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 the hybrid cars are expected to smaller than last with 10 cm (roughly 4-inches) cut its width. Also, they ride on tires which are 5 cm inches) narrower.

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 undergone 18,000 KMs of testing at Richard. Toyota says it continue to refine the car through testing and wind tunnel The car will debut at the Six Hours of on April 20.

2014 FIA World Endurance Calendar

20 Apr    Six Hours of (GB)

3 May     Six Hours of (Bel)

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14 Jun    Le Mans 24 (Fra)

20 Sep   Six Hours of of the Americas (USA)

12 Oct    Six Hours of Fuji

2 Nov     Six Hours of Shanghai

15 Nov   Six Hours of Bahrain

30 Nov   Six Hours of Sao (Bra)

Toyota hopes its will see a lot of this rear end leading the way around the track.

Why this news interest the car buyer? Manufactures use information from their racing to incorporate in future vehicles. For a new Toyota-BMV joint sports car may use Le technology.

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

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