Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way

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  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    Toyota’s GR sub-brand currently includes the Toyota GR Supra
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    And the Toyota GR86
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    There is a third model, the GR Yaris, but it’s not available here in the U.S.
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    The GR Yaris isn’t meant to come Stateside, but Toyota is planning more GR-branded cars for the U.S. market, and we’re not talking about SUVs
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    In an interview with Motor Trend,
    Toyota’s EVP of Sales in North America, Bob Carter said “I don't want to eliminate anything, but initially no. The importance is exhilarating driving.”
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    “When you go to SUVs you have higher center of gravities and it's just not conducive. Nothing is off the table, but initially you can expect it to be a car-based vehicle. There's still a market for that.”
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    The means the most likely candidate to get the GR treatment next is the Corolla Hatchback
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    Rumor has it that it’ll be powered by the same 1.6-liter Engine from the GR Yaris
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    But it will be tuned to deliver some 296 HP and 270 LB-FT
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    That’s 39 HP and 5 LB-FT more than the GR Yaris
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    It will compete against the Volkswagen Golf GTI with 228 HP and 258 LB-FT
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    They Hyundai Veloster N with 275 HP and 260 LB-FT
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    And the Honda Civic Type R with 305 HP and 295 LB-FT
  • Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way
    There’s no word on when we’ll see the next GR model, though, but Carter Suggests we’ll have more news in the next year, so we don’t have long to wait.
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