Toyota Corolla BTCC makes track debut

A month before the start of the British Touring Car Championship, Team Toyota GB and Speedworks Motorsport completed the first real-world test of the new Toyota Corolla Sport BTCC at the Oulton Park circuit (UK).The car was driven by Tom Ingram (25), a young but experienced driver who already has two championship titles and nine BTCC victories under his belt.After testing the driver stated: "This was a really positive day ...

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Toyota Starlet GT Turbo VS Renault Clio 16S

In this rivalry, we compare two B-Segment hot hatches from the 90s with similar specifications but very different characters - the Toyota Starlet GT Turbo (P80) and the Renault Clio I 16S. The Japanese pocket rocket had a turbocharged 1.3 liter engine in contrast with the French contestant with a naturally aspirated 1.8 liter unit, however their power and torque figures were almost identical. Both cars were designed for performance, offering ...

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TRD and Modellista parts for Toyota Prius

TRD and Modellista unveiled a series of upgrades for the facelifted Toyota Prius that will debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. Although both companies did their best to make the hybrid look more interesting, the design remains controversial with overly aggressive details that don't really match the character and the performance of the car, even though that kind of visual upgrades are very popular in Japan.As a reminder, the updated ...

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Missed Opportunities: Toyota Corolla E110

We love hot hatches because they combine driving pleasure with every day practicality in an affordable package. Despite the popularity of the hot hatch market, not all companies share our excitement. In the "Missed Opportunities" articles, we are going to talk about hatchbacks that never got the "h0t" version they certainly deserved. What did we get? The 8th generation of the Toyota Corolla launched in 1995 (Japan) with other markets following in 1997 and 1998.The ...

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Toyota Corolla concepts at SEMA

Toyota launched several hot hatch concepts based on the new Corolla at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. Let's admire them one by one, until we wait for the official hot hatch version of the Corolla which is probably coming in the near future.Super Street Automotive media network - Super Street - built this unique Corolla with bright red paint, red neon lighting, lowered suspension, black coloured Volk Racing ...

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Toyota Yaris GR Sport unveiled for the European market

Toyota announced a sporty version of the five door Yaris that will debut at the Paris Motor Show and will go on sale towards the end of the year in Europe. The new Yaris GR Sport offers improved driving dynamics and design inspired by the limited production Toyota Yaris GRMN hot hatch that was unveiled last year.Under the bonnet there is the standard 1.5 liter hybrid electric powertrain combined with a CVT gearbox (unfortunately no ...

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