Articles about Toyota 86

This, or British Racing Green Limited?
Toyota is still churning out special-edition 86s as though its life depends on it. This is the latest-a black-and-gold-themed 86 called the Black Limited, of which it will sell precisely 86 cars in its native Japan.Inspired
Here, you can also check out a ‘hachi-roku’-inspired Toyota 86
As automotive journalists,we make it a habit to look for good road trip destinations outside the metro where we can settle down and chill. And we prefer the local holes-in-the-wall joints compared to the usual corporate chains. The
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The 2010s are almost over, with just a few days left in the decade (or months, if you're counting 2020 as the final year, as purists do). It's been a wild ride since the global financial crisis of 2008, and
It’s a very diverse set of cars
This is the car that turned electric power from an oddball curio into a properly desirable object. By now, the Model S's achievements are basically hard-coded into every car person's psyche. We know it can out-drag supercars. We
Ramon Bautista takes this Japanese scooter for a spin
If you're looking for a gateway to the world of two wheels, how about giving this a try? This is the Honda Zoomer ('Ruckus' in the US and Canada), a 50cc liquid-cooled scooter with a top speed of 60kph. Despite
We hope this partnership continues
Don't worry, Toyota and Subaru haven't forgotten about the 86 and BRZ twins. In an official announcement, both companies have committed to working together on the next generation of the affordable, rear-drive hero.Indeed, the announcement notes the pursuit
Far into the sunset he goes
A blind mechanic's dream comes true as he's given the chance of a lifetime to drive a Mercedes-AMG GT R on a seemingly endless dirt road. No obstacles, no boundaries, just pure fun between man and machine. Seeing his
One of Japan’s most famous driving roads
It'll take only minor knowledge of Japanese car culture to understand why this special-edition model for the US market is cool. Named the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, it's named after the Hakone Turnpike, one of Japan's most iconic
Only available in Japan. Damn
If you are a fan of the traditional sports car (front-engine and rear-wheel-drive), then you will be drooling over the Toyota 86 British Green Limited version, a Japan-only release that driving enthusiasts will appreciate.This 86 is a
*prays for a turbo*
It seems that Toyota is on a quest to revamp its dependable-but-drab brand persona. According to a report by Jalopnik, the Japanese carmaker has plans to bring the 86 into a second generation. Well, sort of. The word actually came
Anything is possible
Nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it. It's a cliché, we know-but every once in a while, a story pops up on our feeds that restores our faith in the human spirit.Take Dr. Amit Patel, for
Seems like only yesterday
Fascinating admission from the boss of Toyota. He's talking about the fact that these days in Japan, many kids, when they're old enough to get a driving licence, just don't bother: "It is often said that young people have
Now this is a celebration
It's the eighth month and the sixth day of 2018, and the Daikoku Futo rest-slash parking area is proving elusive. Yeah, we're lost again, having gotten confused navigating Tokyo's raised expressway, but eventually we spot the correct downward
A new car with an old school approach
The 86 is a sports car that's relatively unique in its sector. Apart from the Subaru BRZ it's 99% identical to, of course. There's no turbocharger, very little chassis tech and some deliberately skinny tires. It's primary aim
This is the trim we want
In a time filled with turbocharged engines, torquey electric motors, and complex all-wheel drive systems, a basic naturally aspirated rear-wheel-drive sports car offers a different kind of fun.We've been big fans of the Toyota 86 since it
A good thing or a bad thing?
While a handful of concept vehicles unveiled at motor shows never make it to production, many of them come back to auto exhibitions ready to take on the market. Case in point: the Lexus LC500. Launched in the Philippine market in 2017,
It has a new color, Brembos, and Sachs suspension
Sound the special edition klaxon! The Toyota 86 now comes in a new shade of blue, and it could be the best new-school Hachi-Roku yet.Seriously. Because beyond the Electric Blue paint-which looks like the satisfying middle ground between
It's everything a rear-wheel-drive sports coupe should be
I'm driving around our cover shoot location with our videographer. He asks me to say a line or two on why I love the Toyota 86. This should be easy because I know exactly how I feel about this car--I'
One shoot, six awesome rides
Cars. We all love them in general, but there are a select few that will always hold a special place in our hearts.Maybe for you it's a classic roadster or a rugged SUV. But regardless of make and model, if
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