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They finally made the video public! You guys can enjoy one of the first GR Corolla prototypes being driven by Keiichi himself. Lol.

I heard from the Japanese side that the GRC Morizo Edition puts down very similar lap times to their hydrogen Corolla prototype. A lap time of 1:03 around Tsukuba Circuit is pretty damn good for a 300 hp car from the factory that isn't some crazy lightweight sports car (e.g. Lotus Elise).
 

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I heard from the Japanese side that the GRC Morizo Edition puts down very similar lap times to their hydrogen Corolla prototype. A lap time of 1:03 around Tsukuba Circuit is pretty damn good for a 300 hp car from the factory that isn't some crazy lightweight sports car (e.g. Lotus Elise).
What’s crazy is that the Morizo weighs 3,180 lbs compared to this thing weighing a hefty 3700! But it moves itself really well. I’m sure the new Hydrogen car is much lighter now but it looks good dynamically.

It makes me excited for our cars for sure.
 

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I really hope hydrogen takes off here in the US at some point. Would love to see Toyota offer some kind of Hydrogen conversion kit or something for the G16E.
Getting the infrastructure in the US would be really difficult, unfortunately. I can see this being more like E85 where it might be available but you'll have to look hard to find it.
 

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Very difficult to compare a race car to the GR Yaris road car, but that time is seriously impressive considering its massive weight disadvantage. The slick tires and massive brakes on the H2 Concept are sure to help a lot.

I'm really excited now that the GR Corolla will be a fantastic car to drive. With all that weight shed off, it seems 300 HP will make this car quite capable from the factory.

With modification, this car could surely break a sub minute lap. There is a GR Yaris that put down a 58 second lap with minimal aero.

As for hydrogen, obviously it has many hurdles to overcome before it becomes viable for the public. Even more to make it completely comparable to gas engines. Weight is its biggest issue, but I'm sure year after year that weight will drop fast.

Toyota is doing a great job solving real world issues while keeping the automotive spirit alive.
 

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