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Toyota's New Sport Hybrid Concept - the GRMN

Toyota GRMN Sport Hybrid Concept

In brief: In answer to Honda's unveiling of the CR-Z, Toyota has teamed with Gazoo Racing to develop the GRMN Sport Hybrid concept car.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: GRMN Sport Hybrid Concept
Manufacturer: Toyota / Gazoo Racing

The word

GRMN

Toyota and Gazoo Racing debuted the car at the 2010 Tokyo Auto Salon. The car is based on the MR2 platform, which has been discontinued. So that line may return as a sporty hybrid.

The concept is an all-wheel drive series parallel hybrid with a 3.3L V6 driving the rear and a motor at front. The combination produces an impressive 392 horsepower and is reported to go 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds.

The car is also capable of all-electric driving at low speeds.

And so ...

While it's not known if this car will make production, it is a great concept that would do well in Toyota's lineup.

Photo credits: Gazoo Racing

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