Tag: Toyota Yaris

Can The VW Golf R Hold Its Ground Against The Cheaper Toyota GR Yaris by Litchfield?

The new VW Golf R has been generally praised for its dynamic abilities, continuing the tradition of the best overall package set by its predecessor. The fastest member of the Golf family is using a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 315 HP, bolted exclusively to a seven-speed DSG transmission and an all-wheel-drive system. Add the […]

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Surely The Toyota Yaris GRMN Can’t Keep Up With The New GR Yaris

<!––> <!––> A few years before the Toyota GR Yaris launched, the Japanese car manufacturer revealed the GRMN Yaris, its first attempt at a proper hot hatch. When first unveiled in September 2017, the Yaris GRMN landed with a Lotus-tuned supercharged 1.8-liter engine pumping out 209 hp at 6,800 rpm and 180 lb-ft (250 Nm) […]

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Toyota Has Modified A GR Yaris Engine To Run On Hydrogen For Endurance Racing

Toyota is developing an internal combustion race engine that runs on compressed hydrogen, as part of the carmaker’s plan to achieve “a carbon-neutral mobility society”. Unlike the Mirai, which uses hydrogen in a fuel cell to produce electricity, Toyota’s new race engine is a traditional combustion engine with a modified fuel supply and injection system […]

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Honda E, Toyota Yaris And VW ID.4 To Battle For Title Of 2021 World Car Of The Year

The countdown continues as the finalists for the 2021 World Car Awards have been announced. In the title category of World Car of the Year, the candidates include the Honda e, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen ID.4. This crop is notable for a couple of reasons as two of them are electric vehicles and two aren’t […]

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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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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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2021 World Car Of The Year Semi-Finalists Announced; Who Do You Think Will Win?

The World Car Awards have announced the semi-finalists for 2021 World Car of the Year. Among this year’s contenders are the Audi A3, BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe and BMW 4-Series. The field also includes the Honda e, Kia K5 and Kia Sorento. Rounding out the competitors are the Mazda MX-30, Mercedes GLA, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen […]

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Litchfield Has Made The Toyota GR Yaris Even Better With 300 Hp From Its 3-Cylinder Turbo

The Toyota GR Yaris is a superb performance machine out of the box but UK tuner Litchfield has started modifying the hatch with the aim of making it even more impressive. The crew recently had the opportunity to see the result. Litchfield currently has two GR Yaris models in its garage and is in the […]

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