Toyota GR Yaris

Toyota GR Yaris Car News in the Philippines

  • 'Di lang facelift! 2024 Toyota GR Yaris gets more power, 8-speed auto

    The upcoming 2024 Toyota GR Yaris hot hatchback will be launched in Japan sometime next year. Japanese automotive publication BestCarWeb reported that the little three-door will get a facelift, which includes new LED headlights and LED daytime running lights. Keen observers will also note the canards on the bumper that help improve airflow. Out back, there are redesigned LED taillights and a larger tailgate spoiler, which will also aid in the updated GR Yaris’ performance. Inside, the 2024 Yaris

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Sep 27, 2023

  • A history of performance: A quick look at Toyota’s performance divisions in the Philippines

    Toyota Motor Corporation has a long and storied history of performance divisions. While the Japanese brand is known for the reliability and durability of its products, it has also dabbled in the performance and motorsports segments. The Japanese automaker has joined several prestigious races in its history, which include the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Super GT, and the World Rally Championship. While there are many legendary Toyota vehicles, we should mention its various performance and tuning div

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 17, 2023

  • Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup Philippines winners Reyes, Ang, Moreno to head to Asia Finals

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) concluded the 2023 Toyota Gazoo Racing Gran Turismo Cup (TGR GT Cup) Philippines at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga. The sim racing series' National Finals were livestreamed during the second leg of the Vios Cup. Racers in the top Sporting Class battled for a slot in Team Philippines for the TGR GT Cup 2023 Asia Finals. The event had three tracks featuring three different cars. The first race had Trial Mountain as their designated course with the Toyot

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 13, 2023

  • Next-generation Toyota Tamaraw serves as pace car for Toyota GAZOO Racing Vios Cup Leg 2

    The Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) Vios Cup is back for more heart-pounding racing with Leg 2 on Sept. 9 to 10, 2023 at the Clark International Speedway (CIS) in Pampanga. The racing event is open to the public and admission is free. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) said in a September 2023 press statement that it welcomes race fans to immerse in this exciting celebration of fast cars and inspiring racing. The racing action will begin at 9:30 a.m. for those attending the event in person. TMP will also

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 8, 2023

  • For the love of cars: Why Akio Toyoda's Philippine visit matters

    Toyota Motor Philippines celebrated its 35th year in the country with a bang this past week. With Toyota Motor Corporation chair Akio Toyoda himself on hand to lead the festivities. It was a surreal moment personally seeing him with his outstretched arms, now an iconic pose for the 67-year-old when he made his speech. This man led the Toyota brand to number one status in the world. By combining his business insights with his innate passion for cars, Toyoda helped create a product lineup car buye

    Mikko DavidMikko David

    Aug 26, 2023

  • 2023 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival: A celebration of all things Toyota and Speed

    Toyota Motor Philippines has just celebrated its 35th anniversary in the country. To emphasize this momentous occasion for the Japanese brand, it held the 2024 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival, a celebration of all things Toyota and speed. The Japanese automaker held several displays and events at the festival to showcase its Gazoo Racing performance vehicles lineup. That said, we will discuss the highlights of the first day of Toyota’s anniversary celebration. Akio “Morizo” Toyoda strutting his stu

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 23, 2023

  • 5 reasons you should watch the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival on Aug. 23-24

    When you’re the number-one automaker in the Philippines and you’re celebrating your 35th anniversary, nothing less than the best will do. In the case of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), it’s kicking off over three decades of local operations with the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival, which will be held on Aug. 23 to 24, 2023 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. GAZOO Racing (GR) is the Japanese automaker’s motorsports division, producing not only championship-winning racing cars, but also high-perfor

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Aug 22, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: 2023 Toyota GR Corolla vs. 2023 Honda Civic Type R

    Despite the rise of electric vehicles, a strong market remains for non-electrified hot hatchbacks. These high-performance machines combine savage performance with the practicality of a traditional hatchback. Put another way; these vehicles can offer immense driving pleasure on the race track while remaining usable for going to the supermarket. The “Land of the Rising Sun” currently has two hot hatches that have captivated the world’s imagination – the Honda Civic Type R and the Toyota GR Corolla

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Aug 14, 2023

  • Toyota chairman Akio 'Morizo' Toyoda coming to the Philippines, driving in Toyota Gazoo Racing Fest

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has something special planned for its 35th anniversary and the Gazoo Racing Festival. The Japanese automaker announced in a press statement that it is bringing in a heavy hitter – Toyota Motor Corporation chairman Akio “Morizo” Toyoda will be attending the event from Aug. 23 to 24, 2023 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. Morizo, who Toyota calls its "master driver," is also an accomplished racing driver who helped develop many of Toyota's Gazoo Racing (GR) models

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 8, 2023

  • FULL REVIEW: 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5 -- The definitive, undistilled hot hatch

    Disclosure: Honda Cars Philippines Inc. kindly lent me a 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5 for nine days. It arrived with a full tank of fuel and loaded RFID cards. AutoFun Philippines paid for additional fuel, toll, and a carwash. The word “legend” gets thrown around an awful lot nowadays. Social media is awash with so-called legends, supposedly because they achieved some incredible metric online (a gazillion followers/subscribers) or for some insane (and often extremely dangerous) act. A little etym

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jul 12, 2023

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