A leaked presentation slide published on social media has seemingly confirmed the new Toyota GR 86 is scheduled to debut towards the middle of 2021.
The slide uploaded to Instagram by @allcarnews shows the second-generation 86, which is expected to be rebranded as the GR 86 under the Gazoo Racing banner, is due in the (northern hemisphere) summer of 2021.
According to the post (embedded below), the new GR 86 will offer 190 kW from its turbocharged engine, again directed to the rear axle.
Earlier reports claimed the new version, which will again be developed alongside the Subaru BRZ, would employ either a Subaru-sourced turbocharged 2,4-litre engine or the same automaker’s upcoming turbocharged 1,8-litre flat-four unit.
Interestingly, though, the peak power output mentioned above would leave the new GR 86 matching the entry-level 2,0-litre, four-cylinder Supra offered in some markets.
In September 2019, Toyota and Subaru announced a new “business and capital alliance”, which includes the Japanese firms jointly developing follow-ups to the 86 and BRZ. This came after reports out of Japan suggested the two sportscars were facing the axe.
The Toyota GT86 line-up in South Africa currently comprises just a single derivative, priced at R632 200. The BRZ, meanwhile, was pulled from the local market back in September 2015.
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The Future: Toyota + Lexus ?? _____________________________________ [3/23/20] A MASSIVE leak has just unveiled a plethora of plans for Toyota and Lexus over the next few years so let’s dive right in! First up is the all new BRZ and GR86 (yep no more GT86) which will be on a new platform with a 255HP Turbocharged engine, better interior and of course RWD coming in July of 2021. Then a Camry refresh in 2021 with a new generation in 2024 and a Avalon refresh in 2022. Then a new 2021 Corolla Crossover and the Venza is coming back. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ? @Allcarnews Industry Update ? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Then comes the all new 4Runner and Sequoia coming in 2022 based on the all new 2021 Tundra that will ride on the all new TNGA-F chassis. These will get a TwinTurbo Hybrid V6 and NO MORE V8. Then a new 2024 Tacoma. Lexus is killing off V8 models under the $90k price point and an all new TwinTurbo V8 will debut in the 2022 LC-F. The LS and ES are getting a 2022 refresh and the GS if being killed off and replaced with a Lexus version of the new RWD Toyota Mirai sedan. The all new IS is coming for 2021. An all new NX is coming on the new TNGA-K platform with a new 14in Touchscreen and 5 different powertrains. An all new RX is coming in 2023 and the GX is being replaced in 2023 with a new model. The LX is going to be insane with a TT V6 hybrid in 2022 and will compete with the Bentayga with a TT V8Land. The Landcruiser on the other hand will be turned into a stripped out off roader and lose any sort of luxury focus in favor of hardcore off roading. ________________________________________ ACN EXTRA: The best part is all of this is real as it was leaked from a recent dealer conference!! ? ________________________________________ Text by @allcarnews #Toyota #GR #JDM #GazooRacing #GRYaris #RallyRacing ||#powerful #performance #turbocharged #supercharged #advanced #SupercarsRevamped #Supercar #HyperCar #ItsWhiteNoise #carlifestyle #MadWhips #CupGang #Carstagram #BlackList #AmazingCars247 An #allcarnews post
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