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Toyota to Show New GRMN Hybrid Concept at Nürburgring
Toyota will show the “GRMN (GAZOO Racing tuned by MN2) SPORTS HYBRID Concept II”, a convertible mid-ship gasoline-electric hybrid concept, at the 39th Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race to be held near Nürburg, Germany, from June 23 through 26.
The GRMN SPORTS HYBRID Concept II is an updated version of a gasoline-electric sports concept shown at Tokyo Auto Salon 2010 and has been developed to embody the enjoyment of automobiles. The vehicle features advanced styling and an improved sports-hybrid AWD system with the main power unit (gasoline engine, rear-wheel drive motors and transmission) located in the middle of the body and a front-wheel drive motor in front—all positioned to improve maneuverability, enhance driving enjoyment and provide enhanced stability. Meanwhile, top-down driving in electric-vehicle mode gives a fresh and exhilarating driving experience.
Displacement 3,456 cc
Maximum output 183 kW (249 PS)
Maximum output 220 kW (299 PS)
Weight 1,500 kg or less
Vehicle layout Mid-ship with front electric motor