Toyota's 210HP Yaris Comes With New Technical Modifications, Will Be Ford Fiesta ST's Worst Nightmare

Jan 13, 2017 07:38 PM EST | Carl Anthony Teves

Planning to make its comeback to the World Rally Championship in 2017, Toyota will soon introduce a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback called Yaris on steroids. The Yaris hatchback was developed by the new Yaris rally team.

Toyota already released the cars first photos on Thursday and also announced that it will be equipped with a 210 horsepower. It will compete against the Famous Ford Motor Company Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo GTI.

Yaris will be equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. However, additional technical specifications still were not announced by the company.

Toyota's hot Yaris will be making its world debut on March 7 and will be held at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. The car will be debut together with Toyota's updated Yaris range getting its new design modifications that will include new front and rear styling and a next generation cabin. The car will also include a few modifications that will improve the car's handling and comfort.

The car will be receiving a more muscular-looking front bumper with a huge air dam, wheels will be designed with a strip of red trim, a roof-mounted spoiler, black mirror caps, and also a new bumper. Seventeen-inch alloy wheels wrapped by Bridgestone Potenza tires will add for more impressive looks.

Yaris released will also be the introduction of the Gazoo name, Toyota's global high-performance sub-brand vehicle. According to an online publication, they are seeing a possibility that the vehicle will be named as Yaris Gazoo.

Toyota will be displaying the Euro-spec of the Yaris in Switzerland. It has been announced that the U.S. spec model will be receiving the exact update for the 2018 model. However, it's not yet a guarantee that the vehicle will be making its debut in April at the New York Auto Show. But the question is, will the 210 hp beat the Ford Fiesta ST?|

 

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