What are the 2023 Toyota Corolla GR Performance Features?


The highly anticipated 2023 Toyota Corolla GR is about to reach North American shores and enthusiasts are wondering, what sets this Corolla apart from the ones everyone’s used to seeing on Ontario roads? What does the GR designation mean and what are the performance specifications of this model? Our team at James Toyota have got you covered as we’ve compiled all of the available performance specifications about the 2023 Corolla GR that prospective owners want and need to know. Continue reading to find out more about this high-performance Japanese hot-hatchback.


Engine Specifications

Under the hood of the 2023 Corolla GR is a brand new 1.6L direct injected turbocharged three-cylinder engine. Reaching up to 300 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque to truly elevate your Corolla experience. Exclusively available with a six-speed manual transmission, drivers will be able to quickly shift to match their true racing desires.

Racing-Inspired Design

It’s not all about what’s under the hood of the Corolla GR, but also what makes it look so sporty, inside and out. Its dynamic hatchback style is highlighted by a stable wide stance, a low-to-the-ground low centre of gravity, tapered roof up above and air vents that are both stylish and functional. The interior took cues from pro racers, truly feeling like a cockpit with gauges, meters and a 12.3-inch multi-information display so you can keep up to date with all of the latest vehicle info. Finished off with the Toyota Multimedia and Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 systems, you’ll stay connected and safe with the latest technologies.



MORIZO Edition

For those who want the absolute best of the best out of the Corolla GR, the limited production MORIZO edition is for the true thrill-seeking driver. Those select few lucky enough to purchase this unique sports car will experience the height of Corolla ingenuity. Named after GR Master Driver & Toyota president Akio Toyota, a vehicle that bears his name can only be of the highest quality and ready to provide peak racing performance on the track. Explore what makes this edition so special:

  • High power-to-weight ratio
  • Rigid body & tight handling
  • 295 lb-ft of torque
  • 50 kg mass reduction
  • 2-seater design
  • High-performance Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires
  • Forged wheels
  • Stiffened chassis
  • Front brake ducts
  • Monotube shock absorbers

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