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Toyota 86 Black Limited pays homage to original AE86 Black

Toyota released the original AE86 Black Limited back in 1986 as the final edition model for the cult sports car. Based on the GT-Apex trim, the AE86 Black Limited came exclusively with a black exterior with matching bronze alloy wheels and bronze pinstripe. For 2020 Toyota is once again celebrating …

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Official: Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ lives on for another generation

Toyota has finally confirmed the Toyota 86 will live on to a second generation, putting months of speculations to rest. The announcement comes after a major tie-up between Toyota and Subaru recently that includes “joint development of the next-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ.” Besides collaborating on the sports car, …

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Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ facing the axe? [UPDATE]

Update: Added a statement from Toyota America suggests the Toyota 86 is not dead as rumoured.  The Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins have been around since 2012, but with the introduction of the new A90 Supra, questions are being raised whether the sports coupe will get renewed for another …

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Apollo Blue Toyota 86 arrives in the backdrop of sales milestone

Toyota is introducing a new paint hue to the popular 86 coupe in the backdrop of its 20,000 sales in Australia. The striking paint job, called Apollo Blue, is available exclusively on GTS variants fitted with the factory performance kit launched earlier this year. The optional performance kit, available on …

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Event: Winton Raceway 86 Festival

Even 35 years after its initial release, the Toyota AE86 still commands a cult like following to this day. Whether you’re a fan of time attack, drifting, rally or circuit racing, the AE86 has been there and done it all. And on the 15th of April at the Winton 86 …

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Toyota 86 now available with optional performance package

Driving enthusiasts can enhance the dynamic capabilities of Toyota’s cult 86 sports car by choosing a new performance kit available on all four variants. The optional kit comprises larger Brembo performance brakes for improved stopping power, specially tuned Sachs performance dampers to boost handling, plus anthracite-coloured 10-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels. This combination …

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Targa top Toyota 86-based concept lined up for Tokyo reveal

Toyota is set to unveil a dramatic open-top sports car concept inspired by the company’s involvement in endurance racing and its legendary Supra and Toyota Sports 800. The world premiere of the Toyota 86-based matte-black GR HV Sports Concept will be a highlight of the Toyota stand at the 45th …

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Toyota UK creates GT86 Initial D concept

What’s a better way to pay homage to the classic Toyota AE86 made famous by the Initial D manga series? Recreate it, of course. And that’s exactly what Toyota UK have done with their customised GT86 concept, the result of a project with the aim of reimagining the world-famous AE86 …

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Toyota 86 sets the world’s longest drift record! [video]

Drifting has taken on a whole new level with this stunt from South African driver Jesse Adams, who drifted this Toyota 86 to a new Guinness Book of record for the world’s longest drift. The motoring journalist drifted a total distance of 165.04 kilometres around a skid pad in a standard …

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Hidden “Pedal Dance” Cheat Code for Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ

Deep within the ECU programming for the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ lies a little cheat code that can completely disable all driving aids. That means no electronic stability control, traction control, electronic brake distribution, brake assist and no anti-lock brakes either. So why on earth would you ever want …

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