Toyota GR Yaris vs Litchfield GR Yaris: DRAG RACE *results of a £640 tune*

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It’s time for a Toyota GR Yaris showdown! We’ve brought in the regular GR Yaris to take on a Litchfield-tuned GR Yaris.
We all know by now that the regular GR Yaris is powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine and that it’ll produce 261hp & 360Nm. However, the Litchfield edition has been fitted with a Piggyback ECU along with a special air filter, and as a result, it now produced 302hp & 390Nm!
So the tuned car seems like the clear favourite on paper, and when you consider it only cost £640 for the upgrade, we’re wondering whether a visit to Litchfield is the obvious choice for any GR Yaris owner?
There’s only one way to find out for sure - LET’S RACE!
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  • Hi Mat here: do you wish I'd stop going on about the GR Yaris. Or do you want more content on it?

    Mat Watson CarsMat Watson CarsPrieš 19 dienų
    • @Pranav Prasanth to much please please please

      rayout78rayout78Prieš 2 dienas
    • More. I'm kinda impressed. 12 9 from a 3cyl. Nice.

      huggerorange75huggerorange75Prieš 8 dienų
    • Tuned gr yaris vs gp mini vs type r

      KennKennPrieš 9 dienų
    • MORE

      Miata GuyMiata GuyPrieš 9 dienų
    • S t o p

      yes I am GOD'Syes I am GOD'SPrieš 9 dienų
  • la Honda Civic Type R en sueur ..

    ALKANEALKANEPrieš dieną
  • The product value is likely to be accentuated if a gas price sees some decline.

    noomy 663noomy 663Prieš 2 dienas
  • It's a nice car, but I'd keep the warranty as its worth more than £640 #oldcynicalgit 🤣

    Mark ArnoldMark ArnoldPrieš 3 dienas
  • Seems odd to see you actually changing gear

    geoffg46geoffg46Prieš 4 dienas
  • Not really significant, it would have been necessary to test the unmodified car before the clash. Frankly this is not a good preparation

    GRAZIANI JoëlGRAZIANI JoëlPrieš 5 dienų
  • £640 for a PIGGYBACK tune? No thank you. The only piggyback I would ever trust is Burger Tuning’s JB4.

    F CF CPrieš 5 dienų
  • Defo worth the another £600 for the tune. Brilliant video

    Cjmuzza 2003Cjmuzza 2003Prieš 6 dienų
  • I would love to see that tuned gr yaris vs stock mk 8 golf r

    FunGaming 4kFunGaming 4kPrieš 7 dienų
  • i like to see some vaexhall vxr on this channel, there is not 1 vauxhall video so far i know

    jantje Huismjantje HuismPrieš 7 dienų
  • Hey mat how could feel happy to see gr YARIS against 2.0 Toyota supra drag race please

    james kamaujames kamauPrieš 7 dienų
  • When you run out of content

    XxgamingbeastxX 25XxgamingbeastxX 25Prieš 7 dienų
  • The tune probably sacrificed it's midrange power and made it slower just for some numbers

    Alan SteeleAlan SteelePrieš 9 dienų
  • what does flat shit mean?

    34JohannesHeinz3434JohannesHeinz34Prieš 9 dienų
  • Flat shifting?! Jesus Christ. RIP clutch, transmission and sense...please, no more.

    dramendramenPrieš 10 dienų
  • Pls dyno test... is not 40hp + fake!!

    mits5056mits5056Prieš 10 dienų
  • *Finally these people know how to shift right*

    John VicJohn VicPrieš 11 dienų
  • Does it always blips in high revs as you shift or you just kept the gas pedal floored as you shifted?

