24 Jun '18, 5pm

Who wants a supercar when you can have a hypercar!

Toyota has confirmed plans to build a hybrid hypercar based on the 1,000 hp GR Super Sport Concept. The Japanese automaker confirmed it is working on the next-generation hybrid hypercar in France today ahead of the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Lessons learned throughout its six-year LMP1 racing campaign have helped Toyota reach a point where it can confidently develop a complex, high-performance product like the GR Super Sport and bring such a vehicle to market, it says. “Toyota has started development of a new super sports car, making use of the cutting-edge hybrid electric systems and fuel efficiency technologies that the WEC team has tested and refined during six years of competition in the series,” the company said in a statement. “We started this project because we believe that creating a super sports car that delivers the same appeal as the TS050 Hybrid g...

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