Toyota Brazil confirms new Corolla GR incubator on social media

Toyota Brazil confirms new Corolla GR incubator on social media

This Toyota Confirm the arrival of the hatch Corolla GR to Brazil. The brand has just posted on its social networks unprecedented images of models in the country. In the title, the company confirmed a 2023 debut. The hatch, which will also be sold in Europe and North America, has received updates from sports division Gazoo Racing.Therefore, the new Corolla GR will be Honda Civic Type Ralso confirmed for Brazil.

According to reports car magazine, in addition to looks, hatching will have a very spicy reaction.This is thanks to 1.6 turbo engine Three-cylinder gasoline engine, already in Yaris GR. On the Corolla, however, it brought changes and received the “G16E-GTS” designation.As a result, it generates 304 hp and 37.7 mkgf of torque. The transmission will be a six-speed manual.

It’s worth mentioning that the mid-hatch brings several items that guarantee a sporty response. In this sense, the GR-Four all-wheel drive, also on the Yaris GR, also cooperates. Overall, the system is adjustable in terms of power transfer between the front and rear axles. Options are 60-40, 50-50 and 30-70. That is, the torque distribution can vary according to the driver’s preference.


other modifications

So far, Toyota has not released performance figures for the sports hatchback. However, the car also brings reinforcements to the structure of the TNGA-C platform. As well as brakes and suspension. Therefore, according to the brand, the behavior on different terrains has improved. Likewise, cornering stability has improved. Finally, Toyota installed a hood and panels made of aluminum. As a result, the total weight of the car is 1,474 kg.

sturdy design

In addition to a more aggressive proposal, the hatch also gets a modern look, along with other models in the GR range. Up front, the highlight is the hood with creases and rich lines. The bumper is new, and the larger grille has a honeycomb design. There is also a large air intake.

On the side, striking are the 18-inch light-alloy wheels with a gloss black finish. According to Toyota, the tires are Michelin Pilot Sport 4 235/40 R18. There are even skirts with the “GR-Four” logo. At the rear, in addition to the spoiler, the brand has installed new exhaust outlets and a diffuser integrated into the bumper.

Inside the cabin, the GR Corolla is a delight. The seats are sporty, with grey seams and a ‘GR’ logo engraved on the headrests. The steering wheel is new and the gear lever is short. Another highlight is the sound system with six speakers. The cabin is also equipped with an inductive phone charger and a multimedia center with an 8-inch screen. The one on the digital panel is 12.3”.

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Embedded Technology

The list of GR Corolla features is extensive. In addition, it brings driver assistance technology. In this sense, Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. And Unintentional Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Lane Following. There’s also dynamic cruise control, automatic high beams and traffic signal assist.

Additionally, the package includes blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic and off-ramp assist. Another interesting item is the one-year Toyota Safety Connect subscription waiver. So the car offers automatic collision notification, emergency and roadside assistance. In addition, there are services for locating stolen and stolen vehicles.


price for the few

Currently, Toyota has not disclosed pricing information. In the U.S., however, the hatch sells for around $35,000. That is, about 170,000 reais directly converted, excluding taxes. In the North American market, there will be a version of this model. Entries will be Core Edition and Top Edition, Circuit Edition.

Anyway, in Brazil, the price of the Corolla GR incubator should be higher. Therefore, the table is expected to be in the range of R$ 250,000.

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