As Toyota plans to enter GT3 motorsport with the new Toyota GR GT3 concept, the Toyota GRMN Yaris receives an update for 2022.
These two models are exhibited at the world’s largest modified car exhibitions.
Toyota Gazoo Racing, the motorsport division of the Japanese automaker, showcased its new product line, which includes the Toyota GR GT3 Concept and Toyota GRMN Yaris, now on display at Tokyo Auto Salon 2022. While Toyota is considering entry into GT3 Motorsport With the new Toyota GR GT3 concept, the Toyota GRMN Yaris receives an update for 2022 that makes it thinner, stiffer and sharper. However, only 500 units will be built, and each is intended for the Japanese market only. These two models are exhibited at the world’s largest modified car exhibitions.
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Toyota GR GT3 Concept
Let’s talk about the Toyota GR GT3 Concept first. Toyota’s bespoke racing concept is not for the lightweight and will feature a serious punch not only on the track, but on the road as well, as it will also spawn a road legal version in the near future. come that sits above the Toyota Supra. in the company’s line-up.
Just like the Porsche 911 GT3, the Mercedes-AMG GT, the Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 and even the Bentley Continental GT3. All of these were ordered for the roads first and then tuned for the race track, and that’s exactly what the company will be doing with the GR GT3 concept. The only catch is that Toyota hasn’t revealed a timeline for its debut and won’t see it in the flesh for the foreseeable future.
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2022 Toyota GRMN Yaris
Then the refreshed Toyota GRMN Yaris, which is not only heavily updated for 2022, but also marks the return of the moniker for Japan. Toyota claims that the GRMN Yaris has undergone rigorous refinement with professional drivers as well as developed from its years of motorsport expertise.
Headlining the update, a stiffer suspension setup, a 20kg weight drop, a 10mm increase in width for improved aerodynamics, and a 10mm drop in height, resulting in a huge reduction in body roll when cornering. In addition, it uses mechanical LSD, a close-gear transmission, and a low final gear set, which has been improved through repeated “break-and-fasten”.
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