Toyota Trucks Bring Off Road On Site Adventure to The 2007 Nashville International Auto Show


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Tour Gives Attendees the Opportunity to Experience the Hills and Thrills of a Full-Line of Toyota 4X4 Vehicles

NASHVILLE, TN - March 27, 2007: What happens when you build an amazing off-road course out of 1,000 tons of dirt and 20 tons of gravel, AND let auto show attendees test drive Toyota 4x4 vehicles for FREE? You get a lot of very excited people!

Back by popular demand, the Toyota Trucks Off Road On Site Adventure is visiting a dozen cities throughout the U.S., giving auto show attendees a chance to put a Toyota 4x4 Tundra, Tacoma or FJ Cruiser through its paces. It opens at the 2007 Nashville International Auto Show at the Nashville Convention Center on April 6.

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The program launched last year and it was an instant success - over 25,000 people took test drives and experienced Toyota vehicles first-hand. The philosophy is simple: let auto show attendees get behind the wheel and discover Toyota quality and performance on their own in a fun, no-pressure environment.

The test track has been significantly enhanced for this year's program, and will feature obstacles such as moguls, logs, sand pits and berms. There is also a hill climb, wood bridge, teeter totter and frame twister. The main course accommodates all three models, but new this year is a breakaway leg for the very popular FJ Cruiser, known for its incredible off-road capabilities.

To coincide with the launch of the all-new next generation Tundra earlier this year, Toyota has redesigned the course to better accentuate the rugged capabilities of this much-anticipated truck. There is a great deal of excitement about bringing the new Tundra to market, and the manufacturer is looking forward to winning over a lot of people who may not typically consider themselves a Toyota buyer.

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To drive, show-goers must be 18 or older and have a current driver's license. Minors can attend the event with a parent or legal guardian, and children can ride as passengers if they are at least 4' 9" (57 inches) tall or over 8 years old. Children 8 years and older who are not 57 inches tall may ride with proof of age (birth certificate or passport). There is no additional fee to drive or participate in the event.

The Toyota Trucks Off Road On Site Adventure will be located at LP Field (home of the Tennessee Titans) and will be open to the public Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. A free shuttle service running between the Nashville Convention Center (Commerce Street entrance) and LP Field will be available to all attendees.

The event site utilizes approximately 100,000 square feet, including the course, registration tent and vehicle displays. It will take 14 workers and a lot of earth-moving equipment a full-day to build the site.

For more information, visit www.toyotaoffroadonsite.com.

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