Only 15 days not separated from the opening day of the 87 Geneva motor show, in which we will see new developments of all kinds and a great number of manufacturers that do not want to miss the key event for the sector. Toyota will be one of the manufacturers present there, and will not just “barefoot”. At its stand, among other models, we will see the new Toyota Yaris and also its variant of high performance, the Toyota Yaris GRMN.
This version more prestacional, they say from the brand, comes inspired and influenced by the return of the brand to the World Championship of Rallies, the WRC. The sports utility enter under your front hood engine 1.800 cc with overfeeding for turbo capable of yielding an output of 210 HP. This will place you in a power range similar to that of other cars in the B segment such as the Opel Corsa OPC or the Peugeot 208 GTi.
As already we knew at the beginning of the year, the Yaris production sports ever built will have recourse only to your three-door body; to be available also only with traction on the front axle. All of the above, together with its low weight, you should be allowed to perform accelerations from 0 to 100 km/h in about 6.5 seconds. The urban sports will bring all of his weapons especially on mountain roads, the more twisty the better. By the way, if you wonder, the acronym GRMN come from “Gazoo Racing Masters the Nürburgring”.
in Addition to this powerful engine, the Yaris GRMN brings brake adapted driving is more demanding, tires to higher dimensions, chassis configuration specific and probably a cabin with small differences in looks to also offer a more sporty feel visual. Regarding the transmission, it is more likely that they will resort to a manual gearbox of six relations and, in theory, the developments should not be too long. In any case, we will wait to day 7 to get to know each and every one of its details.