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Toyota 86 Racing Series field for round two in Sydney

A full complement of 38 cars will be on the grid for the second round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series, a key support category at this weekend’s Sydney Motorsport Park SuperSprint (Aug 26-28). All competitors from the new series’ successful debut at the Winton SuperSprint have backed up with …

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Event: 2016 Fuji 86 Style at Fuji Speedway

If Nismo Festival is for the best of tuned up Nissans, then Fuji 86 Style is for the finest hotted up Toyotas. Held recently at the famous Fuji Speedway in Japan, Fuji 86 Style served up one of the world’s largest gatherings of customised Toyota- and Lexus-badged vehicles. But the star of the show is …

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Toyota 86 facelift boasts power hike and sharper handling

The highly successful Toyota 86 sports coupe is set to continue its sales dominant with the launch of the facelifted model in Australia today. Promising even better driving enjoyment, the new 2017 Toyota 86 has been further perfected by applying feedback from extensive racetrack experience, including from the world’s toughest …

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Toyota 86 Racing Series fires up for Winton debut

A full grid of 35 Toyota 86 racing cars are ready to greet the starter at the first round of the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series, running at this weekend’s V8 Supercars Championship round at Winton raceway in Victoria. Entries for the new single-make category have been well received, with …

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Toyota Festival of 86 wowed fans at Canberra

The third Australian Festival of 86 celebrations took place over the weekend in the nation’s capital drawing close to 450 owners and admirers of the Toyota 86 sports coupe to the Sutton Road Driver Training Centre in Canberra. More than 150 examples of the front-engine, rear drive coupe were on display, with enthusiasts …

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Toyota 86 Shooting Brake concept unveiled

Toyota Australia has unveiled a global first – a dramatic new “Shooting Brake” concept version of the 86 sports car, the product of what originally started as a secret “passion project” for the Australian design team. The one-off prototype was conceived and developed by Toyota Australia’s Product Design team and …

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2016 Toyota Festival of 86 tours Canberra

The 2016 Festival of 86, a national celebration of Toyota’s cult sports car, is set to draw dedicated owners and enthusiast admirers from all over the country when it kicks off in Canberra this Saturday (May 7). This is the third Festival of 86 held in Australia since the car …

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Facelifted Toyota 86 set for New York Show debut

Good news for Toyota fans, the 86 will receive its first major facelift after 4 years as Australia’s best-selling sports car. The information comes ahead of the New York International Auto Show where the vehicle will make its public debut. The upgrade covers almost all aspects of the sports coupe, …

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Aimgain gives Toyota 86 a visual treat

Although the Toyota 86 has been in the market for over three years, it continues to be the darling of the tuning industry. The latest example comes from Japanese tuner Aimgain and we like what we see. Called the LF-Sport, the bodykit includes new Lexus-inspired front bumper and grille, side …

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Toyota 86 Blackline Edition unveiled

Toyota is marking the start of a six-month countdown to the first round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series by releasing a special-edition version of Australia’s best-selling sports car. Known as the Toyota 86 Blackline Edition, it features a subtle body kit, gloss-black 17-inch alloy wheels and distinctive red highlights …

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Toyota 86 facelift spotted, launching mid 2016

After three years on the market, the highly successful Toyota 86 goes under the knife for its first ever major facelift for 2016. Spotted testing on German public roads (likely to be on its way for some track action at the Nurburgring circuit), the sports coupe’s camouflaged front and rear …

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