Toyota Yaris, 86 GR emblems filed to be used in Europe

With Toyota’s GRMN and GR Sport fashions having made their approach from Japan to Europe, it’s solely a matter of time earlier than the mid-range GR model to take flight on the Continent. Autocar reported that the corporate has trademarked the Yaris and 86 GR names to be used in markets there, hinting of an impending launch. Taking its identify from Toyota’s racing division, Gazoo Racing, the GR model confers a variety of tuning components that transcend the GR Sport’s primary bodykit and suspension upgrades. In Japan, the Yaris GR (badged because the Vitz GR there) will get 17-inch alloy wheels, Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tyres, smaller-diameter steering wheel from the 86 and a 10-speed transmission mode for the CVT fashions. In the meantime, the 86 GR receives 17-inch Rays alloys, Recaro seats, a Torsen limited-slip differential and Brembo brakes with six-piston entrance and four-piston rear callipers. All these go on high of the GR Sport’s choices, which include a bodykit, Sachs dampers and some different aesthetic and mechanical tweaks. These GR and GR Sport fashions don’t include any additional energy – that’s reserved for the GRMN variations. In Europe, the Yaris GR Sport is just out there as a five-door hybrid, which utilises the Prius c’s 74 PS/111 Nm 1NZ-FXE 1.5 litre VVT-i engine and 61 PS/169 Nm electrical motor to supply a complete system output of 100 PS. Count on the GR model to even be geared up with the identical bodystyle and powertrain. As for the 86 GR, that may nearly actually be geared up with the usual mannequin’s 205 PS litre flat-four, with six-speed handbook and computerized transmission choices. GALLERY: Toyota Yaris, 86 GR in Japan The submit Toyota Yaris, 86 GR emblems filed to be used in Europe appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive Information.