Toyota Yaris will be turned into a new 240-hp hot-hatch

April 1, 2015 at 6:05 pm

Toyota has plans to expand the family hatchback Yaris next generation due to the charged version with an engine capacity of about 240 forces. This is with reference to its own source said the publication Motoring.
As previously reported, the Japanese brand is going to return to the World Rally Championship in 2017 with a car built on a platform of Yaris. On the machine will use a 1.6-liter turbo four with power of 300 horsepower. The engine will be able to work with a six-speed sequential gearbox ZF.

Toyota Yaris 2016 picture

Toyota Yaris 2016 pics

To rally car could pass the homologation of the International Automobile Association (FIA) Toyota have to sell 2.5 thousand road cars, based at the rally car. At the same time, as the source of Motoring, civil hot-hatch will be equipped with two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine from the compact crossover Lexus NX 200t, where he develops 238 horsepower and 349 Nm of torque. The engine will be combined with dedicated six manual transmissions.

Toyota Yaris 2016 pics

Toyota Yaris 2016 image

It is expected that the standard hatchback Toyota Yaris new generation will be in 2016, and “charged” version will debut a year later. The main market for the new items will be Europe, where the cost of hot-hatch will be about 34 thousand euros.

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