Things may have just got very exciting for Toyota as they tease a new hypercar during the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans race series. The Japanese marque is calling it the GR Super Sport, and it will be based on its new Le Mans Hypercar Class racecar.
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To comply with the race regulations, Toyota is required to build at least 20 road-going versions of the car, which was originally shown to us in 2018 by the name of Toyota GR Super Sport. Now, however, a recent trademark claim spotted by CarBuzz.com shows that the car could be named “GR 010”, with the ‘GR’ standing for Gazoo Racing, similarly to the new Toyota GR Supra.
The powertrain behind this new hypercar is still unknown, but it’s said to be a 2.4-litre, twin-turbo V6 “Competition” engine alongside three all-electric motors. Joining forces, these will produce 1,400 horsepower and a 0-62mph time of 2.5 seconds.
We’ll be finding out more about this new car when Toyota reveals an advanced concept of the vehicle next month. Until then, we should be very excited for the next generation of very fast Japanese cars.