'GRMN iQ Supercharger' to be Launched Summer 2012
Toyota City, Japan, January 13, 2012—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is displaying a total of 15 vehicles, including five concept vehicles from "GAZOO Racing tuned by MN" (GRMN) and "G Sports"1 (G's), plus production vehicles, at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2012 with NAPAC2. The Tokyo Auto Salon, the world's largest customized car exhibition, is being held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City from today through January 153.
|'GRMN iQ Supercharger' Prototype|
|GAZOO Racing tuned by MN||GRMN iQ Supercharger (prototype model)
(Scheduled for Summer 2012 launch)
|GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II|
|GRMN Vitz Turbo Concept|
|GAZOO Racing Toyota FT-86 (Entered in the 2011 Nürburgring endurance race)||Race vehicle|
|GAZOO Racing Lexus LFA (Entered in the 2011 24 hours Nürburgring endurance race)|
|G Sports||Mark X G Sports Concept II||Concept|
|Vellfire G Sports Concept|
|Lexus||IS F CCS-R*1|
|TMC customizing & accessories||FJ Cruiser × style Cb|
|TRD||86 TRD Performance Line|
|Modellista||86 Modellista version|
|Aqua Modellista version||Production vehicle|
|TOM'S||Prius α TOM'S version|
|Toyota Auto Fan Club*2||2000GT Solar EV||Concept|
|Toyota Engineering Society*3||TES-ERA EV|
|*1Circuit club sports racer; *2A club for car-loving engineers from TMC, parts suppliers, dealers, etc.; active since 2011; *3"TES" for short, a voluntary organization for TMC employees created in 1947 to enhance the technical skills and talents of its members while promoting camaraderie.|
|Base vehicle||IQ 130G MT→ (arrow pronounced "go")|
|Length/width/height||3,140 mm/1,705 mm/1,470 mm|
|Engine||1NR-FE + supercharger|
|Maximum output||95 kW (130 PS)/5,200 rpm|
|Maximum torque||180 N-m (18.3 kgf-m)/4,400 rpm|
|Transmission||Six-speed manual transmission (close ratio)|
|Main features||Performance||- Specially-tuned suspension
- Exclusive brake pads & rotors
- Specially-tuned mufflers (dual)
- Lower gear reduction ratio
|Exterior||- Blister fenders
- Exclusive bumpers (front & rear)
- Exclusive rear spoiler
- Aluminum wheels (by Enkei)
|Interior||- Exclusive sport seats
- Exclusive gauges (200 km/h scale)
1Name based on the "G" associated with classic Toyota sports models such as the Toyota "2000GT" and the "Celica GT-Four".
2Nippon Auto Parts Aftermarket Committee
3January 13: Open to industry and press invitees; January 14 and 15: Open to the general public.
4Operates GAZOO.com, a customer-participation automobile portal site created in 1998, as well as the Gazoo mura driving experience and the virtual community GAZOO Metapolis.
5Orders will be accepted on a special-purpose website on a first-come-first-served basis.
6Arrow mark pronounced as "go".
7A tool for exchanging information with consumers that provides a virtual, fun, dreamlike world of the future, in which people, cars and nature co-exist.
8Since the first at the Sports Land Sugo circuit in October 2010, each event has featured guest Super GT drivers and special programs that enable absolute beginners to comfortably get circuit-driving experience. Events at major circuits nationwide are scheduled for 2012.
9Name changed from "Toyota Motorsports Festival" in November 2011. In addition to expressing appreciation to motorsports fans, the festival features even more activities appealing to car fans and auto enthusiasts. The next festival is scheduled for autumn 2012.