The Charged Toyota GR Yaris Surprises with Its Design and Specifications

The Toyota GR Yaris has been presented at the Tokyo Motor Show. The long-awaited hot hatch was designed by specialists at Toyota Gazoo Racing. They already designed the Yaris WRC, which won the World Rally Championship 2019.

The new Toyota GR Yaris differs from the standard three-door hatchback in a body kit, extended mudguards, a larger spoiler and a huge front air intake port. The car also features 18-inch wheels and two wide exhaust pipes.

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The main innovation of the interior is sports seats with bright stitching. In addition, the new Yaris’ steering wheel and transmission gear lever are covered with leather. The car also has new special gauges.

There is also a new 1.6-liter three-cylinder turbo engine which produces 261 hp and 360 Nm. The hot hatch accelerates to 230 km/h due to a 6-speed manual transmission.

The main feature of the Toyota GR Yaris is a rare 4WD drivetrain in the B-segment. Moreover, the transmission can transmit up to 100% of the thrust to any of the axles. There are also optional self-locking front and rear compensation gears, which can be chosen if desired. Certainly, the chassis were reconfigured and new brakes with a diameter of 356 mm in the front and 297 mm in the rear were also installed.

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