Spied: After the Vios, Toyota Corolla Cross is next to receive GR Sport treatment?

The Toyota Corolla Cross is currently available in three variants, the entry 1.8E starts from RM 130,400, the mid-range 1.8G stats from RM 137,400, while the range topping Hybrid starts from RM 142,000.

Soon, a fourth variant could join the line-up. If this sole photo shared by AJ Felix is what we think it is, we can expect UMW Toyota Motor to launch a sportier GR Sport variant of the Corolla Cross.

The ‘regular’ Corolla Cross Hybrid

We still don’t know if this is a cosmetics-only job but unlike Toyota distributors in Thailand and Indonesia, UMW Toyota Motor takes its GR branding a little bit more seriously, so we won’t rule out chassis stiffening and handling-improving upgrades yet.

Whereas GR Sport variants in other neighbouring markets are mere dressed up jobs, our local Toyota Vios GR Sport for example, has upgraded suspension and a sportier transmission mapping (still a CVT though). Similar chassis upgrades could be available for our local Toyota Corolla Cross.

Also readPros and Cons: 2020 Toyota Vios GR-S – Superb suspension, lackluster powertrain

Thailand market model shown. Local specifications model may differ

GR Sport styling parts inside and outside is a given and since the tail lights are taped up, we suspect that there might be a new pair of smoke tail lights, as seen on the Thailand market Corolla Cross GR Sport.

The 10-spoke wheels are also new. The Corolla Cross’ signature chrome blade in the C-pillar and window liners have also been replaced with what looks like a matt-coloured item.

Thailand market model shown, wheels and trim bits may differ from our local model

Expect an announcement to be made after Chinese New Year.

Also read: Up close with the Thai-spec Toyota Corolla Cross GR Sport, will UMWT bring this in?

Source: Spied: After the Vios, Toyota Corolla Cross is next to receive GR Sport treatment?

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