Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
4 minute read
7 Sep 2021
7:58 am

GR Yaris will forever change the way you look at Toyota

Mark Jones

This mean hatchback goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds and hustles around corners like a rally car.

From every angle, the GR Yaris looks feisty and angry.

Meet the Toyota GR Yaris, a pukka World Rally Championship (WRC) inspired car that ticks all the right boxes … and then some. You have racing heritage, ground up design, and a powerful turbocharged engine riding on all four wheels to bring you the most fun drive of 2021. The crazy part is that I am talking about a Toyota here. That’s right, a Toyota from the people that bring you the world’s most reliable transport ... and the Camry. Except, this GR Yaris hot hatch comes via Toyota’s Gazoo Racing and Tommi Mäkinen Racing, Toyota’s partner in the WRC,...