Toyota Argentina presented for the local market the GR Toyota Yaris, the sports version of the compact hatchback that was born from the knowledge acquired by the Japanese brand in the World Rally.
The younger brother of Toyota Yaris WRC It is equipped with a 1.6-liter three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine that delivers 261 CV at 6.500 rpm and 360 Nm of maximum torque between 3.000 and 4.600 rpm. The impeller is coupled to a six-speed manual gearbox.
This Toyota GR Yaris, which comes from Japan and has nothing to do with the Yaris made in Brazil, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5,5 seconds and reaches the 230 km/h. The traction is permanent on all four wheels with two differentials Torsos of limited slip and three modes of distribution of torque to each axis.
This GR Yaris has several peculiarities. Your roof, for example, is made of polymer reinforced with laminated and forged carbon fiber It helps reduce your weight and your center of gravity.
The instruments have a traction indicator with the information of the torque distribution and the selected mode of the traction system. It also has a turbocharger pressure monitor engine and oil temperature.
Arrives in Argentina with Circuit Pack, a package that other markets is optional. Includes system of suspension and steering with GR sport tuning, forged alloy wheels 18 inches with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires and air intakes on the front bumper for brake ventilation.
There will only be available 300 units for the Argentine market. The price? U.S. dollar 54.400.