for combined application and gear-hauling capability. Inside, 4Runner boasts a tradition 40-quart cooler and shifting load tray.
Custom-made for Toyota in North America, a 4Runner Trail’s cooler is utterly a versatile square of equipment, featuring:
- Lockable lid
- Freezer-grade gasket to yield an air-tight sign and keep ice solidified for adult to 7 days
- Tie-down straps and special brackets on a shifting behind load tray to safely secure a cooler while driving
- Two heavy-duty latches with integrated bottle openers
- Two durable, ergonomic lift handles
- Large built-in empty block with lanyard
- A prosaic tip to concede a cooler to act as a list aspect or an outside seat
The cooler comes color-keyed with Cement or Army Green extraneous 4Runner colors.
Nightshade Special Editions: Don’t Be Afraid of a Dark
With a tighten of summer comes shorter days and progressing sunsets – a ideal time for a new 2021 Toyota Nightshade Edition to make their arrival. Toyota Canada already offers Nightshade Editions of a Corolla Sedan, Corolla Hatchback, Camry, 4Runner, and Sienna minivan.
While many Toyota Nightshade models are formed on SE class versions, a 2021 Tacoma Nightshade is built on a some-more lush Limited class model. It comforts all black leather seating and somewhat sinister looking black extraneous trim, including a darkened chrome grille, black counterpart caps and black doorway handles.
The Tacoma Nightshade is also renowned by Dark Smoke 18-inch amalgamate wheels, black empty tip and haze light bezels, and a new grille insert design.
The Tacoma Nightshade Edition looks quite disagreeable in Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic and Windchill Pearl.
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