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Rumormill: Toyota considering hybrid racer at 2010 Le Mans

by Alex Nunez (RSS feed) on Jan 20th, 2008 at 8:09PM

Click for gallery of the Tokachi-winning Denso SARD Supra HV-RAccording to the Yomiyuri Shimbun newspaper, Toyota is considering a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010 with a hybrid racing car. This seems like a natural progression for the automaker, which has entered hybrids in the last two Tokachi 24-hour enduros in Japan, winning it last year with a retired Supra Super GT car that was retrofitted with a hybrid system. The Denso SARD Supra HV-R had a single electric motor for the rear wheels and in-wheel motors up front. Toyota says that its future results in F1 have a bearing on... Read More

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