Proper now, it is unclear whether or not the new GR EV will take the type of a standard sports activities automobile, a hatchback, or one thing else altogether. Chairman Toyoda implied that it might be visually distinctive from the corporate’s present lineup, in accordance with Highway & Monitor.
“In the event you put that automobile in entrance of somebody and say, take a look at drive this, after which ask what powertrain that is, they in all probability will not be capable of reply appropriately,” Toyoda mentioned to the automotive press by way of a translator. “However when you have a look at the automobile from the surface, the looks is [that of] a BEV.”
In 2021, Toyota held a media occasion to preview 15 new all-electric idea autos, together with a yellow targa-roofed sports activities automobile with GR branding (pictured). Though a few of the prototypes from that occasion have progressed to manufacturing autos, the sports activities EV hasn’t resurfaced as but. Nevertheless, it might actually be thrilling if that is the platform that Chairman Toyoda is hinting at.