BREAKING: Lead Toyota Test Driver Killed In German Crash

Toyota's top test driver, Hiromu Naruse, died today after crashing a Lexus LFA prototype into a BMW while testing in Germany. The two test drivers in the BMW were also seriously injured.

Naruse helped not only to test, but also to develop, the Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition he was driving in addition to a slew of other sports cars — including the 2000GT — since he started working for Toyota in 1963.

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[Rhein-Wied via AutoBlog]