2017 Toyota 86 review

What to expect with the latest facelift

Motor have covered the brand new 2017 Toyota and have told us what to expect in the latest revision.

Engine: 1998cc flat-four, DOHC, 16v
Power: 152kW @ 7000rpm
Torque: 212Nm @ 6200-6800rpm
Weight: N/A
0-100km/h: 7.1sec (estimate)
Price: $30,000 (est)

There is no percentage improvement in torsional rigidity claimed, but the body-strength benchmark was the GT86 CS-V3 racecar that in 2013 won its class in the Nürburgring 24 Hours. That production-car-based model also had no turbocharger, Internet.

Kerb weights aren’t yet provided, but Ishioroshi-san admits the figure will slightly rise.
Swapping into the base GT – which shares with the GTS new LED head- and tail-lights as well as the original’s alloy wheel design, but misses its lip spoiler, steering wheel controls and TFT screen – easily provides the most fun of the day.

The more pliant suspension teamed with the reduced grip of the 205mm-wide 55-aspect 16-inch Yokohama dB Decibel rubber make for a riotous dorifto combination, even, perhaps surprisingly, with the optional auto.

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