Toyota’s GR lineup has grown to include the GR Supra, GR86, GR Corolla and GR Yaris overseas. However, the company may not be done as a sedan could be on the horizon.
Talking to MotorTrend“Keep in touch” when asked about the possibility of a GR sedan, said Bob Carter, executive vice president of sales for Toyota Motor North America. While there have been rumors about the GR Corolla sedan, the publication believes the GR Camry is a possibility.
We tend to agree because Toyota already offers the Camry TRD and it would make sense to eventually replace it with the GR variant. While that’s not yet clear, the Camry TRD was introduced in 2018 as a 2020 model.
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Designed to be the most aggressive Camry ever, the car features an upper body kit that includes a front splitter, aerodynamic side skirts, rear diffuser and a prominent spoiler. Other features include a rear exhaust, thicker underbody struts, and larger front brakes. Joining these improvements are a sporty suspension that features specially tuned shocks and unique coil springs that reduce ride height by 0.6 inches (15 mm).
Those are nice upgrades, but the 3.5-liter V6 is in common with the mainstream variants. As a result, its output has remained unchanged at 301 hp (224 kW / 305 hp) and 267 lb-ft (361 Nm) of torque. However, that’s not too bad considering the Hyundai Sonata N-Line has 290 hp (216 kW/294 hp) and 311 lb-ft (421 Nm) of torque.
Only time will tell if a GR sedan is added to the lineup, but the GR crossover appears to be a strong possibility given that the company has already introduced the bZ4X GR Sport concept. However, Carter noted that nothing is imminent as he said the company will not have an electrified GR model in five months, but “very likely” within five years.
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