The hugely-expected Toyota GR Corolla will officially be unveiled tomorrow but one of the cyber sleuths on the GRCorollaForum has uncovered the formal landing website page on the Toyota United states of america site.
Below the hood, you will find the very same 1.6-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder located in the GR Yaris but it has been tweaked a little bit for the a little bit larger motor vehicle. Considering that the details was observed on the Toyota United states site, we can believe that 300 horsepower means 300 PS which equates to 296 hp (220 kW). Torque is shown at 273 lb-ft which is 370 Nm.
The Corolla requires the Yaris’ intense styling cues 1 step more, with black extruded bonnet vents, mammoth entrance wheel arch gills, and what seem to be 3 exhaust recommendations, comprising the GR Yaris’ pair of shops break up by a central pipe.
Generate will be despatched to all four corners by means of a 6-speed manual transmission only, with no automatic out there – at minimum at start.
The gearbox is linked to a GR-Four all-wheel-generate process, with the exact preference of Typical, Activity and Keep track of modes as the Yaris, able of sending up to 70 per cent of the electric power to the rear wheels.
In the US of A, the GR Corolla will get circuit-tuned suspension and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S rubber wrapped all over 18-inch alloys as conventional. These are the exact same design as the non-Rally GR Yaris products.
The interior will also be equipped with “a GR leather-trimmed steering wheel and unique gauge cluster” as you can see in a person of the photographs underneath, there are some nice sports activities seats as well.
There will be a GR Corolla Launch Version which “pours on the specifics even even further with a forged carbon-fibre roof, vented hood, matte-black 18-in. wheels and upgraded Ultrasuede® and artificial leather-based-trimmed seats”. This start edition will also aspect entrance and rear Torsen® limited-slip differential for a far better grip although upgraded performance brakes assistance you dig into corners.