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2011 Toyota Avensis BTCC


Toyota has unveiled today the first details on the new Avensis BTCC car that will will make its track debut in the final round of this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Behind the wheel Toyota will place James Thompson, a BTCC double champion.

The Avensis BTCC is being designed and engineered by GPR Motorsport in Buckingham. Toyota supplied the donor car and the bodyshell, and GPR has added all the new specifications, which teams will be able to adopt from the 2011 season.

Toyota has no plans to re-enter the championship with a works team, but has been pleased to lend its support to TOCA, appropriately with a British-built car - Avensis is manufactured at Burnaston in Derbyshire, close to the Donington Park race circuit.

The new Avensis will make its first public race appearance at Brands Hatch on 9 – 10 October.

Press release after the jump.

Press release

First images of the Toyota Avensis Next Generation Touring Car (NGTC) have been released, revealing the racing concept that will make its track debut in the final round of this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Toyota Avensis BTCC

The artist’s drawings reveal more design details of the Avensis that is being designed and engineered by GPR Motorsport in Buckingham as a test and development model for new BTCC regulations.

Toyota has supplied GPR Motorsport with a donor car and bodyshell to build to the new specifications, which teams will be able to adopt from the 2011 season. James Thompson, a BTCC double champion, will pilot the Avensis NGTC when it makes its first public race appearance at Brands Hatch on 9 – 10 October.

Toyota Avensis BTCC

Toyota has no plans to re-enter the championship with a works team, but has been pleased to lend its support to TOCA, appropriately with a British-built car - Avensis is manufactured at Burnaston in Derbyshire, close to the Donington Park race circuit.



1 comments:

Wow! A race-car version of Avensis, cool! smiley Well, just like its SUV model, it is also looking so great and fabulous with its exterior detailing. I as well noticed that it looks more aggressive on its graphic design.

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