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Toyota 86 gets twin-charged

To turbocharge or supercharge the Toyota 86? It's the puzzle facing enthusiasts around the world. Gazoo Racing's solution, the Sport FR Concept, takes a leaf out of the Old El Paso girl's book, answering: 'why not have both?' The Gazoo Sport FR Concept takes the Toyota 86’s standard 147kW/205Nm 2...

Toyota 86 convertible confirmed: report

A convertible version of the Toyota 86 will become a production reality, according to international reports. Car and Driver reports long-standing rumours of a drop-top model based on the Toyota/Subaru platform has been confirmed and is expected to reach the public in late 2013 or early 2014...

Subaru BRZ, Toyota 86 twins take top dynamics honours

The soon-to-be launched Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 have been crowned dual-winners of the 2012 Vehicle Dynamics International Car of the Year, published by UKIP Media and Events Ltd. The VDI awards' judges, comprised of specialist engineers, technologists and journalists, praised the BRZ and 86 sister cars for their "less-is-more approach"...

Toyota 86 to be cheaper than a VW Golf GTI

The new Toyota 86 sports car will be cheaper than a Volkswagen Golf GTI when it goes on sale in June, sources have revealed to CarAdvice. There has been intense speculation about the price of Toyota's rear-wheel-drive coupe, which aims to put the brand renowned for dependable but conservative cars back among the consideration set of driving enthusiasts...

Toyota 86 goes racing at the Ring

The Toyota 86, due in Australia in June, will compete in this year's 40th 24 Hours Nurburgring endurance race in May. Two of the soon-to-be released rear-wheel-drive sports cars, expected to cost a touch under $40,000 when they land in Oz, have been tweaked and prepped by Toyota’s racing partner Gazoo Racing and will be joined by their $700,000 stable mate the Lexus LFA (pictured below), competing at the Green Hell under Gazoo Racing since 2008...

Toyota 86 TRD hits the track

Even before the production car hits showrooms, the Toyota 86 TRD has been out on track proving its wares. Not to be outdone by its tricked-up sister car the Subaru BRZ STI, the Toyota 86 TRD shows not only a direction for possible style modifications with its new body kit, side skirts, rear spoiler and black 18-inch alloy wheels but also sports the hardware underneath to match...

Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 production starts

Production of the much-anticipated Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 sports car twins has started in Japan, with a special ceremony held at Subaru’s Gunma factory in Ota-city, Japan, where both cars are being built. Australia can expect the rear-wheel-drive coupe twins to start hitting the road mid-year, possibly as early as May 2012...

Toyota 86 Australian specifications leaked

The Toyota 86 is enjoying unprecedented attention (for a Toyota) before it goes on sale in Australia in June. The rear-wheel drive sports car is expected to be a game changer for Toyota Australia, bringing not only new buyers but an entirely new sense of the brand to the Japanese manufacturer. However, with great demand for information, leaks are starting to appear...

Toyota 86 drift video & Subaru BRZ commercial

It was bound to happen sooner or later, but the Japanese have finally taken two Toyota 86s to a little drift session. For those that don't know the 86's name comes from the original Toyota AE86 introduced in the early 1980s, which gained a cult following for it's portrayal in Initial D...

Toyota GT 86: UK pricing confirmed

  Along with Subaru's BRZ, Toyota's GT 86 is one of the most anticipated cars for 2012. The wait, as far pricing goes is over, at least in the UK, where the car will cost just £24,995 (AUD$36, 956). That folks, is the on-road price for the entry-level version, with further variants and pricing expected closer to the launch date in June...

2012 Toyota 86: image gallery

The hugely anticipated Toyota 86, or Toyota GT 86 in other markets, has been revealed just ahead of its 2011 Tokyo Motor Show debut. These are the first official images released of the production version. As reported on Monday, the Toyota 86 uses a Subaru 2.0-litre boxer engine producing 147kW of power and 205Nm of torque...