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May 21, 2012
 

GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled

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GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled
Gazoo unveiled a concept version that features both a turbocharger and a scroll supercharger to offer up to 320 horsepower and 310 pound-feet (421 Nm) of torque. The concept was shown at the 24hour race in Nurburgring where one of four that participated finished the race in an impressive first position. The kit looks extremely neat and well thoughout. Hopefully this results in an off the shelf bolt on kit. I am sure many Toyota Austalian fans will be lining up to import this Kit from .

The car is due for release in in June, and as previously reported first by GT86.com.au, the car has already landed in Australia and has been snapped by keen enthusiasts as previously reported here.

GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled
GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled
GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled

Official release: Toyota Motor Corporation, GRMN concept car exhibited at the Nurburgring

- Circuit announced a sports model “SPORTS FR Concept” equipped with twin charger.

TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC), Nurburgring 40th Nürburgring 24 hour race to be held in (State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) from Thursday 17 May to Sunday 20 May to exhibit the concept car “SPORTS FR Concept” of GRMN (GAZOO Racing * tuned by MN).

GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled
GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled

Concept car will feature a twin charger combination of supercharger and turbo, to give excellent performance in low to high RPMs, as well as suspension to control of high-level driving stability. In addition comes the styling, rear fender and front bumper to emphasize the FR configuration, that is suitable for circuit design and sports model.

GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled
GRMN twin charged Toyota 86 with 320hp concept racing version unveiled

In an effort to exceed the expectations of customers to “making good car”, GAZOO Racing continue to challenge the Nurburgring endurance race in the car, such as Toyota 86 and LEXUS LFA.

In addition, the site of GAZOO Racing will provide live interview of team with information delivery and the traveling position by the GPS system along the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race.

* GAZOO Racing: part of the activity was born from “GAZOO” to provide a fun car to our customers to develop sports cars such as the conversion of G’s and GRMN and racing through test drivers for Toyota, planning, development, to support .

“GAZOO”, including the portal site “GAZOO.com” opened in 1998 for customers who participate in racing.

Specs for now:

  • GRMN twin charger (turbocharger + supercharger)
  • GRMN suspension tuning
  • GRMN Brake calipers and brake rotors
  • GRMN Dual exhaust only GRMN
  • Alloy & Tires size before and after different
  • Exterior front / rear fender / bumper
  • Racing rear spoiler
  • Rear garnish
  • Bucket seat interior only
  • 4-point seat belt
  • Roll cage
  • Back skin tone interior
  • Additional meter (boost gauge, water temperature gauge, oil temperature gauge)
Height / Width / Length (mm) 4,350 / 1,855 / 1,250
Wheelbase (mm) 2,570
Vehicle weight (kg) 1,280
Minimum ground clearance (mm) 95
front track (mm) 1,590
rear track (mm) 1,610
Tire size [front] 245/40R18
Tire size [rear] 265/35R18
Exhaust volume (cc) 1,998
Transmission 6-speed manual
Highest output value  (kW [ps]) 235 [320]
Maximum torque target value (N · m [kgf · m]) 421 [43.0]

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