The sky’s the limit

Our pursuit of high performance in the WRC

After clinching the FIA World Rally Championship manufacturers’ title in 2018 and drivers' crown in 2019, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team continue to push the limits for better. Inspired by the motto ALL FOR WIN, Toyota enters the second half of the 2020 WRC Championship at the top the manufacturers’ table.

Ultimate training ground

Epic jumps, sensational slides and terrifying top speeds, the WRC is the ultimate vehicle test bed. After 17 years away, we are hungrier than ever to fight on the world’s most extreme roads, and achieve our goal of making ever-better cars for all.

“We are always working to make small improvements to make our car even better, and we go into this season with a lighter and more powerful car... I’m confident we can aim high again this season”
Tommi Mäkinen
(Team Principal)

Born to perform

The Yaris WRC is a new generation World Rally Car that incorporates a high-performance engine, intelligent 4WD system and finely-tuned aerodynamics. Fresh from championship success in 2019 and armed with the lessons of three years’ fierce competition, the 2020 Yaris WRC is ready to be pushed to the limit on the world’s most demanding rally stages.

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Engine:

1.6-litre, in-line 4-cylinder direct injection engine.

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Maximum power:

Over 380 PS - nearly twice the power of Yaris GRMN hot hatch

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Top speed:

201 kph (ratio specific) – geared for incredible acceleration and response

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Aerodynamics:

New front bumpers and fenders increase downforce and balance

All roads lead to better

Tarmac
Twisty turns, unforgiving roads and durable hard tyres. Lowered suspension is a must-have for high-speed events such as Tour de Corse.

Gravel
Rutted roads, rocky tracks and a range of tyre compounds. Raised gravel suspension is crucial for hot weather events such as Rally Mexico.

Snow
Frozen roads, snow banks and studded tyres. A loose-surface suspension setup is essential for sub-zero events such as Rally Sweden.

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NEW GR YARIS: BORN FROM WRC
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Developed with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Tommi Mäkinen Racing, the new GR Yaris brings leading motorsport technology and know-how to the road. Incorporating a powerful 1.6-litre 3-cylinder turbo engine, advanced GR-FOUR 4WD system and lightweight 3-door body, GR Yaris is born from WRC to exhilarate drivers every day on the roads they tackle.

Discover GR Yaris

Meet the team

Led by four-time world champion, Tommi Mäkinen, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team’s fast and experienced line-up is primed and ready to push the limits in 2020.

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Akio Toyoda

Team Chairman

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Tommi Mäkinen

Team Principal

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Car #1

Driver:  Sébastien Ogier

Country: France

Highlights: Six consecutive WRC titles (2013-2018)

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Car #1

Co-Driver: Julien Ingrassia

Country: France

Highlights: Six consecutive WRC titles (2013-2018)

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Car #2

Driver: Elfyn Evans

Country: UK

Highlights: First WRC victory Rally GB (2017)

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Car #2

Co-Driver: Scott Martin

Country: UK

Highlights: First WRC podium Rally Poland (Third 2016)

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Car #3

Driver: Kalle Rovanperä

Country: Finland

Highlights: WRC 2 Pro Champion (2019)

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Car #3

Co-Driver: Jonne Halttunen

Country: Finland

Highlights: WRC 2 Pro Champion (2019)

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