Toyota Hybrid-R Concept Teased Again Before Frankfurt

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Toyota has released a shady teaser showing off a tiny bit of the Hybrid-R Concept, a car that is set for debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The car is based on a production vehicle, which appears to be a Yaris, and it will use a powertrain similar to that found in the brand’s TS030 hybrid Le Mans race car. That means that the Hybrid-R Concept will pack around 400 hp thanks to an internal combustion engine and a pair of electric motors. Regenerative braking will also be equipped on the concept, along with specific drivetrain settings for either the road or track.

It appears as though the Yaris, which could also be an Auris, is outfitted with an aggressive body kit and new wheels as well.

Check back for more info on the car when it debuts on September 10 at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="http://www.twitter.com/selmer07">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/117833131531784822251?rel=author">Google+</A>

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