Toyota GR Super Sport Concept Packs LMP1-Derived 986-HP Powertrain

Toyota wants its future supercars to essentially be race cars developed for the road like the GR Super Sport concept that just debuted in Tokyo.

Last month, Toyota teased a new sports car concept called the GR Super Sport, and we speculated it could be essentially a Le Mans prototype racer for the road. The concept just debuted at Tokyo Auto Salon 2018, and it seems our assessment was correct.The GR Super Sport Concept was developed by Toyota Gazoo Racing, the Japanese automaker’s motorsports and performance arm, as a next-gen “super sports car.” Rather than take an existing production car and massage it into a sports car, Toyota Gazo...