    Davy BruneelDavy BruneelPrieš 11 dienų
  • 100 hp per cylinder lol its 10 more than a 720s

    Carl JohnsonCarl JohnsonPrieš 11 dienų
  • too bad this car is ugly and so expensive. Why they don't put this motor in the GT86 ? the car would then be almost perfect

    Kamui〈:-DKamui〈:-DPrieš 12 dienų
  • Stage 1 vs Stock

    Пп ПпПп ПпPrieš 13 dienų
  • The fucking state of them yokes, the back end looks like a hare ready to run for the hills

    Anthony FinnAnthony FinnPrieš 13 dienų
  • To be fair, you should have a third person call in the countdown during your rolling races.

    Kilian RKilian RPrieš 13 dienų
  • 100hp per cyl is flipping insane!!

    DSA MusicDSA MusicPrieš 13 dienų
  • Please make a Audi S1 vs Toyota GR Yaris

    Ab AbAb AbPrieš 13 dienų
  • audi s1 vs yaris vs i30n pls

    nabil shohornabil shohorPrieš 13 dienų
  • Don’t u guys want a driver like the stig from Top gear show 🙂

    Lsx-HLsx-HPrieš 13 dienų
  • 4:48 Now that is scary!!!!! I'm sleeping with the light on tonight.

    Rock girlRock girlPrieš 14 dienų
  • Ferrari S90 Vs 911 turbo s Vs 720s Vs Evolve M5

    TwoZero TwentyTwoZero TwentyPrieš 14 dienų
  • Ain't worth the money

    Brian RBrian RPrieš 14 dienų
    • It is if you have it!

      Relentless PursuitRelentless PursuitPrieš 12 dienų
  • 640 quid for a tune and filter for fucksake.

    Brian RBrian RPrieš 14 dienų
    • Hi Mat here: do you wish I'd stop going on about the GR Yaris. Or do you want more content on it?

      Rock girlRock girlPrieš 14 dienų
  • Will you be reviewing the new Corolla Excel 2021, Sport Tourer? Happy to click the pop put banner or the link below the video, I am been to help me car wow, and I have liked and subscribed, so how about it Matt?

    Socrates ZervasSocrates ZervasPrieš 14 dienų
  • For that amount of money I would expect a better quarter mile

    Shane OlivierShane OlivierPrieš 14 dienų
    • What quarter mile time would you expect from a new 30k car - it has a sub 12 second time which is pretty good

      Relentless PursuitRelentless PursuitPrieš 12 dienų
  • Hp to weight ratio has to be insane 😳

    Gregory SargentGregory SargentPrieš 14 dienų
  • Matt pls put the stats in a little table as you call out the numbers plsssssss

    Johnny CnxJohnny CnxPrieš 14 dienų
  • Thats not 40 hp more bs

    Avicii DemosAvicii DemosPrieš 14 dienų
  • Dam now we wil have a hard time passing all the grandmas in ther yaris whit 300hp

    Pyro-LyroPyro-LyroPrieš 14 dienų
  • Imagine saying “got it!” Every gear shift you made...

    yasio boloyasio boloPrieš 15 dienų
    • Hey guys- I just started a LTclub channel with my Mk7 golf R STAGE 2, please check it out if possible, thank you!

      yasio boloyasio boloPrieš 15 dienų
  • So mad we don't get these in the states.

    pbfloyd13pbfloyd13Prieš 15 dienų
  • Is the countdown girl s girl or guy it’s been bugging me for a long time

    nika shushanashvilinika shushanashviliPrieš 15 dienų
  • @matt please can you do this exact video with the RS6 🙏🏼

    Ben StoneBen StonePrieš 15 dienų
  • Finally a tune that did not break a sweat and shows some good increase

    Alex TaylorAlex TaylorPrieš 15 dienų
  • This is publicity for Lichfield!

    Sebas987Sebas987Prieš 15 dienų
  • £640 to get Mat 1 car length ahead over a 1/4 mile. Bargain ! Bloated, expensive, over-hyped, nasty interior, sounds shit, but I'm still glad Toyota have made it.

