Toyota GRMN SPORTS HYBRID Concept II image

This year at the 39th Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race, Toyota will show the “GRMN (GAZOO Racing1 tuned by MN2) SPORTS HYBRID Concept II”, a convertible mid-engined petrol-electric hybrid concept.

According to the automaker, this concept is an updated version of a petrol-electric sports concept shown at Tokyo Auto Salon in 2010.

The vehicle features advanced styling and an improved sports-hybrid AWD system with the main power unit (petrol engine, rear-wheel drive motors and transmission) mid-mounted in conjunction with a front-wheel drive motor. Positioned this way it improves manoeuvrability, increases driving enjoyment and provides enhanced stability.

GRMN SPORTS HYBRID Concept II

Engine Type Petrol V6
Displacement (cc) 3,456
Maximum output (bhp) 245
System Maximum output (bhp) 295
Body Length (mm) 4,350
Width (mm) 1,890
Height (mm) 1,200
Wheelbase (mm) 2,575
Weight (kg) 1,500 or less
Vehicle layout Mid-engined with front electric motor
Tyres Front 225/40R19
Rear 255/35R19

24 Hours Nürburgring Race Outline

Name 39th ADAC Zurich 24h-Race 2011
Dates June 23-26, 2011 (main competition runs from June 25 and 26)
Venue Nürburgring (Nürburg, Ahrweiler, State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)