• The new Supra unveiled at Detroit.
    The new Supra unveiled at Detroit.
  • The Toyota MR2
    The Toyota MR2
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Toyota to make more performance cars

31st Jan 2019 7:00 am

The Japanese brand’s performance division, Gazoo Racing, is working on new models, possibly including a new MR2.

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Toyota recently unveiled its new Supra at the Detroit motor show, a sportscar that was co-developed by the company’s performance division, Gazoo Racing (GR), in conjunction with BMW. It seems that the GR Supra was only the start, as there are plans to create an entire range of performance vehicles under the GR nameplate.

Toyota has not announced any specific models that will be part of the GR performance line-up but speculation suggests that the GT86, and the Yaris (as it is used in World Rally Cross) and Corolla hatchbacks (to compete with the Honda Civic Type R and VW Golf GTi in Europe) will be likely contenders.

A few months back we had reported the possibility of Toyota bringing back the MR2 as an electric sportscar. It is very likely that if they do revive the MR2, the GR division will have a hand in developing it, just like the new Supra.

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