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    Toyota Motorsport GmbH, the Japanese marque’s top level motorsport subsidiary developed a GTE car to race in the 2012 WEC season. It had planned to race a single GTE car and a single LMP1 car that year and built cars to both specifications, the TS030 went on to contest the Le Mans 24 Hours, but the GTE car never officially existed.
    A brace of pictures of the car however leaked on the internet after an employee day at TMG’s Cologne HQ, but since then little of the car has been seen or heard of. Until now.

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    Production on the LFA ended. I dont' know if Toyota will race a car they no longer build.
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    Looks much like 370Z to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bawareca View Post
    Looks much like 370Z to me.
    In a way, it almost more like a (heavily) race modified spec 350Z.

    Regardless, lots of rear "vents" for a front motor car.

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    Cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bawareca View Post
    Looks much like 370Z to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silversprint View Post
    Production on the LFA ended. I dont' know if Toyota will race a car they no longer build.
    I agree. They could run it like they did with the GT2 Ford GTs. I'm glad they decided to focus on the LMP1 Car. Toyota is very hybrid centric and the LMP1 regulations are a perfect match for them. I would have loved to see how it did against Corvette, Porsche, BMW, Viper, Ferrari, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silversprint View Post
    Production on the LFA ended. I dont' know if Toyota will race a car they no longer build.
    Toyota ran the 4th gen Supra in the JGTC / Super GT a whole lot of 4 years after production ended, so this won't be anything new..

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