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2021 Toyota GR 86 front bumper revealed in patent filings

The front bumper of the upcoming 2021 Toyota GR 86 has leaked in patent images this week, ahead of the model's anticipated full unveiling in the coming months. Registered design filings lodged with IP Australia reveal the front bumper worn by prototypes of Toyota and Subaru's joint-developed sports coupe spied in 2020 will in fact go on to adorn the showroom-specification GR 86, with a wide central air intake flanked by a pair of vertical black trim pieces...

2022 Toyota GR 86 imagined in new renderings

With Subaru's new BRZ revealed last week to a generally favourable response, fans are now waiting on signs from Toyota that the new 86 coupe is near. In their first generation, both cars were unveiled within days of each other, ahead of a 2011 Tokyo motor show debut. (Remember motor shows?) Of course, those big reveals followed years of rumours, reports and sleek show cars...

2022 Subaru BRZ leaked, teased for November 19 debut - UPDATE

UPDATE, November 5 2020: Subaru has launched a teaser website for the upcoming "all-new" 2022 Subaru BRZ, offering a first clear and undisguised look at the coupe's new headlight design. (I reckon our man Theo did a great job, even if he missed the squared-off inside edge of the headlight shape...

Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 due in third or fourth quarter of 2021

The much-anticipated 2021 Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 coupes are expected to be in Australian showrooms at the end of of 2021. CarAdvice understands no firm date has yet been given to local dealerships, however there is an internal expectation that – if all goes to plan – the new models will begin arriving during the second half of 2021, some six months after the model was initially expected...

2021 Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ may stick with non-turbo power

The 2021 Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ sports car twins may not gain turbo power after all. An enthusiast blog claims to have spotted a test vehicle in traffic – and that it did not sound like it had turbo power. It is unclear if this means the Toyota and Subaru sports car twins will have a choice of turbo and non-turbo power, or if all of this is an elaborate hoax...

Second generation Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ prototype spy photos – UPDATE

UPDATE – 28 August 2020: Another Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ mule has been caught driving on Japan's roads, with photos emerging on Twitter. While the pictures don't reveal any new details, the sudden appearance of so many prototypes suggest the sports coupe is progressing in its development. Click here to see the latest renders of the upcoming model...

2021 Toyota GR86 and Subaru BRZ STI rendered – UPDATE: Now on TE37s!

UPDATE: We couldn't stop ourselves, so enjoy a quick-n-dirty render that sees Theo's 2021 Toyota GR86 rendered on Rays TE37 wheels. Jump to the bottom of the story for a look! The second-generation Toyota 86 has lately been stepping out in revealing camouflage, with the latest round of spy photos offering plenty of detail, but there’s still much to be revealed...

2021 Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ prototype spied again in clearer detail

The clearest pictures yet of what will go on to become the new Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins have surfaced, revealing more of the new car’s finer details. While earlier images suggested the new car’s evolving styling could potentially be built on a re-skinned version of the current 86, these latest images clear up some additional details...

Toyota price rises across the range

Pricing across the Toyota range has undergone a major shakeup, with the RAV4, LandCruiser, Corolla, Prius Hybrid, Camry, 86, Granvia, C-HR, and HiAce models all receiving price increases. The HiLux is also expected to increase in cost when the 2021 model is launched later this month, as previously reported by CarAdvice...

Production of Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 appears to end

Production of the current Subaru BRZ looks set to wrap up. A memo posted to the brand’s Japanese website said that any new orders for the car could only be satisfied by remaining dealer stock, and heavily implied that production of the current model was ending. A spokesperson for the brand's Australia division told CarAdvice they were currently "awaiting clarification from Subaru in Japan regarding production...

2021 Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ to get 2.4-litre engine but no turbo – report

The next generation of Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ coupe – identical twins except for the names, badges and a different bend in the front bumper – will get a bigger engine but miss out on long-awaited turbocharging, according to a new report out of Japan. Despite earlier reports claiming the new models would be turbocharged, Japanese publication Best Car Web claims a naturally-aspirated Subaru-designed 2...