Toyota's President Will Race A Gr Supra At The NĂźrburgring 24 Hours

Toyota's president will race a GR Supra at the Nürburgring 24 Hours

Akio Toyoda over the years has professed his love for speed and racing, which is noteworthy because Toyota, the company Toyoda helms, has for many years been most known for making beige and boring automobiles. But Toyoda has been a steady path to change that with the automaker churning out some legitimately exciting and interesting automobiles. If you're still in doubts of Toyoda's latest efforts and claims, what he's about to do may just change your mind.

Coming up this weekend is the world-renowned annual ADAC 24 Hours of Nürburgring and of course, Toyota's Gazoo Racing team will be participating, particularly with racing specification GR Supras. Peering at the list of primary driver's reveals some genuine talent on call, including the likes of famed racers Takeshi Tsuchiya, Masahiro Sasaki, and Nayoa Gamou, along with well-known VLN Endurance racer, Uwe Kleen, just to name a few. But there's one name that raises an eyebrow among the team roster: an odd "Mr. Morizo."

Repossessed Lexus Lfa NĂźrburgring Edition Shows Up For Sale

Repossessed Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition Shows Up For Sale

The Lexus LFA is a very rare supercar; the Japanese car maker produced just 500 examples, 50 of which were the special Nürburgring Edition. So you can imagine that every time one of those shows up for sale it will attract a lot of interest from collectors and fans alike.

Lexus Lc To Race In 24 Hours Of Nürburgring

Lexus LC to Race in 24 Hours of Nürburgring

A new Lexus LC race car is set to participate in the 46th annual 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race in Germany. The LC has been built to race specifications, and incorporates advanced development technologies destined for future production vehicles — the press release outlines the changes:

Drivers for the 24-hour race will be Takeshi Tsuchiya as the chief driver, along with young drivers Takamitsu Matsui, Naoya Gamo, and Yuichi Nakayama. Tsuchiya was sure to temper expectations about the LC in its first race:

Spy Shots: Camouflaged Lexus Rc F Spotted At Nürburgring

Spy Shots: Camouflaged Lexus RC F Spotted at Nürburgring

A camouflaged Lexus RC F has been spotted at the Nürburgring by Autoblog spy photographers — here it is from all angles:

The strategic use of the swirl wrap suggests this RC F might be our first look at the coupe’s mid-cycle refresh, though the testing at Nürburgring is a positive sign that the changes might be more than skin-deep.

Mystery Nürburgring Sedan Identified, What Does It Mean For The Next-gen Lexus Gs?

Mystery Nürburgring Sedan Identified, What Does it Mean for the Next-Gen Lexus GS?

The mystery sedan spotted on the Nürburgring last week has been identified by Best Car as the next-generation Toyota Crown, a Japan-only rear wheel drive sedan that shares a platform with the Lexus GS:

The new Toyota Crown is expected to be on a rear-wheel drive TGNA platform modified from the Lexus LC & Lexus LS, which begs the question — if Toyota is building a mid-size sedan exclusively for Japan, wouldn't it make sense to share development costs with a next-generation GS? Could the rumors of the GS's demise be premature?

Lexus Rc 200t To Race At 24 Hours Of Nürburgring

Lexus RC 200t to Race at 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Lexus and Gazoo Racing will enter a RC 200t in this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring, marking the 11th straight year that Lexus has participated in the historic endurance race.

Last year, the Lexus RC was affected by a powertrain issue that ultimately forced the car to retire from the race. In preparation for this year, Gazoo Racing accelerated their development cycle and have the RC performing well so far in races leading up to the main event.

Subaru Wrx Sti Scores Class Win In The 2015 Nürburgring 24-hour Race

Subaru WRX STI Scores Class Win in the 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour RaceFuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, is pleased to announce that Subaru Tecnica International (STI)*1 took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 14 to 17, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2015”, a racing car developed based on a WRX STI mass-production model.

Nissan : World-class Buncombe Stars At The Nürburgring

Nissan : World-class Buncombe stars at the NürburgringNissan’s Alex Buncombe put on a world-class performance at the Nürburgring in Germany yesterday, after jetting in from Australia where he did a great job in his first V8 Supercars race one week ago. The British racer has been mentor to all of the GT Academy winners since 2008 and at the season-closing Blancpain Endurance Series race it was clear to see why they all learn so much from him.