Tokyo Sports Concept And Tj Cruiser At Tokyo Motor Show 2017

TOYOTA TO UNVEIL GR HV SPORTS CONCEPT AND TJ CRUISER AT TOKYO MOTOR SHOW 2017

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The Toyota GR HV Sports concept car will make its worldwide premiere at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017*, taking place from October 25 to November 5 at Tokyo Big Sight.

The GR HV Sports concept represents a new way to enjoy cars by integrating the thrill of a sports car with the environmental friendliness of an eco-car.

  • The design takes cues from Totora Gazoo Racing’s TS050 Hybrid racing car that competes in the World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • Features a targa top that was also used for Toyota’s legendary convertible sports cars, the Toyota Sports 800 (a.k.a. Yotahachi) and the Supra.
  • Powered by THS-R (Toyota Hybrid System-Racing) technology refined by the TS050 Hybrid.

Design

The GR HV Sports concept features LED headlights, aluminium wheels, and a rear diffuser similar to the TS050 Hybrid. The design evokes Toyota’s bond with motor sports. The matte black body colour expresses power and a purposeful stance.

Interior

A selection switch to choose the automatic gear position is located in the centre cluster to achieve a racing car-like ambience. The push button ignition switch is located on the shift knob.

Enjoyment of Control


The performance of the THS-R offers genuine sports car thrills, while drivers will experience a sense of freedom thanks to the targa top.

Switching to manual mode is possible with the single press of a button, and six-speed manual-style driving with H-pattern shifting can be enjoyed (the car is an automatic).

The hybrid battery is mounted near the centre of vehicle, contributing to improved performance as a sports car.

A gallery of high-resolution GR HV Sports concept pictures can be 

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Driveline Seats
GR HV Sports concept 4,395 1805 1,280 Front engine, rear-wheel-drive 2

 

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