    Nik GnashersNik GnashersPrieš 15 dienų
  • eres malisimo cambiando marchas

    Adrian FuentesAdrian FuentesPrieš 15 dienų
  • pues asi casi todos los coches turbo

    Adrian FuentesAdrian FuentesPrieš 15 dienų
  • Tuned vs Stock.? Complete waste of time. This smug acts like he's the one.

    David DavidDavid DavidPrieš 15 dienų
  • Toyota should Supercharge this little missile like the previous yaris grmn

    Bongumenzi MtshaliBongumenzi MtshaliPrieš 16 dienų
  • Fansnya fitra eri

    Hafet 22 FebriantoHafet 22 FebriantoPrieš 16 dienų
  • Drag race, same car, one in comfort mode the other in sport mode? How big of a difference?

    Pavel StoyanovPavel StoyanovPrieš 16 dienų
  • Just send it already.

    William StewartWilliam StewartPrieš 16 dienų
  • Doblenlo al español, 😎

    Rodrigo MiguelRodrigo MiguelPrieš 16 dienų
  • 640£ tune? That raise in power is worth like max 300£ in my country

    F. AdrianF. AdrianPrieš 16 dienų
  • Hey guys- I just started a LTclub channel with my Mk7 golf R STAGE 2, please check it out if possible, thank you!

    Volkswagen BoyVolkswagen BoyPrieš 16 dienų
  • Do a 2020 Honda Accord sport 2.0!

    michael biebermichael bieberPrieš 16 dienų
  • I want to see race this modified Yaris vs mini Cooper JCW GP

    Mohamed KlakoMohamed KlakoPrieš 16 dienų
  • What a waste of £640!

    b8alumrockb8b8alumrockb8Prieš 16 dienų
  • Having watched this just get the air filter

    The Unspoken TruthThe Unspoken TruthPrieš 16 dienų
  • I live in America. I have never wanted to trade my Corolla Hatch XSE for something so much. But we can’t get the good Yaris.

    Deschain 1999Deschain 1999Prieš 16 dienų
  • I need money

    reinaldyteesreinaldyteesPrieš 16 dienų
  • The only tuned car on this channel thats actually faster than the stock in a quartermile

    justin s.justin s.Prieš 16 dienų
  • A BMW335i had the same amount of power!

    Gee _EyeGee _EyePrieš 16 dienų
  • Some power shifts were made... don't punish the MT ;)

    mihkelsepp72mihkelsepp72Prieš 16 dienų
  • You mean that the same car with 40 more hp is faster ??! 😱😱😱 no one could have imagine

    Compte YoutubeCompte YoutubePrieš 16 dienų
  • Compare it with a car that it is at a same category and price ,like the mini gp, how much money Toyota give to all of you to not compare it with a car that cost the same? Good marketing from Toyota, because if someone see the Toyota get destroyed by a car that cost the same, they don't buy this palstic scam

    Chr PsChr PsPrieš 16 dienų
  • This moves bro rami gadiyaaa😂😂

    Tee MiahTee MiahPrieš 16 dienų
  • The extra oomp compensate the little amount of turbo lag in this tuning!

    Ricardo InácioRicardo InácioPrieš 16 dienų
  • Der fahrer kann fahren Trotz weniger Leistung musst du dich anstrengend

    DAJKIDAJKIPrieš 16 dienų
  • you got 40hp more, and there is not much different?

    FamousFor NoreasonFamousFor NoreasonPrieš 16 dienų
  • NYのシャツかよ

    64 nemimin64 nemiminPrieš 16 dienų
  • Would it have performed much better had it bee tuned by the guys that tuned that BMW M5 to give it 1000hp? Unfortunately I can't remember their name.

    Hamilton ChaukeHamilton ChaukePrieš 16 dienų
  • The fact that the tuned version did 12 seconds 😱😱😱😏

    Christopher PettisChristopher PettisPrieš 17 dienų
  • Hardly worthwhile spending the money and also losing the warranty.

