Toyota brought in the sale of the “charged” version of its popular Yaris hatchback. The novelty has received name GR Yaris is already available in dealerships of the brand in Europe. The car represents not just a new “hot hatch” model, which in future will serve as the basis for the cars participating in racing competitions.
Drives the new “hot” 3-door 1.6-litre turbocharged unit G16E-GTS issuing 261 horsepower with a peak torque of 360 Nm. A bunch he is 6-step “mechanics”.
A distinctive feature of the new Toyota Yaris GR is the availability of all-wheel drive, implemented via a multi-coupler. To distribute the thrust between the axes of the hatchback helps two Torsen limited-slip differential.
The weight of the hatchback is 1280 kg, which is paired with a powerful engine allows it to accelerate from standstill to first “hundred” in just 5,5 seconds. The maximum speed GR Yaris limited at around 230 miles per hour.
The cost of this model in the German car market is 33 thousand 200 euros.