02 Feb '14, 3pm

Toyota Hybrid Roadster Wows Japanese Audiences

Toyota Hybrid Roadster Wows Japanese Audiences

The TE-S800 was quietly unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Salon, but didn’t get much press since it wasn’t an “official” project. All the same, this hybrid roadster is based on a chassis that met US crash standards the last time it was imported, and is powered by a drivetrain that is definitely clean enough to meet US emissions standards. What do you guys think? Is this the kind of mid-engined go-fast hybrid Toyota should build, or would you be more excited about a KERS-equipped FR-S or the more luxurious Lexus RC300h ? Let us know what direction you’d like to see Toyota take in the comments section at the bottom the page.

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gas2.org 02 Feb '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 01 Feb '14, 4pm

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gas2.org 01 Feb '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 02 Feb '14, 11pm

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gas2.org 01 Feb '14, 2pm

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gas2.org 30 Jan '14, 2pm

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gas2.org 04 Feb '14, 2pm

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gas2.org 05 Feb '14, 8pm

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gas2.org 10 Feb '14, 2pm

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