The Toyota Corolla, one among the Japanese car maker’s biggest hits across the world and one of the most favorite Luxury car in Pakistan, is getting an all-new hatchback variant to travel along side the normal model.
The company has announced the introduction of smaller SUV and larger hot hatch variants. it’ll have multiple variants including GR Corolla, C-HR, GR-S and C-HR GR Sport. the primary one is for normal customers and therefore the others are the sports variants of the hatchback.
As per reports it’ll be powered by the new turbocharged 1.6L three-cylinder engine that was created for the new GR Yaris. Although, the Corolla will have more power and torque than the Yaris because the company seeks to compete against Golf GTI et al. . It’ll churn out 257Hp and a torque of 266 pound-feet.
It will be fitted with an all-wheel drive including a 6-speed manual transmission connected with a multi-link suspension and adaptive suspension. it’s said to possess a stiffer suspension, larger brakes and larger wheels to assist make it a stable car with a stronger road grip.
To help save weight, it’ll have multiple weight-saving features like a carbon-fiber and usage of lightweight composites, which will allow it to try to to 100Km/h in under 5 seconds and a top speed of 260Km/h.
It is expected to hit the market in 2022 (Also in Pakistan) with an expected price of $30,000 (Upto 4,950,000 Pakistani Rupees). it’d come to the Pakistani market as well!