Toyota of N Charlotte delves into the Toyota Racing Development's History!


There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the Toyota Racing Development (TRD). They recently revealed some new ideas that new Toyota near Charlotte might be featuring as early as fall 2014 – some special off-roading packages and parts!

However, TRD has played an important role in N Charlotte Toyota long before this year. They’ve been providing special equipment and parts for off-road drivers and fans for almost 40 years! In fact, drivers have the opportunity to customize their new Toyota or new Scion near Charlotte with special TRD parts. 

Toyota of N Charlotte explores the history of TRD

If you love to not just get the new vehicle you’ve always wanted, but also enjoy customizing and changing it so that it meets your specific preferences, then chances are you’re a fan of Toyota Racing Development! 
TRD started in the late 1970s (1979 to be exact), and has played an important role not just in drivers’ abilities to customize their new Toyota but also Toyota’s success in different races and motorsports! 

Some of the different races and sports Toyota has sponsored or participated in over the years include: 

  • 1980: Sponsored the Grand Prix in Long Beach
  • 1989: Sponsored the Ironman Stuart
  • 1983: Participated in Mikey Thompson Off-Road Series and SCORE International Off-Road Series
  • 1994: Toyota driver won “ultimate” and “overall” classes at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
  • 1996: Joined Championship Auto Racing Teams
  • 2002: Entered drag racing with National Hot Rod Association
  • 2003: Won Manufacturers Title and Driver’s Championship in Indianapolis 500
  • 2006: Entered NASCAR Spring Cup Series and Nationwide Series

Clearly, Toyota and TRD are no stranger to supporting or participating different events – including ones where new Toyota off-road! If you love the ability to take your new Toyota off-road or to fine-tune it so that it delivers the style and performance you’re looking for, then TRD might be able to help you out.

We carry genuine Toyota parts in N Charlotte at our location, which means you can start customizing your vehicle today to deliver the kind of driving experience you’re interested in! 

Get the TRD parts and accessories for your car!

You don’t have to be a professional driver to have access to genuine auto parts. With a history of more than 30 years behind it, Toyota Racing Development is one of the most popular engineering companies today – and they produce parts and accessories that consumers can access! 

You can find more than one accessory or item you’re looking for if you want to fine-tune your new Scion or new Toyota in N Charlotte. Some accessories that might capture a driver’s interest include wheels, exhausts, suspension parts, brakes, and body kits! 

The best part is you don’t have to travel far to find the parts you want for your new Toyota or get some assistance. We sell Toyota Parts at our location, so you can visit us to speak with one of our Parts Team Members at any time! If you’re looking for a new vehicle that already comes with the features and performance you want, we can help with that, too. Just give our Internet Sales Team a call at (888) 883-3797. We can’t wait to speak with you!


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