Toyota Racing has unveiled their 2013 TS030 Hybrid World Endurance Championship race car.
Set to start undergoing testing at the Paul Ricard Circuit tomorrow, the updated model has a revised hybrid system. The naturally-aspirated 3.4-liter V8 engine develops 530 bhp (395 kW), but the capacitor-based hybrid system can now automatically deliver a 300 bhp (224 kW) boost of power when needed.
Besides the updated powertrain, the 2013 TS030 Hybrid has revised aerodynamics and an improved chassis and for better performance and reliability.
Two cars will compete in the World Endurance Championship and they will be driven by teams consisting of Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima as well as Anthony Davidson, Stéphane Sarrazin and Sébastien Buemi.