The company introduced a 210-horsepower hatchback Yaris.
The company Toyota has published the first photos of “charged” hatchback Yaris. This is the first hot hatch of the company for the last 10 years — in 2007, the line has removed the “Corolla” T-Sport, and in 2005 left the market “Yaris” T-Sport. The public debut of the new model in March this year at the motor show in Geneva.
The development of the “charged” hatchback Toyota first announced late last year at the launch of his rally team in the WRC racing version of the “Yaris”. Information about civic hot hatch is not very much. It is known that the model will be sold only in three-door version, with stickers on the bodywork, reminiscent of the livery of the rally car, an aggressive body kit with a big spoiler.
As for the engine hot-hatch, it is, according to representatives of “Toyota”, “strengthen the connection between the Yaris WRC road model”, and its capacity will be “more than 210 horsepower.” This is likely to be the 1.6-litre petrol turbo engine — the same as on a racing car.
Thus, the “charged” Yaris will be able to compete with a 200-horsepower Peugeot 208 GTi and Ford Fiesta ST200. The first of them is gaining first “hundred” for 6,2 seconds, and the second in 6.7 seconds. The dynamic characteristics of the “Yaris” is not specified.
More detailed information about the model, the company has promised to distribute before the premiere in Geneva.
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