March 22, 2018

Toyota unveils 999bhp GR Super Sport Concept

14 January 2018, 10:59 | Brandon Parsons

Toyota presents the GR Super Sport concept at Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

Toyota Unveils The GR Super Sport Concept

Put some decals on it, and you'd swear it was a racing auto. Check out this machine.

Last year, Toyota boss Akio Toyoda said that as the auto industry approaches times of tremendous change he is "strongly determined to make sure that cars will be fun for the next 100 years" One small step towards that honorable goal would be Toyota turning its World Endurance Championship TS050 race vehicle into a road-going halo machine.

The racecar is built using most of the same main parts as the TS050 HYBRID, featuring a Toyota Hybrid System-Racing (THS-R) powertrain and powered by a 2.4-liter twin-turbo direct injection V6 engine with close to 1,000p. However, Toyota says it does give us a taste of what the company aims to achieve with its next-generation sports cars. Acceleration figures haven't been mentioned but as you can imagine, it's not going to be slow. We do have some hopes - Toyota president Akio Toyoda has given hints the company will do a production hybrid supercar in the future.

Singer Mary J. Blige Gets Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Today
Diddy and Blige obviously have tons of history together, in face he even produced her debut album. Blige's star is the 2,626th star on the Walk of Fame since its completion in 1961.

That, ladies and gentlemen, is where the GR Super Sport Concept comes into play.

Whether the auto teased in this solitary photo is the same as the long-awaited Supra co-developed with BMW is yet to be seen, but Toyota says the new GR Super Sport Concept "reveals the direction for next-generation sports cars".

Toyota Gazoo Racing aims to refine its cars and people toward the goal of making ever-better cars through participation in motorsport activities, including global and national races and rallies. As the industry approaches times of tremendous change, I am strongly determined to make sure that cars will be fun for the next 100 years.' At CES 2018, held in the United States at the beginning of the year, the e-Palette Concept was revealed as a new shared mobility model for communities. Its appeal is more personal, like that of a much-loved horse to its owner.

Other News

Trending Now

Suspect Arrested in Murder of UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein
He agreed to be further interviewed at the sheriff's headquarters in Santa Ana, where his story "stayed fairly consistent". Detectives noted the friend had dirt under his fingernails during the interview, to which he claimed was caused by a fall.

Fleischer's Advice to Trump After 'S***hole' Controversy: 'Focus on Substance'
In a series of tweets early Friday, Trump denied using the phrase. "The exact word used by the president, not just once but repeatedly", the senator said . "Mr.

Taking a Fresh Look at Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has a market cap of $51 billion and over the last 12 months, ATVI has risen by 76.63%. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Friday, August 4 with "Buy" rating.

Chinese authorities blow up Christian megachurch with dynamite
China guarantees freedom of religion on paper, but in practice authorities heavily regulate many aspects of religious life. Since 2013, putting up crosses which is a church symbol is being removed from church buildings like cathedrals.

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Position Lowered by Forsta AP Fonden
On Friday, August 11 the insider LONG ROBERT EDWARD sold $1.21M. 8,952 shares were sold by Waller Kathy N, worth $409,733. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5.

U.S. could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate accord
The conservative prime minister had said before the meeting that she'd put climate on the agenda in the bilateral talks. Trump's meeting with Solberg was the first foreign leader visit with the president in 2018.

Naby Keita's non-celebration suggests Liverpool transfer could happen in January
Will we see the Guinean touch down in the Premier League before the end of the month, though? He is starting today. I will not start doing that now.

DeGeneres 'face-timed' with Oprah in an emotional state
The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before . She returned to her hometown of Los Angeles in 1979, where she began selling high-end real estate on the city's west side.

Making A Model With Yolanda Hadid
In a sisterly fashion moment yesterday, Gigi and Bella Hadid stepped out in style to celebrate Yolanda Hadid's 54th birthday. He was later spotted spending quality time with Hailey Baldwin after Kenny J allegedly moved on to rapper A$AP Rocky.

Japanese fugitive Shigeharu Shirai arrested in Thailand after distinctive tattoos are recognised
Unlike the Italian Mafia or Chinese triads, yakuza are not illegal and each group has its own headquarters in full view of police. Photographs posted online by a passerby quickly went viral - and that was when everything went wrong for Shigeharu Shirai.