Toyota Shows New GRMN Hybrid Concept

GRMN Concept

In brief: Toyota showed the GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II at the 39th Nurburgring 24-hour endurance race in Germany this past weekend.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II
Manufacturer: Toyota

The word

GRMN concept The GAZOO Racing tuned by Meister of Nurburgring (GRMN) Sports Hybrid Concept II is a convertible mid-ship gas-electric hybrid concept based on the familiar sports car chassis reminiscent of the MR2.

This Concept II is an updated version of the gasoline-electric concept shown at the Tokyo Auto Salon in 2010. The new version features an improved sports-hybrid all-wheel drive (AWD) system. The 3.5L gasoline engine powers the rear wheels with an in-line motor assist plus another motor powering the front wheels for AWD. The whole system maximizes at 295hp.

And so ...

Very advanced look and style from Toyota on this car, though no talk of production has been made.

Photo credits: Toyota

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