Toyota will be in the next Dakar
Toyota has already submitted the official team (TOYOTA PRISMA-MPA TEAM) for the next Dakar 2012 that will be held from 1 to January 15, 2012 and will feature Xavier Foj pilot and navigator and mechanic George Cervantes, who will compete in the T2 category with the challenge of placing in the top 20 overall.
The team will compete with a Toyota Land Cruiser 150 and a Toyota Hilux will act rapidly on track attendance, and a truck T4 rapid assistance in the race, and a workshop-warehouse truck T5, bivouac assistance.
The Land Cruiser 150 has been improved. It is shorter and therefore lighter and nervous. Their lower weight gains tremendous help in the high temperature, but may be counterproductive in the hard courts, where a high rate, requiring greater concentration and a highly tuned steering.