As stated by the president and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Akio Toyoda , the different competitions in which Toyota Gazoo Racing participates, such as the Dakar Rally, the World Rally Championship and the WRC World Endurance Championship, among others They are the best test bench and allow the best street cars to be developed. This allows the brand to offer up to eight sports or sports trim models in its portfolio, an outstanding display so that drivers can feel first-hand everything that the Japanese manufacturer’s sports arm entails.
Specifically, there are five GR SPORT models available in Spain , the Yaris GR SPORT, the Corolla GR SPORT, the Corolla Touring Sports GR SPORT, the Toyota C-HR GR SPORT and the Hilux GR SPORT. These five models are distinguished, within their respective ranges, by their sporty design and specific equipment, being the most striking versions within the range of finishes for each model. But it is capable of going one step further. The maximum sportiness in the Toyota range comes from the hand of the GR models such as the GR86, the GR Yaris and the GR Supra. The first is a 2+2 coupé with a 234 hp boxer engine that will hit the market in the coming months to be the gateway to the GR range, while the GR Yaris is the sports car that has raised the most expectations in recent years and which has allowed Toyota to return to the world of one-make cups through the Toyota Gazoo Racing Iberian Cup. They are joined by the GR Supra, the legendary Toyota sports car whose fifth generation was launched in mid-2019.
Although the special versions of the manufacturer are not the best-selling models, they also mean that Toyota will close 2021 as the leader in sales to individuals, in the most important segment of the Spanish market, after registering almost 37,000 units. A leadership that it still manages to maintain in the two months that we have been in 2022. We break down the details of some of its most attractive models .