A few days before the start of the most important race of the year, the edition of Centenary of the 24 Hours of Le MansToyota presents us with a peculiar prototype that blends sportsmanship and hybrid technology as a preview of a potential street car. is called Toyota Prius 24h Le Mans Centennial GR EditionAnd what is hidden behind this endless name Could be the first preview of a hypothetical Toyota Prius Sports Street,
At Gazoo Racing they are keen to expand their sports model range as much as possible, We’ve already seen the arrival of their sillage on cars like the Supra, GR86, Yaris or Corolla, as well as the bulk of the rest of the range through sports finishes under the GR-Sport emblem.
however Toyota Prius till date has always been a standout model for any project that talks about performance and sporting spirit, Defending as the winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota looks to revalidate its title at the 100th edition of the race held at the La Sarthe circuit, preparing for a performance in style where the presentation This prototype also has a location. concerns us today.
Gazoo Racing begins with the current generation Toyota Prius, a model that we remember was presented a few months ago with a much changed and beautiful design, to give it a facelift The modification focuses on the aerodynamics, Without making significant changes to its master lines, we get a new front bumper, oversized air intake, lower fairing, diffuser, canards, rear spoiler etc. The hood has been replaced with a new one in carbon fiber to lose weight.
Technically, no changes to the powertrain have been mentioned, which leaves us with a 223 hp Plug-in Hybrid Mechanical, if that There are changes to the suspension, which is new to lower height and provide more firmnesslike 18 spoke wheels“Being equipped with a design similar to the racing hypercar (Toyota GR010 Hybrid) Sports Tire 235/50 R18,
Are We Before a Preview of the Future Toyota GR Prius? everything is possible…