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TOYOTA GT86: NEW GEAR

The Toyota GT86 isn’t a car for standing still, so it’s no surprise that it’s raced ahead to mark a “new year” with a refreshed line-up and style detail changes. At heart it remains every inch the best driver’s car to be had for the money – and now for even less cash, thanks to […]



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 […]



TOYOTA IS THE WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE AUTOMOTIVE BRAND

Toyota retained the top spot as the most valuable automotive brand in the BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands report 2015. Toyota’s brand was valued at $28.9 billion (approx. £18.8 billion) and maintains its top 30 position in the all-sector ranking. In the 10 years since the BrandZ™ report was first published. Toyota has been […]



Toyota C-HR Revealed

Making its world debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show, the C-HR gives Toyota a new presence in the crossover market. Designed to stand out both within the Toyota line-up and in its segment, it represents Akio Toyoda’s determination to allow greater stylistic freedom and promote engineering creativity in order to achieve eye-catching designs and […]



TOYOTA MIRAI ARRIVES IN THE UK

Toyota has taken another step towards a hydrogen-powered future with the arrival of the first Mirai fuel cell vehicles at its import centre at Portbury, near Bristol. The cars, landed on Saturday, are part of the first consignment to reach Europe, ahead of Mirai’s official launch in September. As part of Toyota’s global introduction of […]



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 […]



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, […]



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 […]



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 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 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 […]



The TRD Griffon GT86 has landed!

Fresh from Japan, we catch up with the TRD Griffon GT86 concept ahead of its high-profile public reveal at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Modifications have been applied throughout the car, giving it a dramatic appearance, while the extensive use of lightweight, composite materials makes a big improvement to the power-to-weight ratio. To improve the […]



Toyota GT86 TRD review

The Toyota GT86 TRD, a limited-edition version of the rear-wheel-drive coupe that’s been stirring debate among petrolheads since its release in 2012. Rather than answer the requests of many of them – ‘more power!’ – the TRD focuses on other areas. It asks an additional £6500 over standard, being priced from £31,495. Just 250 will […]



Toyota to debut FT 86 convertible and TRD Griffon concepts at Goodwood

Toyota used the Goodwood Festival last year to launch the GT 86 model in the United Kingdom and this year will return with two concepts of the renowned sport coupe. Toyota will bring a whole bunch of famous cars at this year’s Festival of Speed, but the main attractions will be represented by the FT […]



Toyota named Car Dealer Power Manufacturer of the Year

Toyota has taken a top honour in the 2013 Car Dealer Power Awards, winning the Manufacturer of the Year title. The accolade is all the more hard-earned, as it is based on the opinions of the UK’s dealers themselves – an industry group renowned for its firm opinions and straight-talking approach. Announcing the award at […]



GT86 – Most Popular Sports Car of the year

The Toyota GT86 has run rings around the competition to set the pace in the 2013 honestjohn.co.uk awards. The thoroughbred sports coupe has been named the popular motoring website’s Most Popular Sports Car of the year, the latest in succession of accolades it has gathered since being launched in 2012 Dan Harrison, honestjohn.co.uk editor said: […]



Toyota GT86 GT4 racer revealed

The first Toyota GT86 GT4 racer is to begin testing ahead of its entry into the European GT4 championship in May. The car, built by Buckingham-based motor sport specialists GPRM, features a specially developed version of the GT86’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder boxer engine, designed and built by Nicholson McLaren. GPRM director Gary Blackham said the engine […]