Toyota has planned to return to the World Rally Championship (WRC) through the introduction of Yaris derived WRC race car for the year 2017. The Japanese automaker confirmed that it will come back to the FIA world rally competition through a Yaris WRC in 2017. The new 2017 Toyota Yaris WRC is a three-door hatchback and it is one among the most expected small compact cars on the market. Toyota has taken much effort to construct this car to be fast, supple and commanding no less than any other car enthusiasts like driving due to the power it can bring.
2017 Toyota Yaris WRC changes
The new Yaris WRC comes with the standard Yaris chassis with some modifications to the body force to guarantee a safe off-road driving. There are no marks of winding the body on hard off-road journeys and no hint of a wimpy little city compact car. Though small in size, it is a physically powerful car and it is no doubt that it can deliver an enjoyable ride. The body of the vehicle is richer by bigger wheels and a few spoilers to guarantee a safe off-road riding in the vehicle. The headlights of the car are strong and powerful to provide an immense view ahead. The red hood offers the vehicle a mean look and the black, gray, red, or white color stripes on the sides enhance the charm of the exterior look.
Toyota Yaris 2017 Interior
As the new 2017 Toyota Yaris is a World Rally Championship model, it will not come with much comfortable interior. Rigid seats and tough body with strengthened inside will offer the occupants a safe drive, but it will not be that much pleasant. The vehicle has every right to be used in the daily commuting, but it is not prepared for it. So, the new Toyota Yaris WRC 2017 is not a family car, but it is only an adrenaline sprint machine.
New Toyota Yaris WRC Specs, 0-60
The new Yaris WRC will be equipped with a turbo-charged 1.6-liter direct injection engine, which is capable of producing a maximum power of 300 HP @ 6,000 RPM and a torque of 310 pound-feet. It should be the beast itself and guarantee the exact amount of power delivered to the wheels of the compact car. This engine offers the car a smooth ride on gravel and tarmac surfaces. It accelerate from 0-60 mph for 3.7 seconds with top speed of 155 mph.
– 2015 Toyota Yaris
– 2015 Toyota Aygo
Price and the release date
The compact car for race 2017 Toyota Yaris WRC release date is expected to be during the first quarter of 2017, earlier than the WRC season commences. The price of the vehicle could not be found anywhere on the web. Sorry!
New 2017 Toyota Yaris WRC photos: