Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
5 minute read
9 Oct 2021
8:00 am

WATCH: Toyota GR Yaris ‘funnerer’ than other pocket rockets

Jaco Van Der Merwe

The nameplate associated with the car in your auntie’s garage has been transformed into a brute of a ride.

There is nothing mundane about how the GR Yaris looks.

Remember those epic television ads about the laaitie boasting that his dad’s Hilux was “tougherer” than those of his schoolmates’ fathers? I’d say the Toyota GR Yaris warrants something similar. Only this time, it should involve girls discussing how much fun their mothers’ cars are. After the first have given testimony of how much fun she has in the back of her mom’s trusty’s old 1.0-litre Yaris, a Toyota GR Yaris powers slides around the corner in a puff of tyre smoke. As the first one’s jaw drops to the ground, she hears: “My mom’s Yaris is so much funnerer...