With 257 horsepower connected tap, the Toyota GR Yaris is simply a veritable pouch rocket. In Japan, it's somewhat much almighty by packing 268 hp from its turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. The same G16E-GTS portion is besides recovered successful the GR Corolla wherever it produces 300 hp. In an effort to compression retired a ludicrous magnitude of powerfulness from the small three-pot mill, Powertune Australia has heavy revised the motor to lucifer 1 of the newest supercars – the McLaren 750S.
The three-pot has been massaged to present a monolithic 741 horsepower (740.9 hp to beryllium exact) astatine 8,117 rpm. It produces a whopping 462 hp per liter portion retaining the archetypal crank, pistons, and rods. Contacted by CarBuzz, the New South Wales-based aftermarket specializer said they've fitted a Garrett G30-770 turbocharger, a beefier caput gasket, an Akrapovic exhaust system, a caller intercooler, and a customized turbo exhaust manifold. To marque everything enactment successful harmony, there's a caller Motec ECU.
While the modular GR Yaris routes its powerfulness to the all-wheel-drive strategy via a six-speed manual gearbox, this small beast has an X-Shift sequential transmission with an aftermarket clutch. Side enactment – Toyota has been investigating for a portion an eight-speed, torque-converter automatic successful a prototype but it hasn't been launched yet.
This small devil nicknamed "Rodent" has already been subjected to implicit 30 dyno runs without immoderate issues. Powertune Australia has been dissecting the three-cylinder motor for much than a year, truthful it's harmless to accidental it knows conscionable astir everything determination is to cognize astir the G16E-GTS. Having this overmuch powerfulness successful a tiny AWD car that weighs lone 1,280 kilograms (2,822 pounds) successful banal signifier sounds similar a batch of fun.
If you're wondering who owns this car, the modded Toyota GR Yaris belongs to Peter Freedman, the laminitis of Røde Microphones.