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Facelifted Toyota 86 to come soon

By Faiming_low on 10 Nov 2015 in New model

Attached Image Introduced around 2012, the time has come for the Toyota to give its well received 86 a facelift, which will reportedly be revealed next year. It is likely to get an revised suspension setting, new styling, and maybe, a slight increase in power.

Attached Image According to Carscoops, Tetsuya Tada, the company’s chief engineer said that the updated model will also get a carbon-roofed version for the more hardcore buyers.

Speaking to Australia's Motoring during the recent Tokyo motor show, Tetsuya also ruled out using Subaru's current range of turbocharged engines from the WRX, citing poor fuel consumption and CO2 for use in the future. The lack of an interesting soundtrack from the engine was also a cause for concern for Toyota.

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Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?

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Sdf4786k Nov 07 2015 02:30 PM

hardly worth looking forward to if there is no bump in power rating.


Its like a good enough car yet something not completely finished

Watwheels Nov 08 2015 09:49 PM

I do not understand why Toyota die die have to look to Subaru for its TC boxer engines. Doesn't Lexus have a 2.0L TC inline4 engine in the NX200t?

Faiming_low Nov 09 2015 09:18 PM

I do not understand why Toyota die die have to look to Subaru for its TC boxer engines. Doesn't Lexus have a 2.0L TC inline4 engine in the NX200t?


My guess is because the Boxer engine has a lower center of gravity. There might be some political issues between the two companies that we don't know too... 

Sdf4786k Nov 12 2015 08:53 AM

I supposed its similar to Miata..


If they switch track by making a cheap economical Rear wheel drive Mazda 3 and forget about weight savings, it could possibly be one of the most sort after "swatch watch" rear wheel drive econo box to made the jap proud...


Just take everything and throw it together and plonk the chassis in ..body and all...


don't have to use alu or light weight .. just cheap cast iron

Soran Nov 12 2015 05:28 PM

Just turbo the damn thing already.


Even with low boost with around 240hp will be a vast improvement for this car

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