The Toyota 86 is a popular sight on local roads, for two main reasons: It is a Toyota; It is one of SA’s most affordable… Read more →
Toyota’s 86/GT86 is an ideal track car – it’s relatively light weight, rear-wheel drive with a mechanical LSD. But which road car couldn’t do with… Read more →
Toyota is about to pull the wraps off its drop-top 86 model at the Geneva Motor Show next week but it seems someone within the… Read more →
No sooner had Toyota announced that it was working on an open-top version of the 86 when an eagle-eyed reader spotted a production-spec model here in Cape Town.
Toyota’s 86 sportscar has been such a headline-grabbing project for the Japanese giant that it now appears to have given the go-ahead for two more… Read more →
CAR track test ace Deon Joubert shakes down a Toyota 86 at Killarney before discussing the finer points of the newcomer with CAR’s Juliet McGuire and Ian McLaren. See an expert drift an 86 with glee, with excellent in-car commentary and track footage as well!
The folks at Toyota Philippines really know how to make a Toyota 86 promotional video. Just take one sopping wet and satisfyingly deserted airfield, add a clutch of Toyota 86s piloted by professional drivers and let them go wild. The result is a slew of sideways shenanigans and some Gymkaha-esque antics – enjoy!
The Toyota 86 has just been launched on the local market and the CAR team is eagerly anticipating the opportunity to sample Toyota’s most exciting model in recent years. Here we see the Toyota 86 taking a sideways drift down memory lane to pay homage to its spiritual ancestors: the Toyota Sports 800 and the AE86.
Check out our first driving impression of the Toyota 86 here
The 86 is one of the most enjoyable (and relatively affordable) new models to reach South African shores in a long time.
The Toyota 86, probably the firm’s most eagerly anticipated model in recent years, is finally being launched in South Africa this week with prices starting at R298 500.