With a world title to its credit, two wins out of three in this year’s WRC and one of them bagged by rising Welsh star Elfyn Evans, the Toyota Yaris WRC is a proven winner. OK, there’s the small matter of teammate and six-time champion Sébastien Ogier but Evans is already being spoken of as a championship contender. And if that happens the 257hp, four-wheel-drive GR Yaris could well turn out to be the hero car for a new generation, much as the Ford Escort was to Roger Clark fans of the ‘70s and the Subaru Impreza was to ‘90s rally enthusiasts fired up by the successes of Colin McRae and Richard Burns.
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