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  • 2020 Toyota Supra

    Despite a decades-long presence in the tuning scene, Toyota's iconic Supra will be absent from Electronic Arts' upcoming "Need For Speed Heat". The reason? Well, that's just now coming into focus. When a fan tweeted at Toyota UK Tuesday to ask why the brand isn't represented in "Heat," the company's reply was succinct and eye-catching: "You can find our cars in "[Gran Turismo] Sport," which doesn't promote illegal street racing," Toyota UK replied. That tweet has since been deleted. On Wednesday, Toyota UK walked the statement back. In a fresh thread, the company reiterated its current...

  • 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition
    2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition costs $30,825

    The 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition commands a premium of nearly $3,000 versus a base 86.

  • 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition
    2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition dazzles with deep green color

    With its green paint and bronze wheels, the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition is a dazzling version of a fun sports car.

  • 2017 Toyota 86 limited-edition model for Australia
    Next Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ may move to Toyota platform

    Instead of the Subaru Impreza-based platform that the current Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 use, the next-generation models may move to the Toyota TGNA platform.

  • Toyota 86 British Green Limited Edition for Japan
    Toyota 86 British Green Limited Edition needs to come to America stat

    Green is largely absent from automakers' palettes, but the latest hue to show up for the Toyota 86 is downright wonderful. The Japanese brand introduced the 86 British Green Limited Edition on its Japanese consumer website, and it needs to reach our shores. Right now. The British Green color...

  • 2018 Toyota 86 GR
    New Toyota 86 by Gazoo Racing teased

    Toyota looks to be readying a new version of its 86 sports car developed in part with its Gazoo Racing motorsport department. A teaser video was posted to social media on Monday along with the tag a “passion for speed,” though there isn't much we can decipher from the short clip. The...

  • 2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition

    Toyota last year launched the new performance sub-brand GR, but in the United States the automaker is likely to stick with the more familiar TRD label. Reinforcing this is the addition of the 86 TRD Special Edition to the 2019 Toyota 86 lineup. The car is billed as the “ultimate performance” version of the 86 and stays true to this with a nice combination of upgrades. The list includes Sachs dampers, Brembo brakes (12.8-inch front and 12.4-inch rear), 18-inch wheels, and Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires. The car is also fitted with a TRD body kit, TRD exhaust, and unique design...

  • 2018 Toyota 86
    2019 Toyota 86 to introduce TRD Special Edition model

    For 2019, the Toyota 86 will get a new variant aimed squarely at the hardcore enthusiast crowd. The sports car's order guide shows an 86 TRD Special Edition will arrive for the new model year, CarsDirect reported last Friday. The TRD treatment will include a handful of upgrades and racier looks...

  • 2018 Toyota 86
    Redesigned Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ coming in 2021 with larger engine?

    Toyota previously confirmed it will develop a successor to the affordable 86 sports car, but new details allege the 86, and its Subaru twin, the BRZ, will come with a larger-displacement engine. And, no, there's no mention of a turbocharger. The Japan Times reported on Tuesday that the...

  • Toyota GR HV Sports concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    Toyota reveals GR HV Sports and TJ Cruiser van concepts ahead of Tokyo motor show

    Toyota tipped its hand ahead of the 2017 Tokyo motor show and revealed not one, but two concept vehicles it will debut in Japan. The first is the GR HV Sports Concept, which takes design inspiration from the automaker's TS050 LMP1 race car. The second is the TJ Cruiser Concept, which molds SUV...

  • Ryan Tuerk drives his Ferrari-powered Toyota 86 on the street
    Ryan Tuerck's Ferrari-powered Toyota 86 hits the streets

    Ryan Tuerk is creating a new definition for "daily driven race car." Of course, we're talking about his insane Ferrari-powered Toyota 86, which he took out on public roads to prove it is, in fact, a street car. Dubbed the Toyota GT4586, the car features a donor engine from a Ferrari 458 Italia...

  • Toyota 86 Cup Car
    Toyota 86 Cup Car arrives to prove "slow car fast" still works

    The Toyota 86 really sits in a segment all its own. It's a no-frills coupe with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter flat-4 that produces a modest 205 horsepower—the pinnacle of "slow car fast." But that doesn't mean it can't be fun, and the new Toyota 86 Cup Car racer is here to prove that...

  • KK Performance Toyota 86 with a quad-turbocharged V-12

    In stock form, the Toyota 86 is a fun machine. Sure there are a number of folks who cry out that the sporty coupe needs more power, but it's pretty darn enjoyable as it comes from the factory. Still, we do agree that more power wouldn't be a bad thing here. This is a chassis that's itching for some more go. Some wonderfully mad person feels the same way and they decided to do something about it. What you're looking at is the product of KK Performance. Based in the United Arab Emirates, this shop has taken an 86 and somehow managed to shoehorn a 5.0-liter V-12 between the front fenders. Not...

