The Toyo Tires Treadpass at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show will be the home and stage for the world debut of 30-plus vehicles. And Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has even more up its sleeve for the show. In addition to the Treadpass, located between the Central and South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Toyo's must-see and must-do activities include pins, celebrities and art.
Pins: Toyo returns with limited edition vehicle pins in collaboration with Leen Customs. The pins will be available in Toyo's booth outside the South Hall, Booth No. 62122, as well as the Toyo Tires Treadpass. There will be 10 pins featuring custom debut vehicles, plus an "extremely limited" 11th bonus pin.
Celebrities: Team Toyo’s Ken Block will meet with his fans at the Toyo Tires display in front of the South Hall (Booth No. 62122) on from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday; and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Car builder and modifier TJ Hunt will meet fans and sign autographs 2:30 – 4 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 1:30 -3 p.m. Thursday in Booth No. 62122.
Art: English artist Benedict Radcliffe will debut a one-of-a-kind sculpture in the Toyo booth. Radcliffe is known for creating life-size wire frame sculptures, most notably vehicles. He's created a Lamborghini Countach, London Taxi, Range Rover, Subaru Impreza, and a full-size excavator.
Vehicle debuts: Among the 30-plus vehicles that will be on display in the Toyo Tires Treadpass will be:
The Baja 911, designed, engineered and hand-crafted by TJ Russell of Russell Built Fabrication in Sun Valley, Calif.
Chris Ashton's Ruffian Mustang, designed from the 1970 Ford Mustang Fastback, which took more than 1,700 hours to complete.
The Button Built Ferrari “BB355TT”, based on a 1999 Ferrari Berlinetta.
Daniel Song collaborated with Jonny Grunwald (aka: TRMNL) to construct this one-off 2020 Toyota GR Supra widebody.
The 1971 Ford Bronco by blogger, outdoor explorer and overland vehicle builder DEFCONBRIX.
Designed and built by Rowie Landicho and Dennis Aquino is the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 5 Widebody.
Here's a look at Toyo's experience at the 2018 SEMA Show:
For more information, visit www.toyotires.com.