Hydrogen-powered Toyota rally car to make its debut on Ypres Rally Belgium

Belgium will be the venue for the public debut of the Toyota GR Yaris H2: an experimental concept that uses hydrogen to fuel a combustion engine based on the same turbocharged block found in the regular production car.

The innovative powertrain has been developed in the GR Corolla H2, the car raced by Team Principal Jari-Matti Latvala together with Team Founder Akio Toyoda during the Fuji 24 Hours earlier this year.

The GR Yaris H2 will be driven on one stage each day of the Ypres Rally, preceding the competitive field as a test car with Toyota rally legend and four-time world champion Juha Kankkunen behind the wheel.

Alongside this, as part of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s commitment towards exploring new options for achieving carbon neutrality, the team’s service area will use zero-carbon energy supplied from a Toyota Mirai, the brand’s commercially-available hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

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