Toyota Motor Sport GmbH will introduce Electric Technology at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

June 09, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the most awaited motor sport event that is going to be held on 8th July in Colorado. In this International Event, Toyota Motor Sport GmbH will unveil performance based electric Powertrain Technology. Electric and Electronic Department of Toyota Motor Sport GmbH worked for a month and leave no stone unturned to develop an advance and most up-t-date electric Powertrain that is extremely powerful and better in performance as compared to previous one.

This electric Powertrain will be implanted in the TMG EV P002 Car that will take part in the Pikes Peak event. New TMG EV P002 Car features Radical Chassis and it is estimated that it can achieve a top speed of 240Km/Hr. Peaks Pike is an international sport event that is arranged on Hill Climb just to check the efficiency and performance of electric powertrains. Initial altitude of Hill Climb is 2,800m and it reaches up-to 4,300m.

About TMG EV P002 Car

TMG EV P002 Car can attain a top – speed of 240Km/Hr, it is powered by 2 axial flux electric motors with single reduction gearing transmission. EV P002 car features a lithium ceramic battery with capacity of 42kWh.

General Manager of Electric and Electronics, Ludwig Zeller said, “Pikes Peak is a great showcase for TMG’s electric Powertrain technology. We already proved at the Nürburgring that TMG is leading the way in developing such powertrains for Motorsport and this is another sign of our commitment to this technology. TMG wants to be increasingly involved in electric Motorsport and we believe our Powertrain technology is an industry-leading combination of performance, durability and packaging. Electric Powertrain technology in Motorsport is still in its development phase but through projects like this one, TMG is laying the foundations for the future of high-performance and Motorsport cars.”


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