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Old 10-14-2021, 01:49 PM   #1176
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Sounds awesome from the inside, such a cool car.
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Old 10-14-2021, 02:22 PM   #1177
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"Best hot hatch if your focus is on performance"

MF'er. Yeah and Mexico gets it but the USA or Canada does not. Crock of diarrhea.

Insult to injury is the HU. That could easily be replaced with aftermarket. GRRRRRRR!

No mention of the diffs so the Mexican trim is probably just the standard GR4 and they don't get the circuit pack. Either way, a got damn shame.
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Old 10-27-2021, 08:17 AM   #1178
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We may be moving to Taiwan next year for 3 years, and the GR4 has been announced for Taiwan. Downside is we need to fit 4 of us, and it’s $65k!

How’s the back seat, lol?
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Old 11-05-2021, 12:11 PM   #1179
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Old 11-05-2021, 12:45 PM   #1180
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Lets pick the scab off and dump salt in the wound shall we?
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Old 11-05-2021, 04:48 PM   #1181
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Doesn't get any better with Harris and that production, fuc*king hell huh
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Old 11-05-2021, 05:15 PM   #1182
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not going to watch...
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Old 11-06-2021, 12:49 PM   #1183
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Don't. I just watched it, and I'm angry again.
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Old 11-06-2021, 02:07 PM   #1184
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Old 11-06-2021, 05:55 PM   #1185
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Hey Toyota of America in Plano TX, can you hear me? F U for not bringing this car to the United States. It's available in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and got damn Mexico but you can't bring it here? No you can bring it here. Quit being douches.
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Old 11-06-2021, 08:04 PM   #1186
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Saw that, and yep, disappointed and disgusted with Toyota NA (and US buying trends favoring trucks/SUVs/CUVs) all over again.
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Old 11-30-2021, 11:40 AM   #1188
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Old 11-30-2021, 11:40 AM   #1189
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https://global.toyota/en/newsroom/toyota/36440494.html

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will announce challenges for making ever-better motorsports-bred cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

World premiere of GR GT3 Concept and fully tuned model of the GR Yaris

Toyota City, Japan, January 7, 2022***8213;TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) will exhibit at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 customized car event held at the Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) for three days from January 14 to January 16, 2022.*

January 14: Open to media and industry insiders, January 15-16: Open to Public
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TGR strives to "offer ever-better motorsports-bred cars", and is participating in top categories such as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) along with domestic rallies and races. The technology and knowledge gained through these activities is used in the creation of new road cars.

This year's exhibition will feature the world premiere of the GR GT3 Concept, a racing-dedicated concept car that incorporates the knowledge and refined technologies TGR has gained in the field of motorsports, as well as the fully tuned model of the GR Yaris.

GR Yaris
Furthermore, as a way to communicate the appeal of motorsports, the GR010 HYBRID that won all races in 2021, the first year of Hypercar class of the WEC, and cars from domestic and international competitions such as the SUPER GT, Japanese SUPER FORMULA Championship and Japanese Rally Championship will be exhibited.

In addition to the exhibition cars listed above, some parts from the 2022 lineup of GR Heritage Parts for customers who truly love their vehicles will also be exhibited.

Further information regarding the exhibition cars and booths will be announced in due course, and the press conference scheduled on January 14, can be accessed from the following link.

The TGR booth will be operated with the utmost care to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your understanding and cooperation.



I think this is where we find out the exact engine specs of the GR Corolla.
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Old 01-07-2022, 10:53 AM   #1191
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Tesla is still faster.
what does that even mean. Has acceleration become the single most important measure of a sports car? When?

All of those cars are quicker than my 50 year old datsun. But I would rather drive it than any of them as to how it feels and drives. Pure numbers do not make for a great car. The GTR was a numbers generating machine, yet nobody loved that car. People were in awe of it and people talked about it, but never really loved it. Rather like the NSX. Further, the LFA was not the fastest thing made, but its character and charm and build quality have elevated it to a legend.
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Old 01-07-2022, 11:53 AM   #1192
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what does that even mean. Has acceleration become the single most important measure of a sports car? When?

All of those cars are quicker than my 50 year old datsun. But I would rather drive it than any of them as to how it feels and drives. Pure numbers do not make for a great car. The GTR was a numbers generating machine, yet nobody loved that car. People were in awe of it and people talked about it, but never really loved it. Rather like the NSX. Further, the LFA was not the fastest thing made, but its character and charm and build quality have elevated it to a legend.
Amen. And the obsession with horsepower and 0-60 has stolen awesome normally aspirated motors from us, like how BMW replaced the sweet 3.0L inline six with boring 4 cylinder turbos. People say it's mpg but that 3.0L when combined with the 8 speed ZF got just as good real world gas mileage as the turbo 4.
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Damn Quentin. What looks like a hopped up GR Yaris in that silhouette has me foaming at the mouf. F me.
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Old 01-07-2022, 04:48 PM   #1194
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Damn Quentin. What looks like a hopped up GR Yaris in that silhouette has me foaming at the mouf. F me.
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Only care if they are brought here and brought here in numbers that allow people to actually purchase.
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"Fully Tuned" GR Yaris hopefully translates to "Basic Tuned" GR Corolla.
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Old 01-08-2022, 06:47 PM   #1196
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Only care if they are brought here and brought here in numbers that allow people to actually purchase.
We can forget about it.
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Damn Quentin. What looks like a hopped up GR Yaris in that silhouette has me foaming at the mouf. F me.

Yea, there are a lot of cars I’m interested in, but if the GR Yaris were available here, it wouldn’t even be a question. I have some friends in Plano that were able to ride and drive one of the Mexico cars. They said it lived up to the hype.
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Yea, there are a lot of cars I’m interested in, but if the GR Yaris were available here, it wouldn’t even be a question. I have some friends in Plano that were able to ride and drive one of the Mexico cars. They said it lived up to the hype.
I’m not far from there and that knife wound still isn’t cauterized. So irritating to see something you’ve waited your whole automobile buying life come to fruition and get denied. But thems the breaks. GR Corolla, 86, Supra 6MT, Z, STi. What is it going to be? No clue but wish they’d release this **** so I can fixate, get my $ ready and get r done.
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Old 01-09-2022, 09:57 AM   #1199
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Yea, there are a lot of cars I'm interested in, but if the GR Yaris were available here, it wouldn't even be a question. I have some friends in Plano that were able to ride and drive one of the Mexico cars. They said it lived up to the hype.
Damn, that is such a tease. When you say "ride and drive one..". Exactly which model are you referring to? The Corolla GR? If so, does it have the same AWD setup as the GR Yaris??
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This is definitely a GR Yaris (3 door hatch) with some really nice aero modifications. However, here in NA I can already hear the "rice rocket" comments through a crowd of monkeys who think light to light and drag racing is the only that proves a car is fast.


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