TOYOTA has suggested a overwhelming new hypercar – and it previews the return of the mythological Supra badge.
The implausible 987bhp GR Super Sport judgment denounced in Tokyo uses tech approach from Toyota’s Le Mans racer.
The hybrid antecedent is done by Gazoo Racing – Toyota’s opening arm – that recently launched the prohibited Yaris GRMN in the UK.
And a new sports car, approaching to wear the Supra name, is due after this year.
The 2.4-litre V6 petrol engine twinned with additional electric energy seen in this judgment could be tuned to lay in the arriving road-legal model.
The pattern of the judgment facilities the same wraparound windshield and singular back fin.
The impulse comes from Toyota’s TS050 hybrid which is competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The ultimate idea for the race plan is feat at the iconic Le Mans 24 Hour race after this year.
It’s a hypercar that would rival the Aston Martin Valkyrie and Mercedes Project One if it was built.
Shigeki Tomoyama, President of Toyota Gazoo Racing, said: “Rather than building prolongation cars into sports cars, we aim to work out how to incorporate the expertise gained from racing and rallying into prolongation cars.
“This is how sporting foe contributes to Toyota Gazoo Racing’s efforts to make ever-better cars.
“Thus, this is the starting indicate for Toyota’s totally new plea to rise sports cars from active race cars.
“Although it will be some time before you all have the event to get behind the wheel, we wish that the GR Super Sport Concept will give you a ambience of what we aim to grasp with the next-generation sports cars.”