Rumors about the return of Toyota in the World Rally Championship went further in 2010, it was initially planned that the Japanese back in the WRC with VW.
Note that Toyota did not stop the test program rally car Yaris WRC. For example this winter for cars planned extensive test program in Scandinavia. In addition, representatives of the Japanese brands do not miss the meetings where the future of the FIA championship. But do not expect that Toyota will return in the near future.
Likely rally cars the Japanese manufacturer on WRC stages can be seen not earlier in 2017. It was in this year introduced a new technical regulations. And not the fact that it wills Yaris WRC, the Japanese consider the option of rally car and on the basis of Corolla. The final decision depends on the new regulations which will become clear which class of cars and motors with any future World Rally Championship. For today Toyota is not only actually ready Yaris WRC, but the 1.6-liter turbo engine, which today is a global motorsport. That petrol turbo 1.6-liter engines used today in the world’s major championships – Formula 1, WRC and WTCC.
Recall that Toyota is one of the most renowned in the history of the World Rally Championship. Thus, the Japanese brand has won the championship three times among brands, Toyota Celica twice and once with Corolla WRC. A behind the wheel of Toyota Celica GT-Four and Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD drivers four times champions of the world.