The Toyota Motor Triathlon Race Car (MTRC), first seen
at the 2004 Geneva International Motorshow, was Toyota's
idea of a tandem two seat race car of the future.
The MTRC is powered by four electric motors, one per wheel.
The electric power for these motors comes from a Toyota
cell stack. The Toyota MTRC is intended to compete
in three different racing environments, hence the name
Triathlon. The MTRC is capable off-road, on the race track
and on city street circuits.
The MTRC's striking toy-like appearance is accentuated
by a large semicircular front air dam and a large arced
spoiler curving over the rear of the car. The central
mounted tail light is in the shape of the Toyota badge
and hints to an F1 influence.
The scissor style doors open upwards and forwards maintaining
the MTRC's slender body shape even when open.
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