So, you want to see the Toyota 86 in the metal?

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May 24, 2012
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Toyota 86

Two weeks ago, we reported here that Toyota Motor Philippines already had an actual unit of the 86 sports coupe by showing you a photo posted by a TMP employee on his Facebook wall. Well, you can actually see that very unit in the metal now--one month before the official launch of the car in our market.

This weekend, TMP is driving the car through select streets in Metro Manila to give the public a glimpse of the much-awaited coupe. The carmaker calls this marketing stunt the "86 Sightings Motorcade." Below is the list of the exact routes of the motorcade from May 25 to 27, as well as the exact times the car will pass through specific streets.

But before you check the list, here's one more thing. Toyota wants you to take a photo of the car when you spot it. Then e-mail the photo to us at topgear@summitmedia.com.ph. The deadline for submission of photos is May 28, Monday. Senders of the three (3) best photos get a camera bag from Toyota.

Now, here's the Toyota 86 route schedule:

May 25 (Friday): C5/Roxas Boulevard/Makati/Eastwood/Mandaluyong/Taguig/Quezon City/Cubao

2pm - 3pm: Toyota Bicutan (start)

3pm - 3:30pm: Sucat Road/BF Homes Parañaque/Exit Lopez Street going to NAIA

3:30pm - 4pm: Roxas Boulevard going to SM Mall of Asia/SMX

4pm - 4:30pm: Macapagal Boulevard/Blue Wave (Starbucks)

4:30pm - 5pm: EDSA toward Ayala Avenue

5pm - 5:15pm: Glorietta 4/Greenbelt 5/Dela Rosa Street toward Paseo Road

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5:15pm - 5:30pm: Turn right to Buendia Bridge toward EDSA Rockwell/Powerplant Mall

5:30pm - 6pm: Kalayaan/C5/Eastwood Libis

6pm - 8pm: Eastwood City stopover (dinner)

8pm - 8:30pm: C5/Tiendesitas/Silver City

8:30pm - 9pm: Julia Vargas Street/Ortigas Home Depot

9pm - 9:30pm: Ortigas/Emerald Avenue/Robinsons Galleria going to EDSA Shangri-La

9:30pm - 10pm: EDSA Shaw toward Makati/U-turn going to Fort Bonifacio

10pm - 10:30pm: Burgos Circle/Fort Plaza/Bonifacio High Street (Krispy Kreme)

10:30pm - 11pm: Serendra/Market! Market!

11pm - 11:30pm: Lexus Manila

May 26 (Saturday): Mandaluyong/Ortigas/Katipunan/Quezon City/Greenhills/Newport City

12nn - 1pm: Lexus Manila (start)

1pm - 2pm: EDSA to Robinsons Galleria

2pm - 2:30pm ADB Avenue/Podium/Megamall/Shangri-la Mall

2:30pm - 2:45pm: San Miguel Avenue toward Metrowalk

2:45pm - 3pm: Ortigas Avenue toward Valle Verde/Green Meadows

3pm - 4pm: White Plains (Starbucks)

4pm - 4:15pm: Katipunan toward UP Diliman

4:15pm - 4:45pm: Quezon City Circle/North Avenue/Trinoma/SM North EDSA

4:45pm - 5pm: EDSA right to Quezon Avenue/Timog to Rotonda toward ABS-CBN

5pm - 5:15pm: Back to Rotonda to Tomas Morato/E. Rodriguez

5:15pm - 5:30pm: Gilmore/Ortigas

5:30pm - 6pm: Greenhills/Promenade/Connecticut Avenue

6pm - 8pm: Stopover at Greenhills Promenade (dinner)

8pm - 9:45pm: EDSA to Magallanes Bridge toward Alabang/Shell Magallanes

9:45pm - 10:15pm: Villamor/Resorts World/Newport City

10:15pm - 11pm: Lexus Manila

May 27 (Sunday): Sucat/Alabang Town Center/SLEX/Tagaytay

9am - 10am: Lexus Manila (start)

10am - 10:30am: Burgos Circle, The Fort

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10:30am - 11am: SM Bicutan going to South Super Highway

11am - 11:15am: South Super Highway/Exit Sucat/Sucat Road to BF Homes

11:15am -11:30am: BF Homes to Toyota Alabang-Zapote

11:30am - 11:45am: Commerce Road/Westgate/Alabang Town Center

11:45am - 1:30pm: Stopover at Alabang Town Center

1:30pm - 2pm: Filinvest Exit/Festival Mall/SLEX

2pm - 2:30pm: Santa Rosa exit/Paseo de Santa Rosa

2:30pm - 3pm: SLEX/Tagaytay

3pm - 4pm:  Robinsons Grocery (Starbucks)

4pm - 6pm: Antonio's Grill/Carlo's Pizza (early dinner)

6pm - 7pm: Back to Toyota Bicutan

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