28 Jun '18, 5pm

#TOYOTA GAZOO Racing unveils the next-generation, 1000 hp, hybrid super #sportscar: #auto

#TOYOTA GAZOO Racing unveils the next-generation, 1000 hp, hybrid super #sportscar: #auto

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) unveiled the GR Super Sport Concept at the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. First revealed at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon in January, this next-generation hyper car incorporates hybrid electric technology honed through Toyota’s participation in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The next generation of super sports car takes the advanced hybrid electric systems and fuel economy technology that the TGR WEC team has tested and refined during the past six years in WEC. The GR Super Sport Concept is powered by a 2.4-liter V6 twin turbocharged engine and the Toyota Hybrid System-Racing (THS-R), delivering a combined output of 1,000 DIN hp, which it shares with the TS050 Hybrid LMP1 race car. Competing in the World Endurance Championship—one of the most demanding motorsports series—and racing at Le Mans—one of the most iconic races—helps u...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180616-tgr.html

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