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GALLERY – A look behind the scenes at Toyota’s LeMan History


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Toyota last week released there latest LeMans car, the TS040 Hybrid, the car which will take the team into the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship and a new era of hybrid powered motorsport.

The new car represents the most advanced hybrid technology in modern racing. Its competition debut will be at the season-opening Six Hours of Silverstone race on 20 April.

Toyota will be taking on rival manufacturers Audi and Porsche with a car that benefits from 480PS (473bhp/353kW) of all-wheel drive hybrid boost in addition to the 520PS (513bhp/383kW) produced by its 3.7-litre V8 petrol engine, taking maximum power to 1,000PS (986bhp/736kW).

As a result of this launch Toyota has taken a look back and released images of their classic and legendary Le Mans challengers inside the Toyota Motorsport GmbH museum.

Enjoy the massive gallery below after the jump.

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