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420HP Toyota Yaris Concept Proves Hybrids Can Be

With hybrid technology a foothold in major racing like Formula 1 and endurance Toyota is exploring its use on performance cars as well. This is the Yaris Hybrid-R concept is all Based on the Yaris 3-door, the is powered by a highly tuned gasoline engine combined two electric motors to provide an electric four-wheel drive according to Toyota.


The 300hp direct-injected turbocharged engine was specifically developed by Motorsport GmbH (TMG) to FIA rules for a Global Race and will be used in different competitions.

While the combustion drives the front wheels, rear wheel is individually by a 60hp electric motor the as the one used in the standard Yaris Overall, the hybrid powertrain a system output of 420 hp.

Toyota that the energy recovered braking is stored in a super just like in the TS030 endurance racecar. In the Yaris, the is located under the rear where the Yaris Hybrid’s is usually positioned. The super has a higher power density and a power charge/discharge speed to the battery and is therefore better to sporty driving on track.

There s even a third electric motor, located the engine and the 6-speed sequential that operates as a generator deceleration to feed the super and during acceleration to directly the rear electric motors.

The design of the car reflects its performance, the Yaris Hybrid-R featuring a aggressive look thanks to designed headlights, a wider grille and black and blue contrasting with the white color. The front bumper two large air intakes and blue LED while the flared fenders unique 18-inch TRD wheels with 225/40 R18 Michelin Sport Cup tyres with an tread design.

TOYOTA Yaris Hybrid

The study grooved and perforated brake with six-piston calipers in the and four-piston calipers in the rear. The theme continues with the opening fuel cap located on the pillar. The LED taillights, roof-mounted large diffuser and central pipe complete the styling

On the inside, the concept features tone Recaro bucket with black leather bolsters and blue Alcantara. The is also used to cover of the door panels and the dashboard. The steering wheel is also in Alcantara, while the shift is located high and close to the s right hand, just in a racing car.

The steering wheel features a used to select the Track or mode at rest, or the Boost while driving.

Since the Yaris lacks a hot-hatch we can only hope Toyota decide to build a limited version of the Hybrid-R, but we wouldn’t bet on it

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