Toyota Tundra Delivers The Heat For Summer Barbeques

Tundra’s large and versatile bed with fabricated grill creates ultimate tailgating truck


TORONTO, ON., August 7, 2015 – From Ribfest in Toronto to Poutine Fest in Montreal to Ag in Motion in Saskatoon, a special Toyota Tundra tailgating vehicle with a barbeque installed on its bed has been adding extra sizzle to summer events across the country.


Partnering with Napoleon – a Canadian grill, fireplace and HVAC manufacturing company – two special Toyota Tundra tailgating vehicles were created. One will be visiting events in eastern Canada and one in the west.  Whether just for display or fired up for use, it’s proven to be quite the showstopper wherever it’s headed.


“The Toyota Tundra is known for being up to the task for anything Canadians throw at it, and it has certainly proven to be ideal for this special tailgating vehicle,” said Stephen Beatty, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc., referring to the fact that among the truck’s many strengths is an 8.1-foot bed that can handle a multipurpose setup that includes a grill, prep table and condiment area that Napoleon custom-created.


The tailgating Tundras have a full list of appearances scheduled throughout the rest of the summer and fall. During the month of August, the vehicles will be on display at:


  • Kamloops (B.C.) Ribfest (August 7-9)
  • Trans Can Grand National Championships, Walton (Ont.) Raceway (August 12-15)
  • Wild Outdoor Expo, Stony Plain, Alta. (August 13-15)


From September through December, there will be a number of additional appearances, including: Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (Woodstock, ON), Home Hardware Fall Market (St. Jacobs, ON), Bass Pro Grand Opening (Moncton, NB), Home Cottage and Condo Show (Quebec City, QC), Mane Event Expo (Chilliwack, BC), Buildex Calgary (Calgary, AB), Agri-Trade Equipment Expo (Red Deer, AB), Canadian Western Agribition (Regina, SK), and Construct Canada (Toronto, ON). 



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Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles.  Toyota has sold over 4.6 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 285 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships.  Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive.  TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.  Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than six million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.





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