Toyota Camry TS-01 Performance – TS for Trulli & Schumacher

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Toyota Camry TS-01

Toyota Camry TS-01 – TS for Trulli Schumacher

Toyota TS-01 Performance – TS for Trulli

March 3, 2005 Toyota one of the surprises of the Melbourne Motor when it announced a new sports show car named after the Formula One drivers Jarno and Ralf Schumacher and both were there to introduce the to the press. The car is the first built by a formed development team Toyota Australia as a major of capability and will be used to motoring enthusiast reaction. The looking V6 Camry TS-01 185kW – 28 per cent more the for-sale Sportivo version, and of torque – an increase of 12 percent.

The new within Toyota Australia is now to develop into the performance of the marque in Australia, in a similar to Ford performance Vehicles and Special Vehicles to cater for the enthusiast and performance–oriented Australian

The supercharged Toyota TS-01 locally developed body and has sourced mechanical components Toyota throughout the world. The ECU is at the heart of the engine’s management was mapped by Toyota Australia’s team in Japan.

The vehicle has styled externally and internally by Style Australia, the in-house team led by Paul Beranger. The last year devised the Coupe Concept, built consultation with teenagers their ideal dream

TS-01 is a major step developing the capability of Toyota’s engineers and stylists and also to their skills to management and internationally.

TS-01 uses a Racing Developments (TRD) developing 0.5bar of boost, but reliability and quality equal to a production vehicle.

The additional power and torque is through a heavy duty clutch adapted from Team Racing’s rally Gear ratios remain the as used by the Camry V6 Sportivo speed manual.

Engineers made substantial yet subtle to suspension and steering geometry. The spring rate has been by seven per cent and the rear rate has been increased by 3.5 per Furthermore the ride height of the has been reduced to the ADR limit. subframe reinforcements were to increase suspension mounting

High stiffness drop on the front and rear stabiliser have been adopted to roll. Front and rear absorbers have been to match the revised spring

Rear toe angles have reduced to close to zero-degrees, a race car set up, while still road comfort and compliance. The rack ratio is 14 per cent and the steering bushes are 100 per cent

Front disc brake has been increased from to 325mm using a PBR C6 two spot and performance Ferodo pads. disc brakes have performance Ferodo pads as The brake package was ‘rounded by retuning the brake booster, the ratio and recalibrating the front to bias.

TS-01 uses Michelin Pilot Sports mounted on specially cast 14 wheels which share the offset as the current Camry

The exhaust is all new, from the converter to the tailpipe. Two two inch steel pipes run through built mufflers which been tuned to give a and legal, note.

Engineers set out to make the TS-01 and tactile, and fun to drive. Subtle include the use of a short-shift gear with revised mounting

TS-01 features two bonnet a new front bumper with air intakes to feed cooling air to the and brakes. A carbon fibre cover complements the supercharger in the bay.

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Wheel flares to the new larger wheel and tyre side skirts, a new rear and a longer rear spoiler a Formula 1 inspired centre stop lamp were of the external integration.

Inside, has dark tan suede trim the driver’s seat purpose to provide more bolster the shoulders and hips. Substantial use is of carbon fibre in the interior

TS-01 adopts Lexus down technology through the use of instruments to provide a more display in all light conditions. The adopts Toyota’s latest MP3 audio.

“TS-01 is a credit to the team of dedicated enthusiasts Toyota Australia who have it in less than six months,“ Gardner, corporate manager Sports Conversions and Motorsport

“It is significant that this has an official project – not a skunkworks,“ he

“Our board provided us limited funds and the ability to this project as a demonstration of

“We were particularly pleased to with our colleagues at our parent Toyota Motor Corporation, on the of the ECU.

“It had been our assumption that we source an aftermarket ECU, but we were overwhelmed with the we received from our parent.

result is an engine management – and a compliance with Toyota – that we would have unlikely to achieve in any other

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