15 Facts About Toyota 86


Toyota 86, led by project leader Tetsuya Tada, then invited Subaru to partner in the project, by co-developing the new D-4S boxer engine.

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The project came to a six-month halt before Toyota 86 invited journalists and Subaru engineers to test a developmental prototype.

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At the 2010 Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota 86 launched its G Sports line of aftermarket accessories, along with the FT-86 G Sports concept car.

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Toyota 86 is available in Japan from Toyota's Netz Store and Corolla Store line of dealerships; the 1980s Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno were sold at the same networks.

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Similar to the latter, Toyota 86 offered in Italy a total of 50 "Limited Edition" models.

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Toyota 86 Indonesia sells the 86 in the TRD package with only an automatic transmission and the non-TRD package with both manual and automatic transmission.

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Toyota 86 Shooting Brake Concept was displayed in Sydney, Australia in 2016.

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In 2016, Toyota 86 UK created a "Fujiwara Tofu Shop" version of the car as a homage to the manga Initial D and the car the protagonist drives, an AE86 Sprinter Trueno.

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The badge-engineered Toyota 86 version was introduced later on 5 April 2021, briefly named the "GR 86".

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Toyota 86 MC competes in the GT300, but unlike the BRZ GT300 it is based on a standard Super GT Dome-produced "mother chassis" and GT Association-branded Nissan V8 engine.

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Toyota 86 worked in partnership with Gazoo Racing to develop the 86 for motorsports, with both supporting private teams in the Super Taikyu Endurance Series and All-Japan Rally Championship.

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Privateers Toyota 86 Swiss Racing claimed the V3 category in the same year.

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In October 2012 Toyota 86 Racing Development and Gazoo Racing introduced a production racing model based on the 86.

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Toyota 86 Racing Series has been contested in Australia annually since 2016.

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Since 2015 Toyota 86 has competed in the Tire Rack One Lap of America with a modified Scion FR-S, prepared by engineers from their Production Engineering Division in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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