CA - When moviegoers across the country flock
to theaters for today's release of "Terminator 3: Rise
of the Machines," two of the machines they'll see in
dramatic action are the Toyota Tundra pickup truck and the
Lexus SC 430 hardtop convertible.
a deal with Warner Bros. pictures, Toyota and Lexus supplied
the vehicles for the top characters to pilot during dramatic
Behind the wheel of the Toyota Tundra is
Arnold Schwarzenegger (the "Terminator"), Claire
Danes ("Kate Brewster") and Nick Stahl ("John
Connor") in the movie's most exciting chase scene that
demonstrates the Tundra's durability and reliability.
Lexus SC 430 is put into action early in the movie when
audiences are introduced to Kristanna Loken, who plays the
3 is the quintessential action movie and the Toyota Tundra
fits perfectly because it's tough, durable and unstoppable,
which is what's needed in the wild chase scenes,"
said Deborah Wahl Meyer, Toyota corporate marketing communications
manager. "We're also capturing that image and bringing
it to our dealer showrooms with a special-edition Terminator
3 (T3) model."
The Tundra T3 models are available in dealerships
now and feature unique interior and exterior-enhancements
such as a full-color-keyed appearance package including
a custom grille, T3 badging and graphics, fog lamps and
17-inch magnesium-toned alloy wheels. The interior features
distinctive Dark Charcoal perforated leather seats, and
metallic-appearance interior trim on the dash.
Performance enhancements in the T3 Special
Edition include a sport suspension with Tokico shocks, a
limited slip differential, heavy-duty stabilizer bar and
a Toyota Racing Development (TRD) dual exit exhaust.
Tundra T3 Special Edition package is offered on Tundra SR5
Access Cab 4X2 models in two exterior colors, Black and
Imperial Jade Mica. The T3 Special Edition package, which
has a limited production of approximately 850 and includes
the SR5-grade Value package and color-keyed overfenders,
carries a price of $5,585. The base price for the SR5 Access
Cab is $23,445.