At the recent 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Toyota displayed the C-HR R-Tuned, a performance-tuned crossover model that defies all odds and takes on-road speed to a new level. Read on to learn more about the Toyota C-HR R-Tuned and how it stacks up in terms of power and capability.
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Performance Capabilities of the Toyota C-HR R-Tuned
This special C-HR is powered by a 2.4-liter Toyota 2AZ-FE that has Dezod-supplied forged internals and is equipped with a custom DG-Spec Garrett turbo system that is able to exceed an incredible 600 horsepower. Paired to a five-speed Toyota E-Series manual transmission, the C-HR R-Tuned gives drivers complete control behind the wheel. Front-wheel drive, an OS Giken limited-slip differential, and Brembo racing brakes complete the package. With all of these impressive mechanical components, the Toyota C-HR R-Tuned rivals models like the McLaren 650 S Spyder, Porsche 911 GT3, and Nissan GT-R NISMO in terms of speed.
Toyota C-HR R-Tuned Design
On the outside, the C-HR R-Tuned features a number of striking style elements, including huge Toyo Proxy RR tires and a Kaminari carbon fiber vented hood. The cabin includes the latest tech elements, including Toyota Safet Sense P, and the rear seats have been completely removed.
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“The C-HR R-Tuned has been to the track every month since we started the project late last year. It’s probably been subjected to more real-world tests than just about any car built for SEMA. It’s not just a show concept but a track-worthy performance vehicle, and I can’t wait to see what people at SEMA and beyond think!”
– DG-Spec owner Dan Gardner
What do you think of the Toyota C-HR R-Tuned? If it is released to the general public, would you get behind the wheel? Stay tuned for additional details about the C-HR R-Tuned and its potential production. In the meantime, we invite you to check out our new C-HR inventory at Toyota Vacaville and schedule a test drive at your convenience.