Pocket rocket

Rally-bred GR Yaris is Toyota's most radical racer, equipped with the world's most powerful three-cylinder engine

ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

If anyone accuses Toyota of being staid and boring, show him the GR Yaris, a manic rally-bred two-door, three-cylinder, four-wheel, six-speed manual.

It follows a string of sizzlers such as the Toyota Supra sportscar, the Lexus LC500 grand tourer, the Lexus LFA supercar and the Toyota GT-86, whose successor will arrive by the middle of next year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2021, with the headline 'Pocket rocket'. Subscribe