Showing posts in the category of Toyota GT 86

Toyota Reportedly Launching "Baby Coupe" By 2018


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We recently featured an article announcing the arrival of a sub-GT86 sports car in the Toyota lineup. However, here's a fresh report featuring extra information over what we had before.

Toyota Developing A Smaller, Sub-GT86 RWD Sports Car


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Toyota has started the development of a small RWD sports car to sit below the GT86, claims a new report.

Facelifted Toyota GT 86 Will Reportedly Arrive In 2016 With Sharper Looks, More Power


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The Toyota GT86 is approaching its first facelift since its launch in 2012, with the refreshed model to reportedly arrive in April 2016.

Toyota Drops UK Price of the MY2016 GT86, Adds More Colours and Wheels Options


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The Toyota GT86 just received some minor updates and a lower price tag for MY2016.

A Very Special 300hp Supercharged FR-S Visits Jay Leno


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You might remember this particular FR-S from Scion’s 10th annual Tuner Challenge during the last SEMA show.

Toyota Releases 86 style Cb Exclusively for the Japanese Market


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Remember Toyota’s 86xStyle Cb Concept unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon? Well, the automaker has decided to bring it to production, but only for the Japanese market.

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Has 238HP, Costs €84,000 or about $94,000


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has finalized development of the GT86 CS-R3 rally car and has revealed full details of the rear-wheel-drive racer which will debut this year.

2017 Nissan Silvia Based On IDx Rumored To Rival Scion FR-S


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Nissan is allegedly reintroducing the iconic Silvia sports car to rival the Toyota GT86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ triplets, says an unofficial source (read: unreliable source). According to Motoring.com, the new Nissan Silvia will be based on the Nissan IDx concept and is slated for a late 2017 release.

Scion Boss Says FR-S Convertible and Turbo Engine Not Happening


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If you had high hopes for Scion, and consequently, Toyota and Subaru, releasing convertible and turbocharged versions of their FR-S, GT 86 and BRZ sports car, consider them dashed.

Cosworth Launches Power Packages for Toyota GT86 / Subaru BRZ


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There’s probably not a single automotive reviewer out there that didn’t at one point comment that the Toyota GT86 / Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S need (and could handle) more power.

Now, Cosworth has announced two power packages for the Subaru-developed FA20 engine, the more potent of which pushing the horsepower up to 280.

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


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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.

Next-Gen Toyota GT86 Hinted at in New Report


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As unlikely as it seemed at first, Toyota and Subaru really did come together to create what is proving to be quite a popular affordable sports car.

Toyota’s side of the deal meant it could sell considerably more cars than Subaru, so the latter could have felt wronged; it didn’t and according to a report, the two manufacturers will stay together for the creation of the next-gen interpretation.

How Toyota and Subaru Arrived at the GT86 / BRZ Project


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Thanks to the collaboration between Toyota and Subaru, the affordable rear-wheel drive coupe is a reality once again, much to the delight of gearheads everywhere.

Who Wants to Build a Paper Toyota?


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Papercraft is the art of using paper as a material, which you then cut, fold and glue, to build three-dimensional models of anything, from human figures to automobiles.

Toyota Debuts GT86 CS-R3 Customer Rally Car at ADAC Rallye Deutschland


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Toyota’s new GT-86 CS-R3 rally car will enter its first event in August at the ninth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, the ADAC Rallye Deutschland.

Two Flavors of Hot Toyota GT86 Driven, Compared


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Let’s face it – if you’ve driven a stock Toyota GT86,  you know that it’s a really great car to be in on a twisty road. The speeds you achieve are never particularly high, but the fun factor is definitely there, especially when your only contact with the tarmac are a set of low-rolling resistance tires it borrowed from a Prius

Subaru BRZ to Get Follow-Up Model Co-Developed with Toyota, FHI Boss Says


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Subaru will build a second generation of the BRZ sports car, which currently shares underpinnings and much of the design with the Toyota GT86 and Scion FR-S, after all. Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, president of Subaru’s parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), said that Toyota and FHI will jointly develop a follow up to the current generation, which debuted in January 2012.

Mystery Toyota GT 86 Prototype with Carbon Fiber Hood, Roof and Boot Spied on the 'Ring


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We'll cut straight to the chase here. A new Toyota GT 86 prototype covered in carbon fiber begs the question whether the Japanese firm is working on a track-focused, lightweight edition of the coupe without any changes under the hood or a true high-performance version for the road.

Toyota May Leave Subaru in the Dust for BMW Sports Car Partnership…Maybe


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The Toyota/BMW partnership is a wonderful thing to enlightened enthusiasts. Two storied makes (that have lost some petrolhead respect over the years) working together to build fast, exciting, likely hybrid, maybe front-engine, maybe mid-engine, perhaps Porsche-rivaling sports cars? Sign us all up. If any of the rumors are true. Or maybe it would be terrible. Contrary to popular belief, we don’t actually know.

Cosworth Shifts Focus from Individual Parts to Warranty-Covered Packs; Tries Toyota GT86 First


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Cosworth is a world-renowned supplier of performance engines and parts for engines, but up until this point, the company’s strategy was to sell individual components. From now on, though, they will be turning their tactics around completely, shifting to exclusively selling what it calls “Power Packages,” basically packs of parts that you can bolt right onto your car, without affecting reliability or warranty in the process.