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Attention SEMA manufacturing members: SEMA has set up a Measuring Session with Toyota for its all-new 2009 Toyota Venza. Poised to be a competitor of the Ford Edge, Nissan Murano and Mazda CX-7, Toyota has tagged the new Venza as its first crossover sedan. Measuring Sessions provide manufacturers access to new vehicles before they are released to the public. Manufacturers can gather specific measurements, take photos (for most sessions) and interact with OEM designers and high-level executives.

Toyota Venza Measuring Session Details

WHO: Toyota Motor Sales USA

WHAT: 2009 Toyota Venza
All-new vehicle
Engine: V6 3.5L 268 HP; L4 TBD
Competitive models: Ford Edge, Nissan Murano, Mazda CX-7
Projected sales: 65,000 (est.)

WHERE: Toyota Service Development Center
2015 W. 190th St.
Torrance, CA 90501  
WHEN: Tuesday and Wednesday, July 8 and 9, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

REGISTER: E-mail responses with time preference, name(s), company name, address, phone number and e-mail addresses(s) to The deadline is Thursday, July 3.

NOTES: Sessions are limited to 60 minutes; no more than three companies at one time; two persons per company. Cameras will be permitted. 
QUESTIONS: Bill Wolf, SEMA, 909/396-0289 ext. 177; or Sandy Conolly, 909/396-0289, ext. 155.