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2014 Toyota 86 Review

It’s seven in the morning and it’s not a weekday. There could only be two reasons why I wasn’t slumbering under the warmth of the blanket at this hour on a Saturday morning – having just found my way home from a messy Friday night out, or something fun is parked …

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Toyota 86 owners celebrate at Festival of 86

More than 800 fans of the Toyota 86 shared their passion for the cult sports car at the Festival of 86 held in Sydney at the weekend. Enthusiasts flocked to the two-day club event from around Australia – by plane from as far away as Townsville while many drove their …

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Toyota 86 14R60 tweaked by TRD unveiled

Toyota has unveiled a hardcore version of its 86 sports coupe, imaginatively called the 14R60. Developed by in-house tuning arm Toyota Racing Development (TRD), the 86 14R60 gains styling and handling tweaks for a more track-oriented setup. The hotted up 86 will be sold in limited numbers and available only …

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Toyota fine-tunes 86 in its 2014 update

Toyota has dialled up the sheer driving fun and razor-sharp handling of its award-winning 86 sports car by introducing subtle refinements to its widely praised suspension. Enthusiastic drivers will appreciate under-the-skin fine-tuning that delivers a more rigid suspension setup for even better handling response and steering feel while also enhancing …

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Cosworth offers performance packages for Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ

British engine manufacturer Cosworth has shifted its focus from being a manufacturer of individual performance components to the engineering and supply of complete performance upgrade packages. The first of its new range of Power Packages has been rolled out for the FA20 engine platform, found under the bonnet of the Scion FR-S, …

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Australia is Toyota 86’s third largest market in the world

According to Toyota Australia, Aussies snap up almost one out of every 10 Toyota 86 coupé (Cup Edition shown above) sold worldwide. With 10,363 customers since local sales began in June 2012, Australia is the biggest market for the 86 outside Japan (39,000 sales) and the United States (35,000). In …

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Toyota 86 Convertible to be unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show

First shown at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the convertible version of the hugely popular Toyota 86 coupe is set to make another appearance at the upcoming 43rd Tokyo Motor Show, to be held from November 23 to December 1. Production version of the Toyota 86 drop top …

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Toyota 86 Auto variants get standard LSD

Toyota has made running changes to three of its four highly popular Toyota 86 variants. All, but the entry level GT Manual, which continues to be $29,990, cop price hikes of between $300 and $500. The most significant update is the addition of a Torsen limited-slip differential (LSD) as standard …

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Toyota working on smaller sports car below 86

Toyota has revealed it has started work on a smaller sports car to sit under the hugely successful Toyota 86. The car’s chief engineer, Tetsuya Tada, told Drive recently during his trip to Australia. “We have started on the car below the 86. It is not yet decided if it …

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