Toyota presents at the Nürburgring its most radical YarisAutomotive News
It reaches 230 km / h of maximum speed and it takes 6.3 seconds in the 0 to 100 km / h
Toyota has already set out to storm the roads its most radical Yaris. The small model has a powerful engine of 212 hp. It is a sporty and high performance variant that has been developed and presented on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit and will arrive in Spain in January 2018. It will be marketed for € 29,900.
The new Toyota Yaris GRMN features a 212 hp Dual 1.8-liter VVT-iE engine, with in-line four-cylinder configuration and rotor type compressor signed by specialist Magnusson Eaton, backed by a water-cooled intercooler.
This allows it to be the only model of the segment of urban sports with motor with compressor. The propeller is associated with a front-wheel drive system and a six-speed manual transmission.
The Yaris GRMN features a reinforced chassis with additional supports, including an extra reinforcement bar between the front suspension turrets and a larger diameter front stabilizer bar to ensure high chassis rigidity. The front suspension is MacPherson type and the rear torsional axle type. The shock absorbers are specific and have been developed by Sachs Performance.
In addition, the model has undergone a complete testing program on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, with the help of the racing activities of Toyota GAZOO Racing, and assembles a mechanical differential Torsen type, which improves traction and response to high speed.
The Yaris sport version is also equipped with high-performance brakes, large vented discs (275 mm) and four-piston front calipers, as well as Bridgestone Potenza RE050 sports tires in 205/45 R17 dimensions.
With a weight of just 1,135 kg, the new Yaris GRMN has a weight / power ratio of 5.35 HP per kg and reaches a top speed of 230 km / h, electronically limited, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 6, 3 seconds.
Available exclusively with three-door bodywork, Yaris GRMN stands out for its sporty design inspired by the Yaris WRC World Rally Championship. The sports version of Yaris is equipped with 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels signed by BBS, a black fin-wing spoiler, and an exhaust line specifically designed for Yaris GRMN with trapezoidal central exit, which gives it a sound Characteristically and spectacularly sporty. It also has exclusive bumper and a large rear diffuser.