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2022 limited GRMN Yaris is lighter and wider, offers upgrade parts for existing GR owners

Just debuted yesterday at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022, Toyota’s latest GRMN Yaris is the company’s most extreme and limited GR Yaris on sale now. Here’s the deal, it involves some luck as only 500 units will be offered and customers are picked through a lottery system. These lucky buyers will be informed in March via official GR Garages in Japan.

But that’s not all with this whole GRMN effort.

For the adventurous, there are 2, even more special GRMN Yaris add ons, in the form of the GRMN Circuit package and GRMN Rally Package. Both of which will be limited to 50 cars.

Also, good news for existing GR Yaris owners as some of these parts from the GRMN programme can be purchased to fit their own cars.

What’s different about the GRMN Yaris

  • Nickname: “GRMN Yaris”
  • Vehicle Registration name: “GR Yaris GRMN”
  • 20kg lighter
  • Mechanical LSD front and rear replace standard Torsen
  • Reinforced 3 puck clutch and pressure plate
  • Close ratio 6 speed manual box
  • 10mm wider, 10mm lower
  • CFRP vented hood, roof, and rear spoiler
  • 545 additional spot welds
  • More structural bonding adhesive
  • Rear cabin reinforcement brace
  • No rear seats
  • No touchscreen infotainment
  • Recaro bucket front seats with side airbags
  • Alcantara steering wheel, gear knob, handbrake
  • GR badges replaced with GRMN branding

The GRMN Circuit Package & Rally Package adds on:

  • 18″ BBS wheels
  • 18″ brake discs
  • CFRP Swan neck rear wing
  • Front splitter, side skirts
  • Bilstein adjustable shocks
  • Matte Steel paint

Prices:

  • GRMN Circuit Package: 8.467 million yen (RM310K)
  • GRMN Rally Package: 8,378,764 yen (RM308K)
  • GRMN Yaris: 7.317 million yen (RM268K)

The Goodies:

GRMN Yaris “Circuit package”

GRMN Yaris “Rally package

RECARO full bucket seats with side airbags

BBS GRMN dedicated 18-inch wheels

Carbon (twill weave CFRP) PartsReinforcement brace for body of vehicleBilstein adjustable shocks

 

Provision Method Content
Update Program*7 Conducted as necessary at GR Garage
  • Technology refined in the field of motorsports will be provided using additional parts and software updates.
  • Engine strengthening, driving control improvement, etc.
Personalization Program*7 Driving data is analyzed at designated venues, such as circuits nationwide, and customization is done at the GR Garage
  • Individually tailored customization conducted by analyzing customer driving data. Car tailored to be a partner, moving as naturally as the driver’s hands and feet.
  • In addition to software like steering control, engine control, and drive distribution, hardware including shock absorber damping force, spring rate and aerodynamic components will be carefully optimized.

 

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices
Price range: 7,317,000 yen to 8,467,000 yen*9
Main Additional Parts Type Price
(Japanese yen)
GRMN Yaris None 7,317,000
Circuit Package
  • BBS GRMN dedicated 18-inch wheels
  • 18-inch brakes
  • Bilstein® shock absorber with adjustable damping force
  • Carbon (twill weave CFRP) Rear spoiler
  • Side skirt
  • Lip spoiler
  • (Please see the product website for details)
Manufacturer’s option 8,467,000
Rally Package*10
  • GR shock absorber & short stabilizer link set
  • GR under guard set
  • GR roll bar (with side bar)
Dealer option (Individual parts can be selected at time of purchase) 8,378,764*11
Comparison between GRMN Yaris and GR Yaris RZ “High Performance”*12
“Circuit package” GRMN Yaris “Rally package” RZ “High performance”
Size Length (mm) 4,030 3,995
Width (mm) 1,815 1,805
Height (mm) 1,475 1,455
W/B (mm) 2,560
Tread (Front/Rear) (mm) 1,535/1,570 1,540/1,570 1,535/1,565
Minimum ground clearance (mm) 120 130
Occupancy (passengers) 2 4
Vehicle weight (kg) 1,260 1,250 Depends on selected DOP 1,280
Minimum turning radius (m) 5.7 6.0 5.3
Engine Type In-line three-cylinder intercooler turbo
Displacement (liters) 1.618
Maximum output kW (PS)/r.p.m. 200(272)/6,500
Maximum torque N・m (kgf・m)/r.p.m. 390(39.8)/3,200~4,000 370(37.7)/3,000~4,600
Fuel tank capacity (liters) 50
Mechanism Transmission 6-speed manual transmission (iMT)/Close-ratio gears + low geared final 6-speed manual transmission (iMT)
Gear ratio 1/2/3/4/5/6/Reverse/final 3.214/2.238/1.592/1.162/1.081/0.902/3.557/4.250 3.538/2.238/1.535/1.162/1.081/0.902/3.831/3.941
Clutch 9.5-inch dual-mass flywheel reinforced metal clutch 9.5-inch dual-mass flywheel
Driveline Four-wheel drive
Limited slip differential Mechanical (front/back) Torsen (front/back)

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why would anyone buy auto with those weak looking seats? The Rally package manual is probably the only way to go!