Toyota is turning back to the World Rally Championship in 2017 with the Yaris WRC. The race car has been developed and manufactured entirely by Toyota’s technical center in Cologne. With Toyota in the next two years making progress tests so as to be 100% ready in 2017.
The Yaris WRC has already completed a preliminary testing program on tarmac and gravel roads throughout Europe. It is equipped with a turbo 1.6 liter engine producing more than 300 hp with 420 Nm of torque combined with a 6-speed sequential gearbox. One of the drivers of the car is the 27-year-old Eric Camilli.