There has never been any debate about the fact that the Toyota GT86 is the ultimate driver’s toy. Acclaimed for its sheer driving fun, its pure handling, it was credited for bringing passion back to Toyota. So is it the perfect sports coupé then? We thought so, until Chief Engineer Tetsuya Tada rolled out even better handling and crisper steering for the 2015 Model Year. He talks to us about the changes he made.
As the curtain came down on the FIA World Endurance Championship at the end of November in Bahrain for TOYOTA Racing, VLN participants have also been putting their feet up to enjoy a well-deserved post-season break. Click through the break as we take a look back at the inaugural TMG GT86 Cup and the birth of our own TMG United team.
Taking the honour of honours amongst a full house of legendary drivers, South African Giniel de Villiers and his Dakar Racing Toyota Hilux was honoured with the Driver’s Award at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Read more after the break. (more…)
Last year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed marked the UK launch of the Toyota GT86. This year, the popular sports coupé is back having won countless awards around the world since its debut. Motorsport fans will also have a rare chance to see Toyota’s Le Mans heritage in action on the world-famous hill climb, not to mention an impressive gathering of rally cars from past and present. Read more after the break. (more…)
Toyota and Lexus arrived at the Green Hell in force over the 24 hour race weekend with 10 race cars to tackle the 25km circuit. Toyota Swiss Racing secured the team’s second class victory in two years at this year’s rain-affected race. Click through to read more. (more…)
Picture this: it’s a hot day with the sun blazing down. The keys to your FT-86 Open concept are ready. You turn the key and the engine roars to life. What would you do next? Watch our latest video feature “Shadow Dodging” after the break.
Last month, Toyota Motor Corporation announced the GAZOO Racing entry for this year’s 24 Hours Nürburgring Race. Our Japanese outfit will once again tackle the Green Hell with two race-prepared Toyota 86 (marketed as the Toyota GT86 in Europe) and one Lexus LFA. Click through the break to see the first pictures. (more…)
The first-ever TMG GT86 Cup season is getting ever closer and the imagination is starting to run wild with the thought of several of these stunning race cars fighting it out around the awesome Nürburgring Nordschleife. (more…)