Yosimasa Hayasi laboratory of Tokai University, a Mechanical Engineering University in Japan, developed this car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The study car is labaled “TOP03″ which stands for Tokai, Original Prototype 03. It is based on Jaguar XJR-15 with a modified YR40T engine putting out about 500hp. The students started the project in 2001 with some 3D designs and by 2005, they have a full running race car.
To see their current Le Mans Project, goto Tokai University