  • 2017 Toyota 86 - 860 Special Edition
    Toyota introduces 860 Special Edition of the 86, but no forced induction

    Spoiler alert: It's not the one you're hoping they'd make. What we have instead is the Toyota 86 860 Special Edition, which is a limited-run package that focuses on some style upgrades and interior amenities. This does not feature any sort of added power, perhaps by way of that turbocharger or...

  • Ryan Tuerck drifts the Toyota GT4586 at Willow Springs
    Ferrari-powered Toyota 86 goes drifting

    If you're a drifing pro and you stuff the V-8 from a Ferrari 458 into a Toyota 86, what do you suppose is next? Exactly, you drift it. That's exactly what Ryan Tuerck is doing here with his so-called Toyota GT4586. We first saw this car in June, and then watched it do donuts around a Ferrari 458 in...

  • 2017 Toyota 86
    Toyota 86 successor confirmed

    The Scion FR-S is dead. In its place we get the Toyota 86, which is basically the same car minus some snazzy new badges. For those of you interested in buying the affordable rear driver, perhaps you should hold off for a while as it seems a successor is in the works. Toyota Europe boss Karl...

  • Ryan Tuerck's Toyota 86 with Ferrari 458 Italia engine swap, SEMA 2016
    Toyota 86 with Ferrari 458 V-8 is an insane rev machine

    Remember the Toyota 86 / Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 458 mashup from drifter Ryan Tuerck? Well, he and the crew at Huddy MotorSports have given a little taste of what’s to come. It may not be much to look at right now but it certainly sounds awesome. That’s probably due to the custom headers...

  • 1984 Toyota AE86 drift car
    Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya reveals restored Toyota AE86

    The Toyota AE86 is a legend among drift fans. “AE86” is actually the internal code for rear-wheel-drive models from the fifth-generation Corolla family, launched in the 1980s. The models became popular among Japan’s drifting scene because of their affordability and ease at which...

  • StreetFX Motorsport Toyota 86 with Nissan GT-R engine swap

    The Toyota 86 (formerly Scion FR-S) is a wonderful little machine. It's a rear-wheel-drive sports car that's affordable, approachable, and a ton of fun. Still, it could use a bit more power. When I say a bit, I mean another 50 horsepower and it would be perfect. When Street FX Motorsports of Australia says a bit, its goal is 1,000 horsepower. Australia is just the best. The car here started life as a Toyota 86 that was destined for your standard street and track events, which I believe means it was going to be an autocross car. The car was given the full Rocket Bunny wide-body kit makeover...

  • 2017 Toyota 86
    2017 Toyota 86 will be $950 more than outgoing FR-S

    Toyota has priced its new 86 sports coupe from $27,120, which is an increase of about 4 percent over the Scion FR-S that it replaces. But the 86 is more than just a rebadge of the now-discontinued Scion brand's coupe. A host of chassis, interior, and styling updates make the first truly sporty car...

  • Toyota GT86 gets a Ferrari engine transplant
    Toyota 86 gets Ferrari engine transplant

    When Toyota and Subaru got together to build their 86 and BRZ coupes, they weren't thinking about big power. Instead, the 200-horsepower coupe they created was focused more on its balance and light weight—factors designed to evoke sports cars of yore. That's not exactly what drifting pro Ryan...

  • Toyota 86 Shooting Brake concept
    Toyota unveils 86 Shooting Brake concept

    Toyota’s habit of unveiling cool concepts with no chance of production continues with the 86 Shooting Brake. The design was penned by the automaker’s Australian arm and proved to be a major hit with 86 chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, so much so that he ordered the car be built. “I...

  • 2017 Toyota 86, 2016 New York Auto Show
    Say goodbye to the Scion FR-S and hello to the 2017 Toyota 86

    With the demise of Scion, most of the brand’s lineup will join the Toyota fold. The only exception is the tC, which is being phased out. The changeover will include Scion’s hero model, the FR-S, which for the 2017 model year becomes the Toyota 86. The new name, pronounced...

  • 2016 Toyota GT 86 GRMN
    Toyota GT 86 GRMN special edition set for 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon

    Toyota’s GT 86, sold in the United States as the Scion FR-S, hasn’t had much in the way of updates since the debut in 2011. That’s about to change soon, though, as prototypes for an updated version have been spotted testing. For a few lucky buyers in Toyota’s home market...

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