Toyota Unveils 2017 TS050 Hybrid LMP1 Racer For Le Mans

Posted: Apr 1 2017, 4:41am CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

 
Toyota Unveils 2017 TS050 Hybrid LMP1 Racer for Le Mans
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  • Toyota unleashes its Strategy for success in Le Mans

The company just shared its detailed planning through which they aim to achieve the highest rank in event.

Toyota has always been an important part of Le Mans from the past many years. Each year they come up with a number of brilliants vehicles that bring them pretty close to victory every time.

In the past, if the company did not win a championship, their vehicle certainly gained a lot of respect due to the technology used in them. They have come up with a great planning this ear too which was revealed by the company recently.

Toyota just revealed a heavily revised car which has a brand new engine. It will have an improved hybrid system which is supposed to get a victory for

Toyota in the 24- hours Le Mans classic race. Winning this classic will add a new World Endurance Championship trophy to the winning collection of Toyota.

The car’s engine has been given a full make over at the technical centers of Toyota at Higashi-Fuji and Cologne. These are both located in Japan and Germany respectively.

It has been given a new turbo charged engine, an extremely powerful hybrid system which is better than ever and a newly revised chassis system as well. Its aerodynamics have been revised as well in order to help the car maneuver easily on track.

The president of Toyota team, Sato said that they are aiming high this time. Last year, Toyota missed the victory spot in the race just by a few seconds. This year they are making sure that they get the desired trophy on rack.

Toyota is off to campaign three TS050 Hybrid Race cars this year. Team drivers will be Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez.

The championship will start on April 16th at Silverstone.

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