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2016 Toyota GT86 Review: Release Date, Price, Specs

( [email protected] ) Jun 17, 2015 01:46 PM EDT
The new Toyota GT-86, also called the Scion FR-S, Toyota 86 or Subaru BRZ, is scheduled to be formally introduced in the Tokyo Motor Show next year, with the dispatch of the convertible and car model, according to the latest information from Toyota.
The new 2016 Toyota GT86. Toyota

The new Toyota GT-86, also called the Scion FR-S, Toyota 86 or Subaru BRZ, is scheduled to be formally introduced in the Tokyo Motor Show next year, with the dispatch of the convertible and car model, according to the latest information from Toyota.

Owning the roadster sports coupe starts at $25,000 while the convertible model will try for $30,000. However, Toyota is said to be developing a hybrid model that will take you back about $50,000, according to the latest information.

But the top of the line Aero model will have a gloss black 18-inch alloy wheels with a new GT86 Orange exterior paint. Torque News  said the high-end Aero model will be available exclusively with a six-speed manual gearbox.

According to CarScoop, the Toyota GT86 will be available in the market April 2016.

The new 2016 Toyota GT86 will be sporting an extra power support. The new model comes with a stronger engine the games roadster having better fumes frameworks and enhanced air consumption. In the engine will be a 2.0l 4 barrel engine unit anticipated that would create around 200hp and a top torque of 151 lb-ft. The driving design will be like its harbinger.

In terms of the transmission, the back wheel drive will be mated to a 8 velocity programmed gearbox. Gossip recommends that Toyota will likewise deliver a crossover model for this new GT-86. On the off chance that this is affirmed, then we expect the new GT-86 to have AWD as a component of the driving options. As to, the 2016 Toyota GT-86 crossover model will in all likelihood be controlled by a mix of an electric engine and a 2.5l engine mounted on its front wheels.

A source told Motoring Australia that fans of the Toyota GT86 should not expect a major upgrade in the 2016 model in terms of power. The source said, "Look to some major body panel redesign. It won't be too radical because the 86 is made on the same assembly line as the Subaru BRZ, so the restyling process must be carried out within set parameters."

The source added that the 2.0 liter four-cylinder variant of the Toyota GT86 was given a performance upgrade compared to the old model. "Engineers have focused on friction reduction engineering and a more efficient intake manifold design that will boost power and torque by around five percent, while improving fuel efficiency by up to seven per cent," the source said.

The upgrade gives the 2016 Toyota GT86 with maximum 208 horse power from the previous 197 horse power. The 2016 GT86 will also be sporting reinforced rear suspension sub-frame for improved rear-end rigidity.

From the outside, the 2016 Toyota GT86 will have a new a new front-end design with a new bonnet, headlights and bumper, and a bigger lower grille. Other changes include a redesigned rear bumper for a more aggressive diffuser and a repositioned exhaust outlet.

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