The 2017 Toyota 86 limited edition has been revealed, bringing a bright new orange exterior paint, upgraded mechanicals and new interior trims.
Limited to just 60 units in Australia, the special 86 is based on the top spec GTS manual – yes, it’s manual only – and is priced from $41,490 before on-road costs, representing an increase of $4550 over the base car.
Solar Orange metallic exterior paint distinguishes the limited-run model from its more regular siblings, along with a metallic black rear spoiler and door mirrors.
Filling the wheel arches are 17-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels finished in anthracite, housing uprated Brembo ventilated brake discs, measuring 326mm at the front and 316mm at the rear – up from 294mm and 290mm respectively.
The mechanical upgrades are completed by special Sachs performance dampers for “enhanced stability”.
Inside, the 86 limited edition gets leather-accented front sports seats with perforated Alcantara inserts and contrasting orange stitching. This trim also extends to the steering wheel, door trims, gear knob and handbrake.
Adorning the dashboard is a suede-like ‘Grandlux’ material, embossed with an orange-coloured 86 logo.
Under the bonnet is the same 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated boxer engine, developing 152kW at 7000rpm and 212Nm at 6400rpm. Drive is sent to the rear wheels solely by a six-speed manual for the limited edition.
Standard equipment carried over from the GTS base car includes keyless entry and start, a 4.2-inch multifunction driver’s display, a 6.1-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation and Toyota Link2 connected apps, along with dual-zone climate control.
The Toyota 86 limited edition is available now.
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2017 Toyota 86 pricing (plus on-road costs)
GT – $30,790/$33,090 (manual/auto)
GTS – $36,490/$38,790 (manual/auto)
Limited edition – $41,490 (manual only)