2016 Toyota GT 86 Release Date,Price, Specs, Engine – After it’s unveiling, the new GT 86 has been able to attract the attention of fans worldwide. The vehicle has been remodelled and redesigned in a spectacular fashion that will guarantee it nets new buyers and retain the current ones too. It will now be both cost effective and fuel efficient as well.
The new vehicle’s price will be slashed by up to 2,000 pounds over the previous model. This price cut might be an incentive to new buyers considering the previous model had some faults that affected its sales volume considerably.
According to the photos we have of the new Toyota GT 86 2016, it is quite clear that the new vehicle now comes with a completely new design that previously. It also comes with an improved engine as well.
During its construction, the engineers used plenty of lightweight materials during its design that has consequently led to a significant reduction of its weight. We should therefore expect better speed, fuel efficiency and enhanced aerodynamics to counter air resistance. All these features will enable the vehicle to be a top performer.
Exterior Design of New 2016 Toyota GT 86
Despite all the fancy tidbits that are expected to be featured in the upcoming new lightweight GT 86, the Japanese automaker has revealed that the car will be exclusive for its fans in Britain. Little information has been diverged on the possibilities of providing the vehicle for the American market.
Only two words can describe the intricate design of the new 2016 Toyota GT 86, that is elegance and utmost comfort. As already mentioned above, the new model will feature some remodelling and redesigns that will significantly alter the design language of the previous model.
The most noticeable thing that is eye-catching is the extensive grille that manifests on the front fascia. Viewed from the side, a discerning eye will immediately notice that the car has a long bonnet in comparison to the pony tail.
The grille has been redesigned and has been adapted to the new-look car, consequently making it aggressive than before. At the back, a splitter has been added while the exhaust pipes protrude from beneath it.
The driveability of the vehicle will assuredly be enhanced by the combination of several redesigns that have been incorporated in the new vehicle especially the aerodynamic and lightweight aspect.
Interior Photos – 2016 Toyota GT 86
The interior of the new vehicle will blend well with the exterior thanks to the use of top quality materials. The vehicle will be very comfortable and elegant in multiple ways as it offers a number of amenities and additional features that will catch traditional users of this car by surprise.
There are a variety of safety, convenience, In Car entertainment, and control features that will certainly offer its users an ambient driving experience. To begin with, the seats will make use of high quality materials for its interior.
Furthermore, the interior will be spacious enough in comparison to the outgoing model. Some of the fancy standard features to expect from the new GT 86 include the following; Toyota’s touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, etc.
The safety features have not been overlooked either and will now include many add-ons over the previous model. New features will now include seven airbags, stability control, limited fixed differential, etc.
Engine – Toyota GT 86, 2016
Engine wise, the new GT 86 base and convertible model will retain the current model’s 2.0L four-cylinder engine which is capable of generating up to 200 horsepower and 190 pounds of torque.
However, the engines that will be provided will boast of superior fuel consumption over its predecessor. The driving configurations will be reminiscent of the forerunner, and that being said, buyers should expect an 8-speed auto gearbox as regards the transmission system.
The sedan will however come with a 1.5L four-cylinder turbocharged engine that will be capable of generating up to 180 horsepower and 220 pounds of torque. also available is a GT 86 TRD model that will boasts of around 2.4L four-cylinder turbocharged boxer and compares similarly to the Impreza STI.
The engine will be able to crank out 300 horsepower and 300 pounds of torque. Dissimilar to the Sedan, the TRD trim model will come equipped with either an AWD system or a RWD system.
The Japanese automaker is also anticipated to make available a hybrid option that will utilize a hybrid powertrain. The most probable engine will be a 2.4L engine combined to an electric motor.
Release Date & Price of the New 2016 Toyota GT 86
The company is yet to officially announce the release date of the brand new 2016 Toyota GT 86, however industry experts predict that the vehicle will hit showrooms towards the end of the first quarter.
The pricing details allege that the model will retail somewhere around $20,000. But the Convertible and Sedan models are set to attract a considerable higher price.