Thus a 260ps 360nm four wheel drive version of the yaris arrived on. Because rally cars have to be based on an existing road car the gr took up the job.
But then certain world changing events happened and it was canned.
Toyota yaris gr four review. The toyota gr yaris was designed to be the contender for the 2021 world rally championship title. Capped price servicing is available with scheduled maintenance intervals set at 12 months 15 000km and 205 each for the first five services. The gr yaris is 2 2 inches longer and 2 4 inches wider than the standard car but new a pillars new body side stampings and a new roof mean the gr is 1 8 inches lower.
261hp 0 62mph in 5 5sec 34 3mpg and 186g km. The yaris gr started life as the homologation for toyota s 2021 world rally championship wrc entry. The yaris grmn from a few years ago used a supercharged 1 8 liter four.
All new gr yaris hot hatch tested awd 257bhp and 0 62mph in 5 5 seconds priced at 29 995. Price as tested with circuit pack which includes torsen front and rear diffs. The only parts shared between gr and euro yaris are the headlights tail lights side mirrors and the antenna on the roof.
It s hard to know where to start with the toyota gr yaris because by rights it really shouldn t. Either way the gr yaris is the first bespoke four wheel drive road car that isn t an suv from toyota in over two decades the last being the celica gt4 which was also a road going wrc special. Toyota gr yaris on test.
This gives the toyota gr yaris a similar power to weight ratio to the much larger and four door bodied hyundai i30n renault megane rs subaru wrx sti and vw golf r all of which are in the 141kw. And you get the sense there s national pride at stake here too. Bonkers gr yaris boss saito san says he wants this to be a car he remembers proudly in 20 years like a favourite child.
But thankfully what toyota didn t cancel was the road version. The gr yaris is covered by toyota s five year unlimited kilometre warranty the toyota warranty advantage program also covering the engine and driveline for seven years.