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The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is an extreme off-roader (pictures)

Upgrades to the suspension, tires and wheels have the Tacoma TRD Pro ready to take on the toughest off-road trails.

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For those interested in really venturing off the beaten path, Toyota has rolled out the latest member of its TRD Pro family at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show.

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Based on its new Tacoma, the 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro builds on the TRD Off-Road 4x4 double cab short bed model.

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It will be available with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

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While the 3.5-liter V-6 engine is unchanged, the real work comes in the heavily reworked suspension that features Fox 2.5 internal bypass shock absorbers, new front springs providing a 1-inch lift and progressive-rate off-road leaf springs out back.

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The truck rides on 16-inch black TRD wheels wrapped with Kevlar-reinforced Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain tires.

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Further helping to find the maximum grip off-road, all Tacoma TRD Pros come standard with an automatic limited-slip differential, and electronic locking rear differential.

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Automatic transmission-equipped models also benefit from a crawl control system that automatically adjusts throttle and braking, so drivers can focus on navigating through tough situations.

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A hill start assist control also minimizes the truck from rolling backwards on steep inclines.

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Those opting for the manual gearbox get the active traction-control system that uses the antilock brake system to control power flow to the wheels without cutting throttle input.

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In addition to the raised appearance from the off-road suspension components and meatier tires, a blacked-out hood scoop, an aluminum front skid plate, LED fog lights, black bezel headlights, taillights and overfenders.

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The interior gets dressed with black TRD Pro leather seats, a TRD shift knob and TRD floor mats.

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The TRD Pro also wears a special heritage-inspired Toyota front grille.

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Toyota likes using this shade of gray on its off-road-worthy offerings, and we think it's killer.

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It's probably not advisable to park like this.

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The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will be available this fall.

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Upgrades to the Tacoma TRD Pro's suspension include Fox 2.5 internal bypass shocks, TRD-tuned front springs with a 1-inch lift and a rear progressive-rate off-road leaf springs.

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The Tacoma TRD Pro's heritage-inspired Toyota front grille.

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