Lexus LFA and Toyota GT 86 Competing in 2014 Nurburgring Endurance

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that its Gazoo Racing team will enter three vehicles in the 42nd 24 Hours Nurburgring endurance race that will be held in Germany between 19-22 June.
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Race versions of the Lexus LFA and Toyota GT 86 will take part in the endurance race along with a new enhanced sportscar research vehicle based on the LFA, known under the name of Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA Code X.

The special LFA Code X has been created to enable study of future sports car technologies. Compared to the LFA’s standard 4.8-liter V10 engine, the Code X engine displacement’s has been increased to 5.3-liters and system output has been fine-tuned to better suit the Nurburgring track. Other elements include a full carbon frame body to increase rigidity while reducing weight.

Gazoo Racing plans to let Akira Iida, Juichi Wakisaka and Takuto Iguchi to drive the LFA Code X.
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