We already knew it, but it continues to be something exciting. Toyota returned to the World Rally Championship next season 2017. The last time the Japanese brand ran in this discipline was in the year 1999 and a Carlos Sainz was at the wheel of a Corolla WRC. For his return triumphant them things have changed and the car official will be the Toyota Yaris WRC that today you show. The debut will be at the Rally of Monte Carlo that gives start the 19 of January of 2017.
And is approaching a season’s WRC of it more exciting, with a new normative FIA and with the March of Volkswagen. He Yaris WRC, as the rest of vehicles, used an engine turbo of four cylinders and 1.6 litres that will develop more than 380 HP and 425 Nm of pair. It is linked to a six-speed sequential transmission which sends power to all four wheels. Also count with two differential mechanical and a differential central active.
That talking about the mechanical section. If speak of the appearance outside of the Toyota Yaris WRC have that say that is impressive. Is has sought improve to the maximum the aerodynamics and for this is have installed bumper of greater size and numerous takes of air that le dan an aspect aggressive. What is most striking is lagging behind, which boasts a huge spoiler in the ceiling and a prominent rear diffuser.
Team Toyota Gazoo Racing it will have a strong Finnish presence. Will have two cars competing in the WRC and the pilots official are nothing less that Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hanninen. The test pilot will be the winner of the last WRC2, Esapekka Lapp, while all of them count with the experience of Tommi Mäkinen as Team Manager. Is will have to face to some rival as the Ford Fiesta WRC that will be piloted by Sebastien Ogier.
Source – Toyota
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