While its public debut at the Geneva Auto Show is still a few weeks away, Toyota has released images and preliminary details for the Euro-spec version of the facelifted Yaris.
Powered by a new 1.5-liter four cylinder engine that produces 111 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque, the diminutive hatch is now able to hit 62 mph in 11 seconds, shaving a full 0.8 seconds off of its predecessor. A hybrid version will also be available, with technical specifications to be announced at the time of the reveal.
The updated exterior features a sportier look, with a redesigned front bumper and new headlights and tail lamps.
Inside, the interior includes upgraded upholstery, new accents, changes to the layout of the instrumentation panel and the introduction of an optional 4.2″ TFT display. The new Yaris also comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense, which includes autonomous emergency braking, automatic high beams, lane departure alert and road sign assist.
Expect additional details to be released next month at the Geneva Motor Show, including word on a range-topping model that will include a 210 horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine.