• Toyota introduced particulars for the 2024 GR Corolla hot-hatch lineup, together with the addition of a brand new trim degree.
  • The Premium trim will begin at $41,015, filling the hole between the entry Core and returning Circuit trim ranges.
  • The Premium trim provides options from the Efficiency bundle together with suede-trimmed seats, brake cooling ducts, and entrance and rear limited-slip differentials.

The GR Corolla household is including one other member for the 2024 mannequin yr with the addition of a brand new trim degree. The 200 Morizo editions for 2023 are executed, and regardless of the Circuit mannequin being initially deliberate as a limited-run mannequin for the recent hatch’s first yr, Toyota determined to deliver it again for 2024. Now, Toyota has introduced {that a} new Premium trim will fill each the worth and amenity hole between the entry-level Core mannequin and the extra targeted Circuit version.

Choosing the Premium trim brings the whole lot from the Core, plus visible upgrades like Brin Naub suede-lined seats embossed with the GR brand and a set of red-painted GR brake calipers. The mid-range trim additionally provides efficiency upgrades from the Efficiency bundle, together with entrance and rear Torsen limited-slip differentials, brake ducts, and entrance and rear parking sensors. There are additionally creature comforts together with an upgraded JBL sound system, wi-fi cellphone charger, heated entrance seats, and a heated steering wheel.

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2024 GR Corolla Circuit Version in Blue Flame


With the 200 stripped-down and targeted Morizo Version fashions restricted to the 2023 mannequin yr, the Circuit Version is the brand new high canine. Identical to final yr, the Circuit comes with flared nostrils on the hood, a cast carbon-fiber roof, rocker panels on the edges, and a gloss black spoiler on the again. For 2024, the Circuit nabs the cast aluminum 18-inch BBS wheels from the Morizo as commonplace gear, shedding weight from the little Corolla. There’s additionally a brand new blue paint choice known as Blue Flame that features matching inside stitching for the shift knob and seats

185.4-HP Per Liter

All three trim ranges produce 300 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque from the GR’s turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-three. That equates to a mind-altering 185.4 horsepower per liter of engine—from a Corolla. The group over at Gazoo Racing has made a couple of mechanical tweaks to the automotive for the brand new yr. Upgrades embody modifications to the steering gear, rear suspension, and battery floor, in addition to aero updates such because the addition of aluminum sheets to the entrance and rear bumpers to have an effect on airflow.

Toyota can also be planning to increase the optionally available GR efficiency components to permit for extra customization later this yr. Efficiency reducing springs and efficiency shocks high that checklist, whereas the rear sport wing may also be accessible for the Core and Premium trims.

Pricing solely strikes a couple of hundred {dollars}, with the Core mannequin now beginning at $37,195—a $200 improve over final yr. The brand new Premium mannequin slots above the Core at $41,015, and the Circuit Version sits on the high of the lineup with a brand new beginning worth of $45,835.

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