Except for a few nameplates that had the looks and sometimes the performance that recommended them for the sports car market, Toyota is mainly known as a maker of dull-looking and not-so-powerful, yet affordable and reliable vehicles. Show More Summary
suzuki has revived the ignis nameplate with its new hatch that will target the likes of the toyota yaris and mazda2. the front-wheel drive hatch is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 66kw and 120nm. the entry-level gl is offered with either a five-speed manual or cvt automatic and the top-spec glx comes with the cvt auto only. Show More Summary
look for two high-performance versions of the toyota yaris to star at the geneva motor show in march. first-up will be the awesome world rally championship contender tmr detailed here last december. the yaris wrc has its maiden outing on 19 january at the monte carlo rally but won’t appear in toyota dealerships any time soon. Show More Summary
Sadly, it doesn't appear it's slated to arrive in the US. Not yet, at least.
Toyota promised the world a Yaris hatchback that would valiantly rise above the role of a plain-Jane commuter car, and here it is. Expected to premiere at the Geneva Motor Show this March, the high performance three-door subcompact borrows...Show More Summary
The facelifted Toyota Yaris has been revealed this week, along with the first images of the much-anticipated hot hatch variant ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show in March. Known as the Vitz in its home market of Japan, the new Yaris sports revised front and rear treatments, including a nose with less chrome, new LED daytime-running […]
To coincide with its return to the World Rally Championship in 2017, Toyota will launch a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback inspired by the new Yaris rally car. On Thursday, Toyota released the first photos of the car and confirmed it will be coming with 210 horsepower. The output makes it a good rival for cars like the...
There is no cooler car on the planet right now than the World Rally Championship Toyota Yaris. Ever since it Toyota’s maddest peanut started testing, there’s been a sick, all-encompassing need among rally fans for an overpowered hot hatch Yaris that we common-folk can buy. Praise be to Toyota—they’re actually making… Read more...
The Yaris hot hatch ushers in a new look that will trickle down to the entire Yaris lineup.
If the likes of the popular Hyundai Accent and Toyota Yaris don’t quite offer the refinement and style you want in your light car, and the Mazda 2 and Volkswagen Polo are short on the funkiness you’re after, a correctly specified 2017 Skoda Fabia 81TSI might just suit you to a T. On the Australian […]
The Toyota Yaris sedan has been dumped from the brand’s small car line-up. About time, right? Toyota Australia discontinued the Yaris sedan in June 2016, so that’s when production of this body style wrapped up for our market. That means there may still be a few around on dealer lots, but the car has been […]
There are anti-lag systems that go pop-pop-pop when a driver lifts off the throttle, and then there’s this. 2017 World Rally Championship testing videos keep coming out, and I can’t quit watching the Toyota that sounds like a dubstep beat is about to drop every time the driver lifts off. Read more...
Organizers of the World Rally Championship have implemented numerous rule changes to ensure there’s plenty of action throughout the 2017 season, and a video out showing Toyota’s new Yaris WRC rally car testing is proof of the awesomeness that is to come. The video comes to us from YouTube user TheTeevoman and shows the Yaris WRC...
On the last episode of the year (‘best of’ eps still to come!), Mandy and James Wong cover the big car news of the week. What happened? We’ve got a ‘what to expect’ list for the 2017 Detroit motor show, the Toyota Yaris hot hatch confirmed, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe was revealed. We also […]
his is about as far away from ‘mum’s taxi’ as you can get – toyota’s brilliant 2017 world rally championship (wrc) contender the yaris wrc. just check-out the ‘tough-as’ driver’s exterior mirror and the massive rear wing. while the all-conquering...Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s unveiling of the Toyota Gazoo Racing-crafted Yaris Gazoo WRC rally car, Toyota has said a road-going hot hatch for the common man is on the way. The automaker’s European division let the news slip in Helsinki...Show More Summary
Look for influence from Toyota Gazoo Racing's WRC Yaris rally racer. Continue reading The Toyota Yaris will get a WRC-inspired hot hatch treatment The Toyota Yaris will get a WRC-inspired hot hatch treatment originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:26:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
To coincide with its return to the World Rally Championship in 2017, Toyota will launch a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback inspired by the recently revealed rally version (shown below). Crucially, the launch of the hot Yaris might also see the introduction of the Gazoo name as Toyota’s global high-performance...
The Toyota Yaris Gazoo could boast 200 horses under the hood.