Toyota to display nine vehicles and one Lexus vehicle at Tokyo Auto Salon 2013
Toyota is displaying at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 with NAPAC four concept vehicles, including GAZOO Racing tuned by MN (GRMN) and G Sports (G’s) concept models, as well as two vehicles that are to compete in the 41st 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race in Germany in May. A total of nine Toyota vehicles and one Lexus vehicle are being displayed at the customized-car exhibition—the world’s largest—running from today through January 134 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City.
The main concept vehicles on display include, from the GRMN series, the 1.5-liter three-door “Vitz” subcompact “GRMN Vitz Turbo Concept”, which is turbocharged for enhanced power performance and features a tuned suspension and strengthened body for circuit courses, and the “GRMN Sports FR Concept Platinum”, a rear-wheel-drive circuit sports concept equipped with a turbocharger and supercharger.
The G’s series display features the gasoline-hybrid “Aqua”-based “Aqua G Sports Concept”, which provides excellent fuel efficiency and driving enjoyment, and the sports sedan “Mark X G Sports Carbon Roof Concept”, whose carbon roof provides reduced body weight and increased driving performance.