Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) further engages in motorsport activities dedicated to customers and in fact promotes the development of ‘driver first’ cars and with the desire to supply cars to customers racing in the GT3 class, the pinnacle of motor sports for individuals , TGR presented the GR GT3 Concept.
As for the Yaris GR, by developing cars designed to compete in motorsport and not derived from production models, TGR intends to use the experience and technological baggage it has gathered thanks to its participation in different competitions to develop both class cars. GT3 which production cars and gods produce better and better racing models.
The new limited edition Yaris GRMN
Development of the Yaris GRMN began with Morizo - alias President Toyoda – desire to “deliver cars to customers that can be adapted tailored to the driver, as happens in motorsport“. The car will be built in just 500 units and will be available exclusively in Japan. The weight of the car has been reduced by approximately 20 kg, its total width has been increased by 10 mm, in order to increase the aerodynamics of the vehicle, and the height of the car has been reduced by 10 mm for a center of gravity. lower. The cars will only be available via a pre-order lottery for Japanese market customers.
The new Yaris GRMN was presented in preview at Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 on January 14. Sales of this new 500-unit limited edition model are expected to start around next summer. The GRMN Yaris is a fully tuned model of the GR Yaris that has undergone rigorous refinement with the help and work of professional drivers. In addition, a new program will be activated that will deliver customers to have their own vehicle and tailor-made personalization.
The car uses mechanical LSD, a close ratio gear transmission, which has been improved through several interventions. The GR Yaris has evolved into a car that can be driven faster and with more peace of mind, with improved braking force, grip, steering and performance based on feedback from professional drivers.
Additionally, through the two services and the House’s new upgrade and customization programs, Toyota will provide its customers “Cars that evolve rapidly and can be adapted to people”, just like in motorsports. The Yaris GRMN offers racing car enjoyment as continuous progress, achieving real-time model evolution for each race with the upgrade program and driving experiences that enhance performance by adapting the car to the driver with the program customization.
Toyota Yaris GRMN prices
The booking lottery is active on the TGR website and the cars will be sold at GR Garages nationwide next summer. In addition to the basic set-up, a Circuit Pack focused on road performance, offering a special Matte Steel exterior color and will be sold in a limited edition of 50 units.
Also, as a special dealer installed option that can be added to the base grade, a Rally Pack, composed of different elements aimed at improving driving performance on all road surfaces, based on the feedback of the All Japan Rally. The manufacturer’s recommended retail prices range from 7,317,000 yen to 8,467,000 yen (approximately between 55,000 and 65,000 euros).
Source: Virgilio Motori by motori.virgilio.it.
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