2012 Toyota Yaris/Vitz Revealed in Leaked Dealer Brochure

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood
Thanks to a few scans of an internal Toyota dealer brochure, we have our first look at what the 2012 Yaris will look like.

Toyota is planning a new Yaris model in a bid to keep up with the likes of the Honda Fit and an onslaught of new subcompact products from Chevy, Ford and Mazda. The Japanese auto giant is even expected to deliver a concept version of the car at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show in January.

Technically, the photo shows the Vitz, which is the name given to the Yaris in Japan. This could mean we’ll see some different

Generally, we’re loving the aggressive front end, with the Prius inspired hood and just hope the production model looks as much like this as possible.

[Source: Turbo.fr via Autoblog]

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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  • Maurice Maurice on Oct 21, 2010

    If this is the 2012 yaris it will be a shocker right back in the leader spot