second generation The compact coupe made by general manufacturers is an endangered species, but fortunately someone still believes in it. Toyota and Subaru are among these heirs to the Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ born from the joint efforts of Japanese manufacturers. The first that is now called Toyota GR 86New Subaru BRZ Announced (Who is the to know more). The two cars that were jointly developed differ in some details and are the heirs of the models launched in 2012. The Toyota GR 86 joins the other two cars in the GR (Gazoo Racing) family, the Supra and Yaris. The GR 86 will be available in Japan in the fall 2021 But, unlike the BRZ, it should land as well Europe (Timing not disclosed).
Small and low – aesthetically Toyota GR 86It is a compact coupe measuring 426 cm in length, 177 in width and 131 in height with a wheelbase of 257 cm.It differs from the Subaru BRZ in the front grille reminiscent of the GR Yaris and in the design of the LED headlights. Other changes concern the specific air intakes and side air attachments, which, according to the house, improve the dynamic qualities. The roof also changes shape.
Basic interior – The inner part of Toyota GR 86 They are practical and designed not to distract the driver. Compared to current trends, the designers preferred the “old-fashioned” style with multiple physical buttons and a 7-inch touch screen for the multimedia system.
Weight only – But the main dish Toyota GR 86 These are undoubtedly the dynamic qualities, which have been further improved compared to the previous generation. The light weight, equivalent to 1270 kg, is obtained from the use of light materials such as aluminum, used for the roof and bumpers. The suspension systems follow a MacPherson scheme at the front and a double wishbone in the rear. 18-inch alloy wheels with 215/40 tires ensure their footprint on the road. It also improves torsional stiffness by about 50% compared to the previous model.
Long live ambition – To pay Toyota GR 86 There’s the same 2.4-liter Subaru BRZ four-cylinder boxer, which generates 235 horsepower with 250 Nm of torque, and is able to propel it from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds (1.1 seconds less than the GT86). The transmission, which transmits torque to the rear wheels, is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Alternatively, you can still choose a file.
ADAM – The Toyota GR 86 It also features driving assistance systems now indispensable in any modern car, such as automatic emergency braking in the event of a driver’s distraction.