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GT86 PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS HERITAGE WITH CLASSIC TOYOTA LIVERIES

Many of the qualities that make the GT86 an exceptional modern sports car are rooted in generations of classic performance Toyotas, from its great handling to its timeless, low-slung styling. In a tribute to some of the great race and rally cars of the past 50 years, a fleet of six GT86 has been transformed […]



GT86 BLANCO: THE WHITE TO DRIVE

Toyota has topped off its revised GT86 range with a new special edition model, the GT86 Blanco, a car that delivers all of the coupe’s acclaimed handling and performance plus an extra dash of one-off style. True to its name, the new Blanco is finished in GT White Pearl pearlescent paint with contrasting sports decals […]



Specially Modified GT 86’s at SEMA in Las Vegas

This year Toyota (Scion in the US) has organised a special competition for Sema in Las Vegas. Some specialisst in the field of sports cars were invited to create specially modified versions of the Scion FR-S , the American variant of our Toyota GT 86 , with a limit of  $15,000 for customisations. Scion has decided […]



TOYOTA GT86 RECRUITED TO RALLYMASTER

The Toyota GT86 is set to add to the thrills and excitement for drivers taking their first steps in rallying. The award-winning coupe has been recruited as the featured car in RallyMaster, a public driving experience hosted by MSV at its Brands Hatch and Oulton Park circuits. A fleet of 10 GT86 will be used […]



SEMA: Toyota GT 86 goes targa-top

A targa-top version of Toyota’s popular 86 coupe, known as the Scion FR-S in the US, will take pride of place at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas next week. The official Toyota concept, dubbed the Scion FR-S T1, was created by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs and is backed by […]



New Limited Run Toyota GT86 by TRD Priced from £31,495

Toyota has announced pricing for its first ever UK model grade to feature genuine parts from its tuning and motorsports arm, the GT86 TRD (Toyota Racing Developments). Only 250 examples of the car will be offered in the UK, with sales to start from 1 March at on-the-road prices set at £31,495 for the 6-speed […]



Toyota GT86 Gets Lower Entry Price and New Editions in the UK

Toyota is reshuffling its GT 86 range in the UK with the release of a new entry version priced from as low as £22,495 and the addition the new Aero and special edition Giallo models. The revised four-model line-up starts with the Primo priced at £22,995, cutting the cost of a new GT86 by £2,115, […]



Second Generation Toyota GT 86 Confirmed

With a fan base formed now, Toyota said it can’t lose ground in the segment, thus confirming its plans for a next generation hachi roku in an interview with Motoring Australia at the Paris Motor Show last week. As sales of both cars (GT86 & BRZ) slowed worldwide, as is often the case with sports […]



Toyota 86 14R-60 limited edition

Toyota Japan has whipped up a limited edition version of the 86, dubbed the Toyota 86 14R-60, that’s chock full of TRD components.     The new 14R-60 is inspired by the Toyota GT86 TRD Griffon Project that made its debut at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. A raft of changes has been to […]



NEW TOYOTA GT86 CS-R3 RALLY CAR

Toyota’s new GT86 CS-R3 rally car will make its public debut next month on the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, ninth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Engineered by Toyota Motorsport (TMG), this competition version of the multi-award-winning coupe marks a return to Toyota’s rallying roots with rear-wheel drive performance that echoes the winning pedigree […]



Toyota plans new lightweight, track-focused GT86

Toyota looks set to introduce a lightweight, track-focused special edition of its GT86 sports car next year. This prototype model, spotted performance testing at the Nürburgring, features what looks to be a carbonfibre bonnet with dual air intakes, as well as a new roof and boot lid which holds a large rear spoiler. New air […]



Toyota unlikely to develop hybrid GT86 sports car

Toyota has played down the idea of a production hybrid GT86 sports car, suggesting that such a model would not “speak to the majority”. Toyota engineers have previously spoken about having the performance hybrid technology at an advanced stage, but it appears that the firm is struggling to find a 
business case for it in […]



2015 Toyota GT 86 unveiled

Set to go on sale in Europe this summer, the 2015 model has a number of minor changes including new colours and a new shark-fin style antenna. Inside there’s a new “carbon-fiber motif dashboard insert” which has a slightly more upscale appearance and last but not least, engineers strengthened the front suspension and re-tuned the […]



Toyota GT86 rally car in development

TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG) is proud to announce it will develop a GT86 R3 rally car as part of its customer motorsport programme. The rear-wheel drive sports car will be converted to R3 specification and made available to private competitors, with delivery expected for the 2015 season. The car, which will be known as the […]



GT86 CUSTOM SPECIALS AT SEMA

Toyota GT86 models have been transformed into petrolhead dreams at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas this week, the world’s largest gathering for the after-market and customisation business. And when it comes to the “hottest compact ride,” the GT86 it has retained the title it earned on its 2012 debut, as voted for by industry […]



Toyota GT 86 Saloon concept confirmed for Dubai Motor Show next week

The official Facebook page of the Dubai International Motor Show has announced Toyota will showcase a sedan concept of the GT 86. Lately we have been talking a great deal about the possibility of seeing a sedan version of the Toyota GT 86 and it appears this will happen very soon. The Dubai Motor Show […]



Toyota GT 86 saloon with longer wheelbase planned – report

Aussie media is reporting Toyota is very close to approve production series of a GT 86 saloon. While the future of a GT 86 cabrio is uncertain at this moment after several contradicting reports, it seems Toyota is planning a more practical sedan variant which will allegedly receive a 100mm extended wheelbase to make room […]



Toyota GT 86 to Gain More Horsepower?

The Toyota GT 86 could get a power upgrade in the near future, company chief engineer Tetsuya Tada told Drive earlier this month. According to Tada, Toyota is considering a number of ways to increase power of the GT 86, which might get either a turbocharged engine or bigger naturally-aspirated unit in 2015, when the […]



Report Says GT86 Turbo and Cabrio Axed

This week, Automotive News came out with a report on the Japanese firm’s upcoming product line for the North American market, which includes several redesigns over the course of the next two to three years. The report mentions the Scion FR-S (Sold in the UK as the Toyota GT86) stating that Toyota has abandoned plans […]



Toyota GT86 could get its own race series

The Toyota GT86-based TRD Griffon could compete in its own one-make race series if it goes into production. Although it is considered to be a one-off concept for the moment, a Toyota spokesman told Autocar at the Goodwood Festival of Speed that discussions are ongoing about the car making its motorsport debut in a bespoke […]