Toyota Motor Corp. unveils its new Corolla XRS at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. The XRS features a newly tuned version of Toyota’s 2ZZ dual-overhead-cam engine and 6-speed manual transmission, currently available in the Celica GT-S and Corolla Matrix XRS. There is also a sport-tuned suspension and steering improvements, says Toyota. The Corolla XRS’s 1.8L DOHC 4-cyl. makes 170 hp and 172 lb.-ft. (233 Nm) of torque. It goes on sale May 1, with ...
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