2008 Toyota TRD Aurion Pro-FX

Toyota revealed today the TRD Aurion Pro-Factory Xtreme (Pro-FX), a car with an amazing output of 1743 hp. The car was designed for the biggest event in Australian drag racing: the 2008 Winter nationals.

Toyota TRD Aurion Pro-FX

The TRD Aurion Pro-FX makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in only 1 second and can hit a top speed of 217 mph.

Former Australian champion Tony Wedlock will debut the car at this weekend’s Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Winternationals - the headline event of the 2008 Australian season.

Press release

Toyota unveiled the TRD Aurion Pro-Factory Xtreme (Pro-FX) drag car at Willowbank Raceway in Queensland today ahead of its debut outing at the biggest event in Australian drag racing, the 2008 Winter nationals.

Run by former Australian champion Tony Wedlock and his Ultimate Motorsport team, the TRD Aurion Pro-FX has a top speed of more than 350km/h.

Powered by a turbocharged six-cylinder Toyota engine, the TRD Aurion Pro-FX produces 1300kW and launches from 0-100km/h in less than one second.

Wedlock will debut the car at this weekend’s Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Winternationals - the headline event of the 2008 Australian season.

Toyota Australia motorsport manager Todd Connolly said the TRD Aurion Pro-FX perfectly complemented Toyota Australia’s new range of performance-bred TRD-branded road cars.

"Toyota is synonymous with quality, durability and reliability, while TRD has added style, passion and performance to our line-up," Connolly said.

"Today’s unveiling of the Ultimate Motorsport TRD Aurion Pro-FX takes us to a whole new level - this car has performance and excitement by the bucket-load.

"We are excited to have Tony Wedlock and the Ultimate Motorsport TRD Aurion Pro-FX spearheading our new drag racing program."
Wedlock, a former Australian Pro Stock Champion, said the car has been designed and built specifically to run in the new Pro-Factory Xtreme (Pro-FX) category, a class aimed at high-performance six-cylinder vehicles.

The experienced national champion said he was looking forward to debuting the TRD Aurion Pro-FX at Australian drag racing’s biggest event.

"We are eager to show that as well as good looks, our Ultimate Motorsports TRD Aurion Pro-FX has performance to match," Wedlock said.

"We are looking to push the performance envelope this weekend." To celebrate the launch of the TRD Aurion Pro-FX, Willowbank is holding the Toyota Drag Racing Legends Race for Charity that will see four legends of the sport face-off in TRD Aurion road cars.

Run over two heats and a final, the event will showcase the credentials of the TRD Aurion over the quarter-mile, while also raising money for the winner’s chosen charity.


6 comments:

There is no problem with this car. It has an extremely comfortable but stylish interior. It provides plenty of lumbar and neck support and plenty of storage area. This Aurion car has an easy-to-operate controls that it will only takes 30 seconds before it can be used.

From the exterior design of Toyota TRD Aurion Pro-Fx, you can actually say that this can move faster than you will ever think. Hands off with the durability and quality of this car. It’s simply amazing.

a special custom drag car from toyota TRD. For sure its counter parts will eat it’s dust.

That is a really fast car!

Impressive! Always did have respect for a Supra engine.

WOW!!!
What a car! and what acceleration! you start the engine, put it in gear, press the pedal and wooom 60 mph!!! That’s fantastic!!!

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