ClubLexus — Club Lexus Exclusive! Toyota (Lexus) to re-enter Formula One…

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Club Lexus Exclusive! (Lexus) to re-enter Formula One in

Confidential sources within our Lexus community have that Toyota plans to Formula One during the 2015 year under the Lexus Toyota last raced in One in 2009 claiming that the was not in touch with their base (the financial and outlook was also broadly as a factor).

In December 2012, executives hinted that might reconsider that (interviews with Toyota Officer Kiyotaka Ise about in both WRC and Le Mans 24-hour and we’ve learned that decision to re-enter Formula One the Lexus banner is all but finalized. has been selected over because of the premium branding, performance vehicle development as the LF-A model, and the brand’s on hybrid vehicles throughout product line.

Our sources cited a number of that are being contemplated in this about-face, summarized

Changes in Technical Specifications Toyota / Lexus an advantage their Hybrid technology

For 2014, the Kinetic Energy Systems (KERS) capacity has increased from 60kw to while fuel consumption for the F1 are more restricted. This has the makings of an ideal situation for / Lexus to use their significant technological footprint to potentially the competitors with lesser in this area.

All Formula one teams have to re-engineer their motors in

All teams will have new motors in 2014 under the new FIA The current 2.4 liter V8 is a normally engine that produces 750 It creates that familiar motor scream’ while at up to 18,000 revolutions per minute, but has the downside of using a considerable of fuel at each race.

In the new Formula One engine will be a 1.6 turbocharged V6 that produces 550 horsepower at 15,000 rpm, two types of energy recovery to boost power (energy during braking and energy from exhaust heat). tests show that motor will use up to 30 percent fuel, allowing a significant saving of 220 pounds of fuel for race.

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A Top-down focus at Toyota and on Performance Motorsports

Akio 56, is grandson of Toyota company Kiichiro Toyoda and a very and vocal motorsports champion the company. He not only has been a factor in a number of Lexus and models that have adrenaline back to the brands, he has a driver in them having a number of races personally the Lexus LF-A SP8-class at the 24 of Nurburgring. He reportedly has been a and visible supporter of Toyota’s into WRC and Le Mans and is now personally the Formula One initiative.

There are some rumors too.

Also mentioned by our (not officially cited but by many to be a factor in Toyota’s is Inifiniti’s more highly sponsorship of the Red Bull team. seen to participate more in the new ‘greener’ Formula One could be an bonanza for Infiniti’s branding. already can been seen advantage of the higher placement and of their investment by naming One driver Sebastian Vettel as of Performance.

Also rumored — is in talks with former One driver Kamui Kobayashi started his career in the Formula series) to be their chief With recent events at Red racing, perhaps Mark would be a great starter for the as well.

Thank you to our confidential for allowing Club Lexus, the largest and most active enthusiast community ( to this news!

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