Toyota will make a racing version of the supercar Super Sport GR Gazoo

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Toyota will make a racing version of the supercar Super Sport GR Gazoo

The new model will form the basis for the hypercar racing marathon “24 hours of Le Mans”, which will require the issuance of a minimum of 20 certified for public roads machines.

In 2020 will enter into force the new technical regulations of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which opened the way to a marathon race hypercars on the basis of serial models. One of them will be Toyota GR Super Sport, which is already confirmed.

GR Super Sport, which the production version will receive other name, will be based on the eponymous concept car. But if racing machine, in accordance with the rules, will have a maximum of 750-horsepower powerplant, the road performance will be more powerful.

Modification for racing maybe, but not the obligation, to have a hybrid component efficiency not more than 270 HP, but the electric motor can actuate the front axle, thereby providing all-wheel drive.

As for the traffic option, then it needs to 986-strong Assembly that includes a turbocharged 2.4-liter V6 and a hybrid system. It is expected that this powerplant borrow from the victorious racing prototype Toyota TS050 Hybrid. The cost GR Super Sport will be at least $1 000 000.

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