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Super GT

  • Toyota's GT300 Prius racer

    Think of Japan’s Super GT Series, and you probably think of highly-tuned race car versions of rear-wheel drive production cars. But in in the 2012 GT300 class, the traditional image of GT race cars could be challenged by not one, but two hybrid cars. As MotorAuthority reported yesterday, Toyota is rumored to be replacing its Corolla Axio GT300 race-specification car with a Toyota Prius hybrid race car designed specifically for the series. With race rules for the GT300 class limiting power to 300 horsepower, a beefed-up hybrid drivetrain could help provide low-end torque to give the...

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