Toyota Racing Reveals 1000 HP, TS040 Hybrid Endurance Car

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Toyota Racing Reveals HP, TS040 Hybrid Endurance Car – Le Focused

Toyota has a new hybrid car which puts out an impressive HP. This a machine built for one winning endurance races. The big remains though. Can it beat the team?

The new TS040 hybrid sure looks like a machine.

For the last several Audi has won the vaunted 24 Hours of Le The iconic endurance race drivers, teams and their to their limits. Toyota’s new Hybrid is their latest at winning this event. Recently, the marque has dominated the event, in 11 of the 13 years it has participated.

The TS0404 is built to not only great lap times, it has to meet regulations set down by the 2014 FIA Endurance Championship rules. rules mandate a 25 percent in fuel economy. In order to hit this mark, teams create cars with powertrain, aerodynamics, weight and efficiency.

Fuel Usage During Race

Fuel economy continues to be a big of FIA World Endurance Championship This year, race will monitor fuel over a three-lap average and who exceed predetermined limits be penalized.

The TS040 uses systems to increase fuel including a braking system harvests deceleration energy to use in

With this in mind, built this car to maximize technology. For example, the cars motor-generators that apply braking with traditional to harvest engery. This is then used for acceleration a NISSHINBO super-capacitor.

This year, the hybrid are expected to significantly smaller last year’s with 10 cm 4-inches) cut from its width. they will ride on which are 5 cm (2.5 inches)

With the thinner car and less on the pavement, Toyota had a lot of work of it. The engineering team was able to on last year’s car setup and a new 3.7-L gasoline V-8 putting out 520 HP. engine is mated to a hybrid generating an additional 480 HP.

This new car has already undergone KMs of testing at Paul Richard. says it will continue to the car through real-world testing and tunnel sessions. The car will at the Six Hours of Silverstone on April 20.

FIA World Endurance Championship

20 Apr    Six Hours of Silverstone

3 May     Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

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14 Jun    Le Mans 24 Hours

20 Sep   Six Hours of Circuit of the (USA)

12 Oct    Six Hours of (Jpn)

2 Nov     Six Hours of (Chi)

15 Nov   Six Hours of Bahrain

30 Nov   Six of Sao Paulo (Bra)

Toyota its competitors will see a lot of this end while leading the way around the

Why should this news the average car buyer? Manufactures use gained from their teams to incorporate in future For example, a new Toyota-BMV joint car may use Le Mans technology.

What do you think of this new race car? Want to it for spin for a few laps?

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