It’s the second day of 2012 Auto Expo in New Delhi and Toyota will be entering the Indian Motorsports this year by revealing the racing versions of Etios Series, the Toyota Etios Liva and Toyota Etios. Today, the company will officially announce its intention of introducing Toyota Racing Series with its best selling hatchback and sedan. The Etios race model will look like proper touring vehicle with colorful livery and will feature sporty bumpers at rear and front. The Liva hatchback will be propelled by a petrol 1.2 litre engine, while the Etios sedan will be powered by petrol 1.5 litre engine. Both powertrains are tuned for providing maximum performance with Double Overhead Camshafts. The Etios Liva and Etios hide underneath the checkered wraps.
The Toyota Etios Liva and Toyota Etios will break cover for the first time in India. Participating racers will be taken to international venues. There will be around 5 to 6 races in 2012 and the racing schedule will be revealed in next couple of weeks. Both Etios Liva and Etios will be introduced in 13 cities throughout India for promoting Toyota Etios Motor Racing Series. Both models will carry all the enhancements needed for circuit racing and will be equipped with role-cage sport steering, 17 inch alloy wheels, customized bumpers at rear and front, racing exhaust and bucket seats.