Toyota GR Corolla

Toyota GR Corolla News in Malaysia

  • This Toyota GR Corolla is the world's first liquid hydrogen race car; faster refueling, longer range

    Just a year or so on after development began, Toyota has hit the track with a GR Corolla fueled by liquid hydrogen – marking the car's first public appearance, and the first time ever for a manufacturer's vehicle fueled as such to hit the racetrack. Having made its track debut on 23-February at Fuji Speedway, this GR Corolla is different because previous cars (like the one that raced in Buriram this past December) used gaseous hydrogen. This GR Corolla ran three sessions on the day, simulating r


    Mar 13, 2023

  • Toyota GR Corolla to get automatic option from in-development 8AT GR Yaris

    At the Australian launch of the Toyota GR Corolla, Chief Engineer Naoyuki Sakamoto told GoAuto that GR models like the GR Corolla and GR Yaris, which are currently available with a manual transmission only, could gain an automatic option. “It’s possible. We are testing an automatic transmission in the GR Yaris for the Japanese rally team,” said Sakamoto. “We have joined the rally series with a GR Yaris with automatic transmission, and with each rally if we find some issues, we improve it. Such k


    Mar 7, 2023

  • Scalpers not allowed! Toyota Australia to screen GR Corolla buyers before approving sale

    With prices of new cars increasing and demand also on the rise, plenty of hustlers are trying to make some profit by pricing their nearly-new purchases above the market price to get some willing buyers who will pay for anything just to get off a waiting list. Toyota Australia realises the existence of these price-gouging profiteers and is putting a stop to it for its most desirable model, the Toyota GR Corolla. The GR Corolla was just launched in Australia fairly recently and it is limited to ju

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    Mar 7, 2023

  • Review: Toyota GR Corolla - The enthusiast option for a one-car garage

    “You can’t have your cake and eat it too” is a common expression that basically means you can’t have it all. In the context of cars, you’d have to make a trade-off between getting a family car and a sports car. Overview: Toyota GR Corolla Price RM 355,000 Segment C-segment Mega Hatch Engine 1.6L turbo 3-cylinder Transmission 6-speed MT Power 300 PS @ 6,500 rpm Torque 370 Nm @ 3,000 - 5,550 rpm Origin CBU, Japan Plenty of cars have attempted to prove it wrong and mostly succeeded. We’re talking a


    Feb 23, 2023

  • Yours for only RM 355k: Toyota GR Corolla launched in Malaysia - 300 PS/370 Nm, 6MT

    The Toyota GR Corolla is officially launched in Malaysia alongside the Toyota GR86 and the Toyota GR Supra 6MT, priced at RM 355,000. Like in the Toyota GR Yaris, the GR Corolla gets the same G16E-GTS 1.6-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, but revised to output 300 PS and 370 Nm – a healthy 39 PS and 10 Nm increase over the GR Yaris. Though the GR Corolla is heavier, coming in at 1,475 kg (GR Yaris weighs 1,280 kg). Power is sent to all four wheels via an old-school 6-speed manual tran


    Feb 17, 2023

  • Performance cars launching in Malaysia in 2023 - From GR Corolla to 992 GT3 RS

    In the midst of the EV movement in Malaysia, there is still a number of upcoming models that will get petrol heads excited for in 2023. These are the fire-breathing hot hatches, two-door sports cars, etc. So, let us jump right into it. 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan Order books for the 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan have been open since October last year, with an estimated price between RM 650k to RM 750k. The compact powerhouse pumps out 400 PS/500 Nm from its turbocharged 2.5-litre inline-five, mated to a 7-speed d


    Feb 11, 2023

  • No sign of FL5 Honda Civic Type R yet but is that a Toyota GR Corolla? UMWT to launch 5 models in Malaysia next week

    Toyota to launch 5 GR / GR Sport models in Malaysia on 17-February Toyota GR Corolla and Toyota GR86 are confirmed Toyota GR Supra is also hinted, likely to be the new 6MT variant Silhouette of Toyota Hilux and Toyota Corolla Cross also shown, likely to be dressed up GR Sport variants While we wait for Honda Malaysia to make an announcement on the launch of the FL5 Honda Civic Type R, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has jumped ahead to announce that it will be launching 5 new GR / GR Sport models next w


    Feb 10, 2023

  • EV is not the only future as Toyota showcased multiple pathway efforts towards carbon neutrality

    Mr. Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, who is also the founder and team owner of Rookie Racing, as well as a racer under the name “Morizo” led the team to participate in the Idemitsu 1500 Super Endurance 2022 (Thailand 25H Endurance Race). Held at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand from December 17 to 18, 2022, the team participated with the ORC Rookie GR Corolla H2 concept, a hydrogen engine vehicle, and the ORC Rookie GR86 CNF Concept, a carbon-neutral (CN) fuel vehic


    Dec 23, 2022

  • Pushing carbon neutrality in Asia, Toyota is endurance racing a hydrogen-powered GR Corolla in Thailand this week

    Endurance racing is perhaps one of the toughest proving grounds for any car – ask Toyota, they'll know. But they prove instrumental in advancing technologies, more so when it comes to new forms of propulsion like hydrogen and synthetic, carbon neutral (CN) fuel. Toyota will be testing both out by participating in this weekend's (17- to 18-December 2022) 25-hour Idemitsu 1500 Super Endurance race at Chang International Circuit, Buriram, Thailand. Through Rookie Racing, they will field their ORC R


    Dec 12, 2022

  • Get your cheque books ready, UMW Toyota confirms GR Corolla, GR86 and GR Supra MT for 2023

    It’s a not so open secret, but UMW Toyota Motor has just confirmed the company will be launching 3 high performance GR models in 2023. The first on the list is the Toyota GR 86, suggesting that this will be the first of the trio to be launched. The second generation of the Toyota-Subaru now wears the GR badge. Its Subaru twin is currently sold by TC Subaru for RM 249,000 but historically, the Toyota-badged twin will command a higher premium, so expect prices for the new 86, now a 2.4-litre model


    Dec 5, 2022

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