Selasa, 07 Februari 2017

Toyota Yaris Facelift presented


It has recently not really looked at him, but the Toyota Yaris is available in its third generation since the end of 2011 in the European market. In 2014, there was the last major facelift, with the ominous (and rather omnipresent) X-design radiator grille coming to the Yaris front. Age and barbecue seem not to have hurt the little Japanese, because at least in Western Europe sales last year rose by 6.5 per cent to 208,000 units. Now, the polo-opponent for 2017 have been sent back to health. A more comprehensive safety package, more individualization options and a new 1.5-liter petrol engine will be added to the system for easy optical defusing. An unexpectedly sharp Sport-Yaris is also in the starting holes.

900 new parts
full 90 million euros invested in the Yaris-OP Toyota. The result is a stiff 900 new parts. The front now looks no longer X-haft, but there are new headlights and more deeply built aprons. At the rear, the Yaris is much easier to recognize, which is mainly due to the new and significantly larger taillights. In the higher equipment they will now be illuminated with LED technology. A very basic element for a small car in 2017 is that it can be customized to the needs of the individual. Toyota reacts with the possibility of a two-color painting. Say: If you want, get the roof, all the columns and the looking mirrors in the future also in contrasting black.

New TFT instrument display
inside there are the usual facelift ABC from new colors, seat covers and a few modified materials. Small tip: The ventilation nozzles look different now, the steering wheel carries a little piano lacquer and the instruments were modernized. Between the still analogue displays for speedometer and speedometer sits now thus a 4.2-inch TFT-Display. Oh yes, who decides for the two-color painting, the coordinated color combination then also in the interior. But much more important is: Toyota has saddled with the assistance systems neatly. The basic version now has the so-called "Toyota Safety Sense" with an emergency brake assist, high-beam and track assist. Higher equipment variants will also receive traffic detection.

New 111-horsepower gasoline engine
driving dynamics, the 2017 Toyota Yaris is also a little more than before. Reworked shock absorbers, according to Toyota, both for less wanking movements as well as for enhanced suspension comfort. In addition, the electric servo control should better tell what is happening down there on the road so everything. On the drive side, a new 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine replaces the old 1.33-liter unit. The power increases from 99 to 111 hp, the torque from 124 to 136 Newtonmeter. The new machine has a high compression of 13.5: 1 and can change from Otto to the Atkinson cycle. With CVT transmission, the consumption is to drop by twelve percent to 4.7 liters. In addition, the new engine already meets Euro 6c. However, the most popular source of drive remains the hybrid. In Germany, almost 60 percent of Yaris customers currently opt for the 100-hp petrol-electric combination. Thanks to a new engine suspension and an improved drive shaft, the hybrid is now to run quieter and more quietly. The consumption is as before at 3.3 liters.

Sports Yaris with 210 PS
Toyota has then for all Hot-Hatch fans still a very special ace up his sleeve. Similar to the resumption of the WRC rallye commitment, the Japanese bring a neatly pointed sports Yaris with "more than 210 hp". He is rumored to be named "Yaris Gazoo" after the rally team. More about the new sting in the flesh of Ford Fiesta ST and Renault Clio RS is probably available at the Geneva Autosalon 2017 (9 to 19 March). There are also the normal versions of the lured Yaris. Market launch is then in the summer of 2017. The prices will be relatively strong to the previous orientation.