The motor world never ceases to amaze us and this time will not be less, since it has been announced that the Toyota C-HR participate in the next edition of the 24 hours Nürburgring. Amazing for two things, because we are talking about SUV and because it is a model that has not even reached the market. Although it is true that the C-HR Concept 2015 is an interpretation more close to occur.
The first time we heard talk of this prototype was in the living Room of Paris 2014, where it presented this compact SUV with mechanical hybrid. Now the people of Toyota Gazoo Racing, the racing division of the japanese constructor, has decided to prepare the prototype to get the maximum performance in the circuit. However, we still do not know its characteristics, which are expected to be revealed along with the road version of this model in Geneva.
Lexus RC F Toyota Gazoo Racing
Probably its mechanics are derived from the hybrid system used in the prototype. It would be a four-cylinder engine working together with an electric, in addition to this particular occasion could receive a sequential change, more suitable to compete. In charge of to get behind the wheel of the SUV on the weekend of on 28 and 29 may, will be Masahiko Kageyama, Kumi Sato and the other pilot has not yet been revealed.
But the C-HR will not be the only vehicle from Toyota Gazoo Racing team on the grid at the Nürburgring. It will be accompanied by the Lexus RC and RC F racing also illustrate this news. Of course, the Toyota C-HR will not be in the same category of other models such as the Audi R8 LMS or the debutante BMW M6 GT3. What you are looking for the manufacturer it is not a victory, but to gain that experience for the development of future vehicles
Lexus RC Toyota Gazoo Racing
Sources – Toyota