The Japanese are not going to make popular models of the hot hatch, although seriously thinking about it.
In February of this year, the Toyota designers were assured that work on the “hot” version of the Corolla is in full swing. Called even preferred engine: under the hood of the hot hatch had to register a 1.6-liter turbocharged unit.
Meanwhile, the Vice-President of the Australian division of Toyota Sean Hanley recently almost destroyed hopes for the imminent transformation of “Corolla” in sports car. He said the local edition of Motoring, no such plans of the group at the moment, although completely from the idea of issue “hot” GR Corolla, the Japanese still refused.
However, fully “charged” hatchback from Toyota will appear – just more compact than a Corolla. In the same Australian 17 Nov to debut Yaris GR-4, which is rumored to be built with extensive borrowing technology from the rally version, and even may get all-wheel drive. A relationship with Yaris WRC implies just the same 1.6-liter turbo engine.
In Ukraine, the Toyota Corolla sedan sold at a price of 18 800$.