132-hp hot hatch derived from TS Concept

Toyota of Europe has announced that its lineup for the 2006 Paris Motor Show will include the production version of the Yaris TS concept that debuted at the last Genever Motor Show. The production version will be equipped with a new 1.8-liter dual VVT-I engine that produces 132 horsepower and propels the tiny Yaris to a top speed of 120 mph. The Yaris TS will also receive an updated suspension to sharpen its moves and additional styling elements that further separate it from the crowd. We'll be seeing the debut in Paris at the end of the month and European consumers will get to buy a Yaris TS at the beginning of 2007. U.S. consumers, meanwhile, are left wondering for now.

[Source: Toyota]