Toyota have take their Prius to the next level at SEMA 2016, inspired by the Japanese Prius GT300 race car. The new Prius G was taken out to Willow Springs International Raceway, where it pulled 0.99 g on the skid pad, who'd of thought?
“This extreme build highlights something we are baking in our production models. We know the Prius can do much more than simply serve as a highly regarded and reliable everyday hybrid car,” said Claudia A. Rodriguez, Prius Product and MarketingManager at Toyota Motor Sales. “Racetracks have historically been home to sports, muscle and performance cars. Hybrid cars would have been laughed off the track, until the Prius G.”
Like many project cars that show up at the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the Prius G is unexpected but explores the possibilities of what the aftermarket can do to a vehicle.