Yaris Hybrid-R Breaks Cover With New Details

While the Toyota Yaris is about as far from a sports car as you can get these days, it is the model Toyota choose to debut a new performance-hybrid drivetrain. The Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R uses a 1.6 liter four-cylinder GRE (Global Racing Engine) mated to a pair of electric motors to deliver an all-wheel drive sports car in an econobox platform. It’s a bit baffling if you ask me.

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Toyota Hybrid-R Concept Could Be A 400-Horsepower Yaris…?

At next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Toyota will roll out a new performance concept called the Hybrid-R. The latest teaser reveals that the concept will have around 400 horsepower and be based on a current production model. And judging from the teaser shot, that model is probably a…Yaris.

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Toyota Teases Hybrid-R Concept For Street And Track

Thanks to cars like the GT86/Scion FR-S and the record-setting P002 electric race car, Toyota has started to rekindle a passion for performance that helped them climb to the top of the sales charts. Coming next month is the Hybrid-R sports car concept that is the product of those passions.

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