Toyota’s Motorsport division develops affordable Yaris R1A rally car that will make its first public appearance in the ninth round of the WRC at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland from August 24 to 26. The new entry-level Yaris R1A rally car has been developed to comply with FIA R1A regulations that permit only limited performance modifications to production vehicles with engines up to 1.4-liters in displacement.
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The upgrade kit from Toyota includes racing exhaust and catalytic converter system, shorter final drive gear, motorsport suspension with adapted springs and adjustable ride height. The Toyota Yaris R1A also gains a comprehensive suite of safety features including a bolt-in roll cage, guards for sump, fuel tank and fuel lines, fire extinguishers, rally seats and safety harness plus power cut-off switch.
TMG said it is taking orders for the Toyota Yaris R1A now, with donor car and upgrade kit (excluding tax and installation) priced at approximately â‚¬22,500 or GBP 17,700.