These days, Toyota’s motorsport efforts are focused primarily on Formula One and Le Mans-style prototypes, but that wasn’t always the case. You see, back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Toyota played a major role in the crossed-up, dirt spraying, high-flying insanity that is the World Rally Championship, … read more
Toyota‘s WRC car gives us hope for its production-spec hot hatch. The all-new Toyota Yaris WRC car is a crazy little beast. The hot hatch makes 380 horsepower, looks outrageous and can be heard from a mile away. We know that last bit is true thanks to this video of the Yaris doing some winter testing. … 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 … read more
Toyota is set to make a comeback into the hot hatch segment for more than a generation with its new high-performance Yaris. As revealed by Auto Express in October, Toyota has kicked its hot hatch development up a gear, thanks in part to the newly announced rally campaign.
Toyota has reorganised its … read more
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 … read more
The Japanese automaker has decided to enter the Yaris as its new World Rally Championship representative – and the motorsport move will be mirrored in the real world with a hot hatch representative.
The company announced it “will use experience gained from [our] full-blooded return to the World … read more
A few weeks ago some rumor regarding a hot Toyota Yaris emerged on the internet. Yesterday, Toyota Gazoo Racing has revealed their 2017 Yaris WRC model. And a few hours after that announcement Toyota said it will come on the market with a hot Yaris. As a result we will have the chance to drive a Yaris … read more
Toyota will compete in the rally stage next season and this is a great and important news. For the 2017 World Rally Championship, the Japanese car manufacturer will come with the new 2017 Toyota Yaris WRC. As you can see this is no ordinary Yaris. It features a lot of aerodynamic modifications and intense … read more
No, that massive wing won’t make it to the production car. On the day that Toyota unveiled its new Yaris WRC car it also confirmed that a street-legal hot version of the tiny hatch was in the works. The rally car marks Toyota’s return to rally racing, a series it had sat on the sidelines of for 17 … read more