Toyota has registered a trademark for the “C-HR GR Sport” nameplate, suggesting the firm’s compact crossover will soon receive a sports activities-inspired trim-degree. The styling bundle will act as the flagship design for the conventional-concern C-HR array, presenting competitiveness for the Nissan Juke Tekna+ and Volkswagen T-Roc R-Line.
Like Toyota’s present Yaris GR Sport and Corolla GR Sport versions, the C-HR GR Sport will use the exact same mechanicals as the conventional C-HR crossover, but it’ll element a sporty exterior styling bundle inspired by the future general performance-centered 250bhp C-HR GR.
We be expecting that the jazzed-up GR Sport will launch later this yr. The design must be quite straightforward for Toyota to generate, as it demands only negligible alterations to the crossover’s system and interior. It must also establish to be as financially rewarding as the firm’s present GR Sport versions – the two of which have liked product sales results in the British isles.
Revisions in excess of the conventional-concern C-HR must include things like broader entrance and rear bumpers, further facet skirts, larger alloy wheels, privacy glass and a pair of LED headlamps. Like the Corolla GR Sport, customers must also get a pair of sports activities seats and a reupholstered interior.
As the C-HR GR Sport is a purely beauty trim bundle, it’ll be supplied with the crossover’s conventional array of engines. Purchasers will be supplied a decision of two 4-cylinder hybrid powertrains – possibly a 120bhp one.eight-litre or a 181bhp 2.-litre unit.
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