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Toyota Corolla WRC Specs (1997)

Cast iron block, aluminum head construction. Transversally mounted.

1972.3 cm3 , water cooled in-line 4 (type 3S-GTE). Bore: 85.4mm, stroke: 86mm. Compression ratio 8.5:1

Output: 299 Bhp@5700 rev/min*, 510 NM@4000rev/min. Toyota oil lubricated , water cooled turbo type CT20 (2 bar max. pressure) and air/air intercooler. 2 OHC belt driven and solid tappets. 4 valves per cylinder. Oil cooler. DENSO EFI integral engine management (injection, ignition and turbo).


All wheel drive.

Front and central differentials are hydro-electronically controlled. Rear differential is of hang-on clutch type. 50-50 % F/R distribution. Final drive ratio depends on surface.
Six speed XTrac sequential gear box.
Gear ratios depend on surface.
Double carbon dry plate clutch.


Front: Independent McPherson struts lower control arm , progressive coil springs and Öhlins telescopic dampers with separate cartridge, antiroll bar.

Rear: Independent Independent McPherson struts, longitudinal arm, progressive coil springs and Öhlins telescopic dampers with separate cartridge, antiroll bar.


Front: Ventilated disks (343 mm) fixed 6 pot aluminum calipers.

Rear: Vented disks (295 mm) fixed 4 pot aluminum calipers.


Monocoque. Parts in aluminum and carbon.


8"x18" wheels, 20/65/18" tires


Length: 4100mm

Width: 1770mm

Height: 1365mm (excluding roof vents)

Wheelbase: 2465mm

Front track: 1564mm (for gravel, add 100mm on tarmac)

Rear track: 1556mm (for gravel, add 100mm on tarmac)

Laden weight: 1230Kg

Performance Undisclosed

*: with 34mm turbo restrictor fitted
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