In Tokyo, showed a racing prototype Toyota Prius GT300

At the Tokyo Motor Show 2016 Japanese racing team APR Racing introduced a hybrid prototype, made ​​in the style of the new generation Toyota Prius 4. It is expected that this car will be declared to participate in the Super GT Championship, the first race which will be held April 9, 2016 th at the track “Okayama”, which is near the city of Hades.
In 2015, APR Racing riders were in the GT300 class of the machine, stylized Prius last generation, however, the car for the new season differs from its predecessor in terms of design as well as technically.
The movement Toyota Prius GT300 brings a 3.5-liter V8 engine, which is due to the special requirements of racing series is not located in the center of the chassis, and in the front part.
The structure of the hybrid propulsion system also includes an electric motor and a battery borrowed from the standard Prius. Unfortunately, the Japanese have not yet voiced the total power of the hybrid.

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