    Liam DoyleLiam DoylePrieš 17 dienų
  • Still prefer mine 🤣

    Fun Car ReviewsFun Car ReviewsPrieš 17 dienų
  • What's the point of this car? Overpriced, unpractical hot hatch, it's quick because it's small and light. Interior looks old and cheap, gauges are low resolution. For the same money you can buy Civic type R, GTI, Megane RS, Focus RS, the list goes on..

    Pubg ManiaPubg ManiaPrieš 17 dienų
    • Practicality and interior are two things that are utterly unimportant in a performance car like this - if you want those you can but a Ford Focus, Audi A3, Honda Civic etc, but they are in no way comparable to a homologation special

      Relentless PursuitRelentless PursuitPrieš 12 dienų
  • When will be camaro drag

    Kapa_ okeKapa_ okePrieš 17 dienų
  • A couple of car lengths at the end of a quarter mile drag race is hardy any difference in real world driving. I'd rather pocket the £600 amd keep the warranty and reassurance of the standard setup.

    Zahimi IbrahimZahimi IbrahimPrieš 17 dienų
  • Bang on about how fast they are yet still slower then the mini 🤔

    Alex FranklAlex FranklPrieš 17 dienų
  • The normal GR Yaris launch was a GODSEND

    Anjana YehaliAnjana YehaliPrieš 17 dienų
  • Not available in the US maybe cuz Toyota think it will not sell well?

    Benz UyBenz UyPrieš 17 dienų
  • Can we have someone else to drive the manuals

    Dallas MellsopDallas MellsopPrieš 17 dienų
  • 👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎 carwow

    Manuel Lopes RSManuel Lopes RSPrieš 17 dienų
  • Although it's a good car, I still prefer civic type r design 🤷

    Ali Aulia RahmanAli Aulia RahmanPrieš 17 dienų
  • I’m still peeved that the US doesn’t get this car.

    Taylor RhodesTaylor RhodesPrieš 17 dienų
  • I enjoy these vids more when Mat loses.

    Gregory UKGregory UKPrieš 17 dienų
  • 25 grand, and future sales royalties for this Matt 🙈 #JWW

    John CottrellJohn CottrellPrieš 17 dienų
  • Well the tuned one is 2018 whilst stock is 2020 suspicious

    areeb Hussainareeb HussainPrieš 17 dienų
  • I love the idea. Sure a lot of people would appreciate you testing the big youtubers tuned cars against stock versions, to see if the extra money was really worth it. Be a few downsides to it but would be interesting

    Azz PRTAzz PRTPrieš 17 dienų
  • These videos are so much better with sound off... Though watching Mat's unfortunate gear changing does take away from the visual experience.

    Mitchell MackinnonMitchell MackinnonPrieš 17 dienų
  • From what I've seen here the tune isn't worth the money and loss of warranty.

    LocomotoLocomotoPrieš 17 dienų
  • Why's it always raining in Victoria?

    belizetjbelizetjPrieš 17 dienų
  • Nice these are great cars

    Thivakar saravanamuthuThivakar saravanamuthuPrieš 17 dienų
  • So, £160 for every 1/10 of a second on a 1/4 mile. Is it worth it? Do you ever look at Dyno graphs to see the best time to shift?

    Anthony SachAnthony SachPrieš 17 dienų
  • why does the countdown man have a girl voice

    lukas middelmannlukas middelmannPrieš 17 dienų
  • Tuned GR Yaris vs Audi S3 Sportback please thanks

    Skyler JohnsonSkyler JohnsonPrieš 17 dienų
  • do that on DRY road.... useless now. that piggybag is prob 15 hp more ali junk

    Omegad30Omegad30Prieš 17 dienų
  • The long term bills will be a lot more than £600 when it blows up

    Bobby GBobby GPrieš 17 dienų

    Pedro SantosPedro SantosPrieš 17 dienų
  • When 765LT???

    bloffamabloffamaPrieš 17 dienų
  • 0:20 don't forget the stickers Mat

    Ryan ORyan OPrieš 17 dienų