Thursday, June 23, 2011
New Toyota Hybrid Sport Car Concept II
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today, will be exhibiting "GRMN (GAZOO Racing tuned by MN) HYBRID SPORTS CONCEPT II" on 24-hour endurance race Nürburgring 39th near Nurburg, Germany from 23 to 26 June. This hybrid sports car look even more stylish with a convertible model.
Further, this hybrid sports car, the gasoline engine mounted in the center, using two electric motors that move the rear and front axles. With the same concept, GRMN SPORT HYBRID CONCEPT II is a car All-Wheel Drive (AWD).
This version is the development of hybrid gasoline-electric sport is on display at the Tokyo Auto Salon Toyota 2010. Performance improvement made on a gasoline engine, electric motor driving the rear wheels and transmission are in the middle of the car. With these improvements, the ability of this hybrid sports maneuver more steadily as more stable. In fact, when the car is using electric power only, is claimed to provide a new experience for the driver.
Vigorous development of this sports car and show it off at the Nürburgring, is Toyota's effort to enhance the prestige and greatness of its hybrid technology. Especially the Prius which is currently still the "King of Hybrids" in the world!