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Rally Car Catching Some Air Nearly Took Out A Drone In Its Path

Drone has become a norm and so are the incidents of drone being taken out of the sky accidentally or intentionally. In a recent incident, a low-flying drone attempt to capture a spectacular footage of an oncoming rally car, a Toyota WRC piloted by Esapekka Lappi, catching some air, but unfortunately it got in the way of the launching car and resulted in a collision. Fortunately, like any good, accomplished rally car driver, the Finnish driver presses on and landed beautifully before speeding off leaving a cloud of dust as spectators cheered on. We are not quite sure if the excitement and applauses were for the beautifully executed Micky’s Jump, or a celebratory cheer for another injured drone (unlikely), or for the team’s ability to advert a potential deadly disaster. Continue reading Rally Car Catching Some Air Nearly Took Out A Drone In Its Path

Sports 650 by Toyota Motorsport GmbH

Sports 650 by Toyota Motorsport GmbH
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stepping into real family life doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice your need for speed for a lesser sedan, not if Toyota Motorsport GmbH can help it. the Sports 650, a creation by Toyota motorsport arm, is exactly the ride that will keep your adrenalin pumping even when you are married and eventually, have kids of your own. based on the Lexus LS 460, this TMG-souped up version is fitted with a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 petrol that develops 650PS (641 hp or 478 kW) and a massive, metal-twisting 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque, mated to an eight-speed high-torque-capacity gearbox Continue reading Sports 650 by Toyota Motorsport GmbH