The official Twitter account for Toyota Europe tweeted out the sketch with the accompanying caption: “The #YarisWRC will have a direct impact on expanding the Yaris line-up with a performance oriented version.” That’s all we know about the car so far. Whether or not this will be a Europe-only model remains to be seen. Autocar recently spoke with Koei Saga, leader of Gazoo Racing and Toyota’s powertrain efforts, and he spoke of wanting to have “a brand like the M brand
.” He also mentioned challenges in Europe, which makes us think a Toyota performance division might be restricted to the old world, at least if the first model is a hatchback. We’ll reach out to Toyota and report back. Until then, feel free to get your hopes up.