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Continuing its streak of silent Gazoo Racing product launches, Toyota Motor Philippines has quietly added a new variant of its Corolla Altis compact sedan. Not khổng lồ be mistaken for the just-launched GR Corolla, the Corolla Altis GR thể thao (Gazoo Racing Sport) is the latest local model to get the racy treatment. Regionally, it was first launched in đất nước thái lan last January.

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Retailing for p. 1,302,000 (an additional p 15,000 for the white Pearl option), the Corolla Altis GR-S dons a sportier aesthetic both inside and out. Changes include a new front grille & bumper filled with high-gloss black elements & a honeycomb insert. The same gloss đen elements also find their way khổng lồ the side mirrors (oddly enough, the door handles remain finished in chrome). It also gets a more aggressive side skirt, two-tone 17-inch alloy wheels, and a diffuser built into the rear bumper. A Gazoo Racing badge on the trunk completes the exterior transformation.
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Inside, the 2022 Corolla Altis GR-S gets leather/suede combination seats with red stitching. The same red stitching makes their way onto to the steering wheel and padded center arm rest. The door handles also have red accents. Like the upgraded 1.6 V, it benefits from a better infotainment system. The 8-inch touchscreen system now features táo bị cắn CarPlay & Android Auto. Other amenities remain unchanged from before: automatic climate control with rear vents, rain-sensing wipers, nguồn folding side mirrors, & smart keyless entry with push-button start/stop, among others.

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Sitting atop the Corolla Altis 1.6 V in the local range, the Corolla Altis 1.6 GR-S shares its powertrain with the former top-of-the-line non-hybrid variant. With that, it generates 121 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 153 Nm of torque. It’s exclusively paired with a CVT gearbox.
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That said, at least the Corolla Altis 1.6 GR-S’s p 87,000 price bump isn’t just purely aesthetics. It also gets Toyota Safety Sense which bundles autonomous emergency braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control. It also has blind spot indicators on top of front and rear proximity sensors & a rear parking camera. It also gets the full suite of SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, & stability control.
So far, Toyota Motor Philippines is making the Corolla GR thể thao available in just two colors: Attitude black Mica and the aforementioned Platinum trắng Pearl Mica.

This or the base Honda Civic (same price)? Altis: Solid platform in TNGA + Nicer interior trims + Looks better even without the GR-S kit (IMHO)VSCivic: Newer mã sản phẩm + conservative/mature kiến thiết (my wife likes it better ) + sportier engine và drive (according to Uly, I have not driven one) + bigger oto inside out.