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Toyota Has Just Launched 5 Jaw-Dropping Gazoo Racing Models & M’sians Are in Awe! Here’s Why

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Source: Toyota Malaysia

Car enthusiasts, hear us out! Whether you’re searching for your dream car or embracing your passion for motorsport, we have exciting news for you: 

Today (17th Feb), UMW Toyota is launching not one, not two, but FIVE Gazoo Racing cars in Malaysia! 

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In case you didn’t know, Toyota Gazoo Racing (GR) is a line of performance sports cars that is committed to producing “ever-better” cars. By pushing every limit, Toyota strives to marry new technologies with solutions while building tomorrow’s cars.  

Without further ado, let’s dive into the newly launched Toyota GR cars! From outstanding performance to advanced safety features, rest assured that these cars will NEVER disappoint. 

 

1. GR Supra: for those with a need for speed

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Truly an enthusiast’s delight, GR Supra now comes in two variants: the usual 8 Speed Automatic Transmission and the brand-new 6 Speed Manual Transmission. This model flaunts these fun-to-drive features: 

  • Performance and handling: 
    • It can go from 0-100km/h in 4.1 seconds with a 250km/h top speed 
    • 50:50 front-to-rear weight distribution for the hardest corners
    • Low centre of gravity
  • Safety and driver-assistance features:
    • Blind Spot Monitor 
    • Lane Departure and Rear-Cross Traffic Alerts
    • Automated High-Beams and Emergency Braking 
  • Interior features: 
    • 8.8” Multimedia System and Head-Up Display
    • 12 JBL Premium Sound System for immersive music blasts 
    • Two driving modes: Sports and Normal to suit your daily needs

If you’re all about unique styles, you’ll definitely love the new 19” alloy wheels design!

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2. GR 86: the best handling car

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For the most affordable sports-car entertainment, look no further than the GR 86 which offers 6 Speed Automatic and Manual Transmissions! Designed to elevate the joy of driving, this model offers many notable features:

  • Performance and handling: 
    • It can go from 0-100 km/h in 6 seconds 
    • Front Engine Rear Wheel Drive for the best handling characteristics
    • Weighs just 1,276 kg with a 50:50 weight distribution
  • Safety and driver-assistance features:
    • Pre-Collision Braking System and Throttle Management
    • Adaptive Cruise Control Lead Vehicle Start Alert 
    • Lane Departure Warning with Sway Warning
    • Rear Parking Sonar with Automatic Reverse Braking
  • Interior features: 
    • 8” Touch Screen Display with Android Auto Apple CarPlay 
    • 6 speakers for a comprehensive music experience
    • 7” Digital Gauge Cluster with three Mode Design Figures
    • Dual Zone with Digital Air Conditioner Design Knob

Having resolved the torque dip issue in GT 86, this model is arguably the most-improved sports car of all time! 

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3. GR Corolla: a racer-inspired hot hatch

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Unleash your inner racer with GR Corolla featuring 6 Speed Manual Transmission with Auto Rev Match! Its most amazing specs include: 

  • Performance and handling:
    • GR-Four All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) System:
      • 50/50 (Track Mode): for maximum racing traction
      • 30/70: for drifting antics 
      • 60/40: for everyday driving
    • Uses Yokohama Advan tires on 18” Alloy wheels
    • Retuned springs, dampers, and anti-roll bars
  • Safety and driver-assistance features:
    • Latest Toyota Safety Sense 3.0
    • Lane Departure Alert
    • Lane Keeping and Tracing Assist 
    • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Interior features:
    • 12” Multi Info Display
    • 9” Display Audio with AACP for all smartphones 
    • Forged carbon fiber roof, sporty rear spoiler, and vented hood

If you absolutely love driving, rest assured that this car delivers everything thrill seekers are looking for!

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4. Corolla Cross GR Sport: charming in all the right places

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Though style is subjective, one can never resist the charming Corolla Cross GR Sport that comes with an enhanced exterior! Flaunting its satin faux skid plates, LED taillights, black hexagonal grille, bespoke front bumpers and MORE, this crossover SUV is anything but boring:  

  • Performance and handling: 
    • Automatic 7-Speed E-CVT with Shift Lock
    • Best-in-class turning radius of 5.2m
    • 18° approach angle for urban roads with large speed bumps
    • TNGA Platform: enhanced stability, agility and visibility
  • Safety and driver-assistance features:
    • Pre-Collision Alert and Automated Braking
    • Lane Departure Alert and Lane Tracing Assist
    • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control for all speeds
    • Blindspot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
    • 3D Panoramic View Monitor for tight spaces
  • Interior features: 
    • Automated Air Conditioning
    • 9″ Touchscreen Display Audio with AACP connectivity 
    • Front and rear digital video recorders
    • Rear seats with a 6° recline angle for the most comfortable posture

Thanks to its powerful electric motors, this fuel-saving car is perfect for  quiet drives in the city. 

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5. Hilux GR Sport: when tough meets style

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Yes, you read that right—the legendary Hilux finally joins the GR family with 6 Speed Automatic Transmission! Expect super stylish 18″ Alloy Rims, a sporty bumper, signature red and black decal and many other amazing features: 

  • Performance and handling: 
    • New Monotube Damper Suspension for difficult corners  
    • Auto Limited-Slip Differential (LSD) for maximum traction 
    • Electronic Common-Rail Fuel Injection to increase fuel efficiency 
  • Safety and driver-assistance features:
    • Hill-Start Assist, Downhill Assist, and Trailer Sway Controls
    • 360° Panoramic View Monitor 
    • Emergency Stop Signal and Brake Assist
    • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 
    • Lane Departure Alert with YAW Assist 
  • Interior features:
    • Two driving modes: Eco (fuel-saving) and Power (for maximised performance)
    • 9” Display Audio with AACP connectivity
    • Front and rear digital video recorders

Be it steep hills or muddy terrains, the Hilux GR Sport will speed through the most difficult routes without a flinch!

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If you’re the type of person who appreciates a sportier drive, you won’t go wrong with either one of these cars! But don’t take our word for it though, test drive the new line of Toyota GR cars at the nearest Toyota dealer today and experience it firsthand for yourself!

For the latest information about the awesome GR cars, visit Toyota’s official website. Don’t forget to follow Toyota on:

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