Yes, one of these very limited edition cars appeared, and SOLD in the auctions last week.  Price?  Can not tell you that, but it was a lot more than it cost the buyer to buy new off Toyota.  Pictures?  Not allowed to show them, but it was white … and brand new .. and looked good.

The right to buy a Toyota Corolla GR was done by a lottery system.  You had to win the lottery to get the right to buy one of these!

So how can you get your hands on a brand new car like this, which are NOT sold in other countries around the world, which are NO longer sold by the maker (limited edition).  Only in the Japanese car auctions.  You may pay more than what the maker sold it for but AT LEAST you get one!

What is the Corolla GR?

There is a high-performance variant of the Toyota Corolla known as the “Corolla GR Sport” or “Corolla GRMN” (Gazoo Racing Masters of Nürburgring). These models are part of Toyota’s Gazoo Racing lineup, which focuses on performance-oriented vehicles.

The Corolla GR Sport is a sporty trim level available for the Corolla in the Japanese market. It features sporty design elements such as aggressive front and rear bumpers, unique grille, side skirts, rear spoiler, and sporty alloy wheels. The interior may also receive special touches like sport seats, sport pedals, and unique trim accents.

On the other hand, the Corolla GRMN is a limited-production high-performance version of the Corolla. It undergoes significant performance enhancements compared to the standard model. The GRMN variant often features a more powerful engine, sport-tuned suspension, enhanced brakes, aerodynamic enhancements, and other performance-focused upgrades. These models are typically produced in limited numbers and carry a higher price tag.