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WATCH | Is the Toyota GT86 a proper sports car, or not?

2019-09-16 04:30

Compiled by Janine Van der Post

Suzuki speed toyota 86

Suzuki speed toyota 86


Toyota's sporty 86, the Supra's baby brother, had a bit of a refresh in August 2018 and received motorsport-inspired tweaks as well as a revised range. 

The current local line-up consists of a single derivative based on the high grade 6-speed manual package. And, the tailoring also included the addition of a GT86 badge and change of nomenclature to ‘GT86’. 

READ: Toyota SA upgrades its popular sports car: Enhanced GT86 gains motorsport-inspired tweaks

The model retains its 2.0-litre D-4S Boxer engine delivering 147kW/205Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed close ratio transmission delivering drive to a Limited Slip Differential (LSD) equipped rear transaxle.

What do you think of the Toyota GT86? If you could improve it, what would you add to it? Email us.

The guys from Deutsche Welle test the GT86 to find out if it's a real racer or just a sporty-looking car with good looks.

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