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Sporty and jubileummodel debut in Paris

September 14, 2018

Ellen Kole

With the new versions GR Sport and Y20 is the thoroughly redesigned Yaris even more attractive. In Paris you can the sports and the jubileumversie for the first time.

Since Toyota last year, the Yaris under the skin quite has tackled, ” he only more fun. After the opgeleukte Design Sport now appears a really sporty version, the GR Sport with a technique derived from rallyteam Toyota Gazoo Racing. Furthermore, this sporty hatchback also genes of the ‘hot hatch’ Yaris GRMN, of which we are this weekend an extended driving test to publish.

Compared to the standard Yaris is the ground clearance at the GR Sport with 11 mm narrowed, the space between wheels and wheel arches is reduced, the suspension is modified, and the dampers also. By the number of options to limit the weight of the GR Sport only 5 kg more than the regular Yaris. In the Netherlands, appears the five-door Yaris GR Sport the beginning of 2019 on the market as a 1.5 hybrid.

The appearance of this first European model of Toyota’s sporty G-label is inspired by the Yaris GRMN, in the interior dominate the Gazoo Racing features. We call the black details (roof, dark atlas mirror covers, front fog lamp), rear spoiler, privacy glass, sports seats with dark grey ultrasu├Ęde trim, driespaaksstuurwiel and silver interieuraccenten.


Mid-december arrives the Yaris Y20 in the showroom, an anniversary model that Toyota celebrates 20 years ago, the compact model debuted at the Paris motor show – the place where the new Yaris models now for the first time. First, the Y20 as ‘1998 Launch Edition’ is offered, with gold lacquer just like the show models from that year. However, this intro-edition now a grey roof.

Then follow the regular Y20-circulation, in both single and bi-tone colors will be available. Accents on the Y20-body (stootlijsten, wheels, frame, front fog lights, mirrors) come in dark grey, just like the centre console and the steering wheel in the car. The Yaris Y20 gets chrome interior and plaid fabric.

The Launch Edition will appear in Europe 1998 pieces. In total, two hundred; two to the Netherlands. As soon as the prices of the two new Yaris models, to be published, you can read that in this section.