After 17 years, the Toyota team return to the FIA World Rally Championship with the 2017 Yaris WRC. Inspiring the new limited-edition Yaris GRMN available to pre-order this summer. Combining Power, Precision and Performance in a sleek, eye catching design heightening visual impact as well as driver comfort. The Toyota Yaris GRMN (Gazoo Racing tuned by “Meister of Nürburgring”) acknowledges the input of Toyota Gazoo Racing test drivers in the development of the cars performance features and the Yaris GRMN’s design.
With a supercharged 1.8-litre engine producing more than 205bhp, the Toyota Yaris GRMN promises speed, poise and a rewarding drive in all areas.
The Yaris GRMN has a reinforced chassis with additional bracing, including an extra bar between the front suspension towers. A Torsen limited-slip differential bestows better traction and handling on the Yaris GRMN, while shorter springs allow the car to hug the ground more closely. These are teamed with dedicated shock absorbers, developed with Sachs, and a larger diameter front anti-roll bar. The Yaris GRMN is also equipped with highly efficient performance brakes with large, ventilated discs and four-pot front callipers.
• Max. power (DIN hp @ rpm) - 212 @ 6,800 rpm*
• Max. torque (Nm @ rpm) - 249 @ 5,000 rpm*
• Weight (kg): Curb weight: 1,135. Gross vehicle weight: 1,545
• Max. speed (mph) - 143 (electronically limited)
• Acc. 0 - 62 mph (seconds) - 6.3 - 6.5*
* Subject to final homologation
It’s not just performance that makes this car desirable, inside you will find front sport seats designed specifically for the car by Toyota Boshoku, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, aluminium sports pedals and a centre line mark to help maintain driving precision. Offered only in three-door form, the Yaris GRMN rides on 17-inch BBS multi-spoke alloys and is fitted with a bespoke, black wing-type rear spoiler.
The GRMN model will carry the eye-catching white, red and black flash detailing on the bonnet and sills reflecting colours of the WRC car.
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