First Toyota 86 Custom is Toyota GT86 coupe turned into a rally car
Toyota has unveiled the coupe version of the rally GT86, which won the title prefix CS-R3. The announcement was prepared by specialists’ motorsport Japanese brands – Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG).
Coupe received a two-liter horizontally opposed four modernized, forced from 200 to 240-250 horsepower. Additional capacity was achieved by reconfiguring the engine control unit and increasing the compression ratio. The unit is paired with a six-speed sequential gearbox.
Coupe equipped with adjustable shock absorbers, racing exhaust system HJS, adjustable slip differential on the rear axle, FIA homologated safety cage and 15- or 17-inch OZ wheels for driving on gravel and asphalt, respectively. Mass rally car has decreased from 1275 to 1080 pounds.
Debut of new items will be held on the ninth stage of the World Rally Championship (WRC), which will be held in late August in Germany. Coupe will not take part in the overall standings. It will serve as the official vehicle reconnaissance phase and will pass on all special stages to test the track before the race.
Toyota 86 Custom: Toyota GT86 in the unique tuning
There is no secret for everyone that many Toyota GT86 sports car buyers purchase this car only for its high potential for improvement. Tuning this Japanese coupe became commonplace and engaged them not only well-known tuning studio, but also ordinary motorists, such as a resident of Japanese Ken.
Rear-wheel drive two-door aerodynamics improved carbon sports car kit from the company Wald International, consisting of front bumper splitter, side skirts and rear bumper inserts. Lid spoiler TRD which increases down force on the rear axle are located on the trunk. Headlamps decorated carboxylic lining, while the rear of the standard optics and all refused, replacing it by a tinted LED lights Valenti.
Aggressive black body and tinted windows perfectly with 19-inch wheels BC Forged HB05, which spokes are black, and the rim covered with yellow paint. Good traction is provided by tires Toyo T1R, and handling improved due coilovers TEIN Streetflex, adjust the height and stiffness which can be due to the control unit EDFC. As for the 2.0-liter four-cylinder boxer engine, it was equipped with an inlet hose, silicone, lightweight pulley and the oil cooler from the company Perrin, exhaust manifold JDL, the rest of the exhaust system Scorpion, plug control unit BRZEdit Stage 3 from Sportisi Motorsport, oil HKS filter and oil cap neck Blitz.
Toyota 86 Custom: Cosworth is preparing to upgrade Toyota GT86
It will be released on the market a special version of Toyota GT86 with tuning from Cosworth.
As reported on the official website of the British company Cosworth Power Package for the first time will be available for the 4-cylinder boxer engine 4UGSE ( in the nomenclature of Subaru, which produces it, and, – FA20). Specific numbers firm does not call, but our sources predict increase capacity by at least 50%. Recall now returns 2.0-liter naturally aspirated “four” is rather modest 200 hp and 205 Nm torque. Tune from the legendary Cosworth, of course, save the Japanese sports car and the first fault, and the second advantage.
In fact, according to our insider, “charged” version of the GT86 will issue for 300-hp and the changes will also affect the exhaust system, brakes and suspension. “Guaranteed performance and reliability,” as promised in the Cosworth, probably cost a tidy sum, but we can’t wait to look at the result of collaboration between the Japanese and the British legends.