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Christopher Bruce2012-06-22 14:02:24

Toyota Bringing Historic and Modern Motorsport Collection to Goodwood

The Pikes Peak Tacoma set the Pikes Peak record

Toyota is bringing several modern and historic racing cars to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It will be the UK debut of the TS030TS030 HYBRIDToyota TS030 HYBRIDJapan, 2012 > present5 photos
2 videos
, GRMN LFALFA Nürburgring PackageLexus LFA Nürburgring Pa...Japan, 2011 > present3 photos
and the Toyota 86GT 86Toyota GT 86Japan, 2012 > present9 photos
. Toyota is also bringing a variety of historic rally cars and race cars to Goodwood as well. 

Because the Goodwood Festival of Speed is happening at the same time as the introduction of the GT86 to the UK, Toyota is bringing a large variety of the model to show. This will include production versions of the car, the GRMN 86 that won its class at the Nürburgring 24 Hours and GRMN's twincharged 86 with 315hp. Some of them will race up the Goodwood Hill.

GRMN will have two other cars at Goodwood as well. The LFA that won its class at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, and the GRMN supercharged iQ will also be there with 130hp. GRMN actually plans to sell the supercharged iQiQ 1.33 +Toyota iQ 1.33 +Japan, 2010 > present1 photo
in limited numbers in Japan. 

The TS030 will also get its UK debut at Goodwood. 

Another one of the modern cars at the show will be the 2012 Dynojet Racing Toyota AvensisAvensis Gen.3Toyota Avensis Gen.3Japan, 2009 > present128 versions
152 photos
that races in the British Touring Car Championship. 

Toyota's suite of historic models at Goodwood is just as long. Rod Millen's Pikes Peak TacomaTacoma 'Pikes Peak' SpecialToyota Tacoma 'Pikes Peak...Japan, 1998 > present4 photos
1 video
will race up the hill. The other rally cars there will be the TE27 Corolla LevinCorolla Gen.3Toyota Corolla Gen.3Japan, 1974 > 19797 versions
1 photo
from the 70s, Group B TA64Celica Twin-Cam Group BToyota Celica Twin-Cam Gr...Japan, 1983 > present1 photo
, Celica ST185Celica GT-Four ST185Toyota Celica GT-Four ST185Japan, 1992 > present7 photos
, ST205Celica GT-Four ST205Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205Japan, 1994 > present1 photo
and WRC CorollaCorolla Gen.8Toyota Corolla Gen.8Japan, 1995 > 200220 versions
1 photo
. Toyota will also have a Rally Raid-prepped HiluxHilux 7Toyota Hilux 7Japan, 2005 > 201557 versions
111 photos
there that was top-ten in class in the 2012 Dakar Rally. 

In terms of pure racing cars, Toyota will show the original 2000GT2000GTToyota 2000GTJapan, 1967 > 197017 photos
, and a replica of the Corolla GTToyota Corolla Gen.5Japan, 1983 > 19878 versions
that won BTCC championships in 1986 and 1987. 

The Goodwood Festival of Speed runs from June 28 to July 1. 

Celica Gen.5Celica Gen.5
Celica GT-Four ST185Celica GT-Four ST185
Straight 4
122 cu in
Top Speed
6, Manual
Maximum power
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel consumption (combined)
annual ownership cost

1 comment

The Tacoma is impressive. I wish I could go to Pikes Peak once.
23.06.2012 @ 20:28


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