Toyota Developing Highly Strung Electric Sports Cars for Car Lease market
Toyota hasn’t been shy to admit that it wants to give more life into its range of cars by adding into it new models so customers have more flavours to choose from, besides the dull and uninspiring saloons and hybrids. The car lease market will certainly benefit from the addition of more models from Toyota and so customers of MSG Cars can look to get approved on products such as our Non Status Contract hire over 3 or 4 years and still order the motor they want.
Toyota’s sense of adventure start to develop with the Lexus LFA which become Lexus’ halo model and the capture the attention of motoring enthusiasts, Toyota came up with the GT86 which aims to bring back the glory days of the old and legendary AE86.
When Toyota signed a deal with BMW, we know almost immediately there will be more sports cars to come. After letting Nissan take the spotlight with the R35 GTR, Toyota is now making a comeback. But despite Toyota trying to revive its glory days of high performance cars, Toyota still keeps true to its love for eco-friendly electric and hybrid cars. Toyota is, after all, the leaders of electric and hybrid cars.
Now, you may think that electric and hybrid cars are boring. But, a new report suggests that the new sports car from Toyota will be powered by electricity. A Toyota 2000GT EV concept which was revealed earlier this year is being used as a test mule to develop a new technology in electric powertrains.
However, the technology will first be applied to a city car before the sports car. In order to make the electric sports car a blast the drive, Toyota is also developing a new manual transmission system which is said to use an inverter to adjust torque levels transferred to the wheels depending on the chosen ratio.
The technology is still in its infancy to Toyota will be releasing any details on it soon, not for at least another few more cars. Those arriving here because they are looking for Toyota Non Status Contract Hire deals only need complete the application form on this website and we will be able to give them an instant finance or lease decision.
Do know that the 2000GT EV isn’t the only electric sports car test mule in Toyota’s stable. Toyota will also be using an electric prototype race car to compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb which has been postponed to next month. The Toyota Motorsports GmbH in Germany is also developing an electric car which will eventually be sold to private customers. A mid-engine hybrid prototype is also in the works and will become the new Supra.