Toyota GR Super Sport Concept

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roon
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Toyota GR Super Sport Concept

Post by roon » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:10 am

Toyota has unveiled its direction for next-generation sports cars with the global debut of the Toyota GR Super Sport Concept and test car at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon.

Developed by Toyota GAZOO Racing, the Toyota GR Super Sport Concept incorporates hybrid technology developed for Toyota's TS050 Hybrid race car that competes in the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

The newly revealed concept is composed of mostly the same main parts as the TS050 Hybrid, reflecting Toyota GAZOO Racing's aim to ensure that technologies and know-how acquired in motorsport are fed back into new production vehicles.

Beneath the beautifully flowing and original form are a 735kW (986hp) 2.4-litre twin-turbo V6 engine and a Toyota Hybrid System-Racing (THS-R) powertrain, which have been honed through competition racing.

With its high-efficiency electric-vehicle system and lean-burn engine, this next-generation super sports car is set to deliver both ultimate power and environmental performance.
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Re: Toyota GR Super Sport Concept

Post by ncassi22 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:12 am


roon
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Re: Toyota GR Super Sport Concept

Post by roon » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:43 pm

This may show up the other road cars trying to be as quick as LMP cars (Valkyrie, AMG Project One), by already being an actual LMP car. Until Porsche show up with a 919 GT.

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