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2021 Toyota GR Yaris Rallye launch review

The Toyota GR Yaris is the hot hatch of the moment, but there are two models – and we reckon this is the real one. Here’s why.

Behind the scenes of the world's first factory-backed GR Yaris rally car

A group of five shuffle alongside a hugely modified Toyota GR Yaris. "It's no different from building a V8 Supercar," says Neal Bates, boss and owner of factory-backed Toyota motorsport outfit Neal Bates Motorsport. "Look at how many people there are here, one... two... five I think? Not bad, considering the output...

A quick guide to vehicle coatings.

Australia has one of the highest ultraviolet (UV) indexes in the world. Overexposure to high levels of UV is dangerous – be it to humans, natural materials, and even man-made finishes like your vehicle's paint. Modern surface technology has come a long way in recent years, especially in terms of protective coatings...

2021 Toyota GR Yaris review

We've studied the GR Yaris in light of its initial $39,990 drive-away price, but now we take a look with the lens of the full retail price for the second batch.

Project Cars: 2020 Toyota GR Yaris – Delivery

This project car diary starts a touch differently – with the story of its delivery. It was a good Christmas for my son and I, who'd both been waiting patiently for our Toyota GR Yaris. It took precisely 84 days to arrive, from placing the order with Ryde Toyota on September 22, to delivery, on December 15...

2020 Toyota GR Yaris review

Is the hype real?

REVISIT: 2020 Toyota GR Yaris review: Preview drive

NOTE: Toyota recently announced local pricing for the GR Yaris, which has turned the anticipation up a notch for the exciting micro hot-hatch. Thinking of putting an order in? Re-read our prototype review to reacquaint yourself with the GR Yaris! All early-access figures and speculative pricing below are based on information provided at the preview event...

2019 Toyota Yaris GRMN review

Toyota jumps from whitegoods to wow-factor with the Yaris GRMN. It's a bit of a science experiment right now, but potentially points the way for future Toyota hot hatches.