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Toyota and Subaru are developing a second-generation 86 sports coupe

Discussion in 'Toyota Passenger and Sports Car' started by BGroot, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. BGroot

    BGroot Moderator

    Word is just in from The Japan Times that Toyota and Subaru are rebooting the beloved 86 sports coupe for a second generation. The two companies supposedly just commenced development for the next-gen model with plans to launch the car by 2021, according to sources within the company.

    The 86 became an instant hit among sports car enthusiasts for its rear-wheel drive platform, manual transmission offering, and affordability. Since launching, the Toyota and Subaru 86 platform sold as the Scion FR-S, the Toyota GT 86, and the Subaru BR-Z. The Scion model has since been discontinued as the Scion brand itself went defunct. Now, it remains to be sold here stateside as the Toyota “86,” alongside its Subaru cousin.

    Not many details are available just yet. But The Japan Times reportedly heard through the grapevine that the next-gen model will get.... READ MORE HERE
     

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