Tag: Toyota GR Yaris

Chris Harris Treats The Toyota GR Yaris Like The Rally Car For The Road That It Is

Don’t let the size, tiny, but punchy, three-cylinder engine and aggressive styling mislead you. The Toyota GR Yaris isn’t your typical hot hatch, but rather the closest thing to a rally car for the road that money can buy today. While the regular Yaris is built around the GA-B platform, the 257 HP and 266 […]

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Toyota’s GR Yaris AP4 Is Ready For Rally Racing In Australia

While the new Toyota GR Yaris won’t be competing in the World Rally Championship as the car manufacturer had originally intended, it will be racing in the Australian Rally Championship. The racer has been dubbed the GR Yaris AP4 and came to life thanks to a partnership between Toyota and Neal Bates Motorsport. It is […]

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Rally Driver Teaches You How To Master The Toyota GR Yaris On Snow, But There’s A Catch

Want to be able to control the Toyota GR Yaris like a champ on snow, complete with controlled power slides, slalom and the occasional donuts? Let us introduce you to Norihiko Katsuta, a professional rally driver who won Japan’s championship eight times. The first thing you’ll need is a GR Yaris of your own, obviously, […]

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New Peugeot 308, Hyundai’s Space-Van And Self-Driving Tesla Crashes Police Car: Your Thursday Brief

Morning. Welcome to our daily digest of the weekend’s automotive news from around the globe, starting with the sad news that… The Queen Of The ’Ring Passes Away After A Battle With Cancer Sabine Schmitz, a much-loved personality within the car community, has passed away at the age of 51. The German racing driver and […]

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Toyota GR Yaris Takes On Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Makinen Edition

Tommi Makinen is one of rallying’s great drivers and his legacy is all over both the Toyota GR Yaris and the Mitsubishi Evo VI that bears his name. But which is fastest? Carwow sought to find out, pitting the two rally-inspired cars against one another to discover what two decades of motoring progress has given […]

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Shifting From 5th To 2nd At Speed Didn’t Go Well For This GR Yaris

The Toyota GR Yaris is an excellent hot hatch that comes with a manual gearbox. Purists are definitely delighted, although as YouTuber Robert Mitchell recently discovered, this can also get you into trouble. Mitchell works at Apex Nurburg at Green Hell and has heaps of experience at the famed German racetrack. Earlier in the month […]

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Watch A Toyota GR Yaris Chase A BMW M2 Competition On The ‘Ring With Ease

<!––> <!––> Toyota hasn’t set an official Nurburgring Nordschleife lap time with the potent GR Yaris (yet), but this video provides us with a good look at just how fast it is around the treacherous German circuit. This particular GR Yaris is a customer-owned example and the driver shows very little fear tackling Green Hell, […]

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Toyota GR Yaris Beats Defender, Puma And ID.3 For 2021 UK Car Of The Year Title

Having announced the 12 category winners on March 1, the UK Car of the Year Awards jurors have now declared the Toyota GR Yaris the overall winner for 2021. The supermini hot hatch became the jurors’ favorite, as it managed to beat vehicles such as the Land Rover Defender, Ford Puma and Volkswagen ID.3 in […]

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