This Toyota Corolla GR is able to burn all the rubber.
Art displaying the Toyota Corolla GR shredding its tires in billows of white smoke let you know what this all-new sizzling hatch is absolutely all about.
“GR” stands for Gazoo Racing, which is the Japanese automaker’s efficiency/motorsport department. And in response to Road and Track,
American patrons have a hankering for a GR-branded, rally-inspired sizzling hatch, particularly the smaller GR Yaris that’s obtainable in Europe and Mexico.
Instead we get the Corolla GR loaded up with 300 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque from a turbo-charged, 1.6-liter three-cylinder engine that’s solely obtainable with a six-speed guide transmission.
It’s additionally all-wheel drive, and if ordered with the Performance Package or because the upgraded Circuit Edition, limited-slip differentials entrance and rear promise to boost the traction restrict up greater within the corners.
It wears Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires wrapped round 18-inch, gloss-black 15-spoke solid alloy wheels, with ventilated four-piston calipers up entrance and two-piston calipers within the again, that are painted purple within the Circuit Edition.
The Circuit Edition additionally will get a carbon fiber roof, raised hood, LED fog lamps and a particular spoiler to associate with the usual GR Corolla’s aggressive bumpers flared fenders, additional cooling ducts and gloss black exterior accents.
Rally followers shall be happy to seek out an e-brake subsequent to the shifter inside, together with the signature of Toyota President Akio Toyoda’s racing alias “Morizo.” within the Circuit version.
An eight-inch touchscreen, CarPlay, Android Auto, radar cruise management and lane conserving help are all customary. Pricing for the Toyota Corolla GR shall be revealed earlier than deliveries start later this 12 months.