Toyota Gazoo Racing and Toyota WRC partner Tommi Mäkinen Racing participated in the development of the Toyota Yaris GR. The hatchback's uniqueness lies in a special two-door platform and a new chassis and grille, and a 1.6-liter 260hp 1.6-liter turbocharged engine is installed under the hood. and 360 Nm of torque. According to preliminary information, it takes 5.5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h on the Yaris GR. Engine power is transmitted to the all-wheel drive chassis by means of a 6-speed manual gearbox. In addition, the machine has a differential and a unique clutch to distribute torque between the front and rear axles.
The newcomer is only available in the three-door body, which guarantees the necessary rigidity of the body, reduced weight and better aerodynamics. The hood, trunk lid and doors are made of aluminum. The roof line is 9 cm lower than the regular Yaris hatchback. The chassis of the new Toyota Yaris GR has an extended track gauge to accommodate the powerful 18-inch Dunlop SP Sport tires in the wheel arches.
It looks very aggressive on the outside, and in the middle we saw a modest interior with all the amenities and features of 2020. Hatchback salon impresses with quality and ergonomically designed. The sporty accents are not annoying, they just give confidence in the capabilities of this baby on the road.
A newcomer to European roads is expected to emerge in the spring of 2020. Price information for the top-end Toyota Yaris GR is not available yet, but experts are sure that the price for this model will start from 40 thousand euros ...