Already knew, but it never ceases to be something exciting. Toyota returns to the Championship World Rally championship the next season 2017. The last time that the japanese brand was in this discipline was in the year 1999, and such a Carlos Sainz was behind the wheel of a Corolla WRC. For his triumphal return, things have changed and the official car will be the Toyota Yaris WRC today I show you. The debut will be in the Rally Monte carlo, which begins on January 19, 2017.
And is coming a season of WRC most exciting, with a new FIA normative and with the launch of Volkswagen. The Yaris WRC, as the other vehicles, it will use a turbocharged four-cylinder and 1.6-liter that will develop more than 380 HP and 425 Nm of torque. Is linked to a sequential six-speed transmission that sends the power four-wheel. It will also feature two differential-mechanical, and a center differential, active.
That’s talking about the section mechanic. If we talk about the exterior appearance Toyota Yaris WRC we have to say that is awesome. It has sought to improve to the maximum aerodynamic and for this we have installed bumpers, larger in size, and numerous air intakes that give an aggressive look. What more flame the attention is the rear, which has a huge spoiler on the roof and a prominent rear diffuser.
Toyota Gazoo Racing will have a major presence in the Finnish. They will have two cars competing in the WRC and the official drivers are nothing less than Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen. The test pilot will be the winner of the last WRC2, Esapekka Lapp, while all of them will have the experience of Tommi Mäkinen as the director of the team. They will have to face some rivals like the Ford Fiesta WRC that will be driven by Sébastien Ogier.
Sources – Toyota
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