Toyota will present on the occasion of the 39th edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring (25-26 June) GMRN Hybrid Sports Concept II, A convertible hybrid-engined and rear wheel drive. Technically it is an evolution of the Sports Hybrid presented at the Tokyo Motor Show, but stylistically it is a new car that would indicate a return of a roadster with the brand of the Three Ellipses planned after that of a coupe as the successor to the Celica.
The four-letter acronym is somewhat convoluted, but it is going to Gazoo Meister of Nurburgring Racing and indicates that it was developed by Toyota’s sports department with the help of Hiromu NaruseThe legendary test pilot of the Japanese house, which was actually called “Meister of Nurnurgring” or simply “The Master”. Naruse is dead driving a Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition saffron on the road near Boos L94, 5 minutes from Hell Green who was to become his second home. It was June 23, 2010, exactly a year ago.
The Hybrid Sports 2 2 is a discovery places 4.35 m long, 1.89 meters wide, 1.20 high and has a wheelbase of 2.575 meters. In short, it is not just the followers of an Elise for compact and light weight is also seen that the declared is less than 1,500 kg. As part of electromechanical is a kind of Lexus RX450h in reverse because it has the 3.5-liter V6 signed 2GR-FXE by 245 hp in a central position and push the front wheels instead of an electric motor that thinks along with the first fixed maximum power at 299 hp. All downloaded to ground through the front and 255/35 rear tires 225/40, both mounted on 19-inch wheels.