Tokyo is celebrating its online premiere of the new GR HV Sports Concept. It will make the public debut at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show which will be held this month. The name HV stands for Hybrid vehicle whereas GR means Gazoo Racing. This Toyota GR HV Sports Concept is inspired by Supra and Sports 800. Both of these models participate in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). With respect to the aesthetic, Toyota GR HV Sports Concept looks like it is inspired from current generation GT 86.
Officially, the company didn’t reveal any details about it but the concept do comes with new front and rear ends. There are other additions to the car such as LED headlights, central exhaust pipe incorporated into the diffuser, small boot lid spoiler, and a targa-style roof. With respect to the exterior, the car is covered in matte black shade, and it also features hood vents for extra cooling to the powertrain. Toyota GR HV Sports Concept will be powered with hybrid powertrain, but the detail has not been disclosed.
It is anticipated that the engine output will be pushed to the rear via automatic transmission. Nonetheless, it is also reported that driver will be provided with an optional six speed manual operation through the compact H-pattern gearshift by a touch of a button. However, it is not the last interesting feature in this concept as it will be coming with push-button ignition which is included on the automatic gear lever. Toyota GR HV Sports Concept will also display on the infotainment system information such as water, oil, and battery gauges.