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New Toyota RAV4 GR SPORT Adds More Sportiness With a Cosmetic Treatment

The family of GR Sport versions grows with the arrival of the famous Toyota Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV that, in addition to sporting a sportier appearance inside and out, comes with suspension adjustments and a sporty character for the hybrid SUV.

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The Toyota RAV4 is the fifth model in the range of the Japanese manufacturer that adds a new special finish, a top of the range in which the most remarkable quality is sportiness. The Japanese firm debuts the new Toyota RAV4 GR SPORT in Europe, offering a special image in the PHEV SUV.

In a statement by one of the heads of Toyota, it was made clear that we would not see more models with the GR seal than those of Gazoo Racing, which did not prevent the decaffeinated versions from being launched on the market in which the sporty image prevails more. than performance or driving sensations. And one of these options has arrived with the new Toyota RAV4 GR SPORT.

The Japanese firm has announced a more special finish for this SUV that represents the brand in the D segment, a treatment that gives the RAV4 an extra sportiness that is highly demanded and recognizable by a radiator grille with a painted honeycomb interior framework. in black, sporting the “GR Sport” seal, and by the glossy black finish of the edges of the glazed surface, the square arches of the wheel arches that house brutal 19-inch alloy wheels or the spoiler on the lip front, silver in the case of the PHEV version.


Inside, the Toyota RAV4 GR Sport also presents novelties, such as the front seats -with electric adjustment as standard- with a sportier configuration and that have a specific engraving on the headrests, in addition to the seams with silver color that put the note of contrast in the door panels and the dashboard. The steering wheel also has a sportier design, and its corresponding emblem on the lower spoke.

Special details that bring two novelties to the entire range of the Toyota RAV4 2023: the digital instrumentation screen, now sharper and with more legible information thanks to its 12.3-inch diagonal. The screen of the multimedia system has also undergone an improvement with 10.5 inches. The manufacturer has also taken advantage of the presentation of the new RAV4 GR Sport to add the latest generation of “T-Mate” safety assistants, adding an emergency steering assistant.

The brand has also implemented a firmer suspension typical of a GR Sport, a package of novelties that will come to the model both in the self-recharging hybrid version and in the plug-in hybrid. For now, prices are unknown, but Toyota has confirmed that it will go on sale in this fourth quarter of 2022, so the first units are expected in dealerships before the end of the year.

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Armen Hareyan is the founder and the Editor in Chief of Torque News. He founded in 2010, which since then has been publishing expert news and analysis about the automotive industry. He can be reached at Torque News Twitter, Facebok, Linkedin and Youtube.

Image source: Curtesy of Toyota Pressroom.

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