Toyota showed update car for “Le Mans”

June 29, 2015 at 9:02 pm

Team Toyota, the current world champion of endurance racing, has introduced a new version of the sport prototype TS040 Hybrid. From last year’s car differs modification modified aerodynamics and suspension kinematics.

Toyota ts040 picture

Toyota ts040 pics

In addition, engineers were able to reduce the mass of sport prototype through the use of lightweight construction materials. The car has received two different aerodynamic body kit. One is for the championship WEC, the second – provides more downforce on high-speed lines – designed for marathon “24 hours of Le Mans”, which is included in the calendar of the world championship.

Toyota ts040 pics

Toyota ts040 image

Also, due to changes in the design of hybrid super capacitors increased efficiency 1000-strong installation, but how much – Toyota is not specified. The unit still comprises a 3.7-liter gasoline “eight” power and two electric motors – one for each axis.
The pilots Toyota is represented by two crews.

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