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
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 … 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
While it may not be apparent, the teaser picture showcases two “different” models – prepared out of the Toyota Vitz and Aqua by Gazoo Racing in time for next month’s popular aftermarket event.
In case you don’t speak JDM (sorry Japanese auto market) slang, the Vitza and Aqua stand for the … 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
Toyota‘s Gazoo Racing outfit has teased two tuned concepts that will debut at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon held from January 13-15.
The first of the concepts will be based on the Toyota Aqua, aka the Prius C outside of Japan, while the other is a hotted-up version of the compact Vitz, the local designation … read more
Toyota is teasing its long awaited Yaris hot hatch which will take its inspiration from the brand’s new WRC race car.
Toyota Europe posted a teaser sketch showing what the Yaris hot hatch will look like, sporting some low skirts and even a hatch-mounted spoiler. It appears as though this car will … 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