It reaches the end of the cycle conceptual Toyota Ft-86 . The whole saga full of mystery, rumors, leaks and data and images provided dropper reaches its final season as a concept to give life to a new story short: its commercial life.And the result of these last episodes we already know full what the FT-86 production, despite having already certain sense that we know it as well as if you take a few months longer for sale.
The news arriving from his native Japan, where he is getting everything ready for the Tokyo Motor Show and between preparations, Toyota has assembled a group of journalists to test the model and in the circuit of Fuji Speedway . Curiously its final name will be GT 86 for Europe , Scion FR-S in the US market and just 86 in Japan, bringing life back to Hachiroku name.
Under that name a process of two years in which we have seen week after week as they arrived new data and rumors that we can finally confirm and meet the model that is destined to become one of the sports bases pleasure of driving hides Japanese.
As for its dimensions, it measures 4,240 mm long, 1,285 mm high and 1,775 mm wide. Autoblog weight for a figure of 1,180 points kg, Toyota has left us an interesting fact about this, have a weight distribution of 53:47 . Its center of gravity is located just 475 mm , a center of gravity really low which gives us a hallmark of the philosophy of the GT 86, may potentially have other major rivals, but an exemplary sporting behavior is sought through sensations and feel of the whole although i do not want to talk in depth about it without first try.
The chassis is completed with a front axle equipped with suspensions MacPherson and double oscillating arms in the rear . It will have ventilated brakes and 17 – inch wheels standard, with 18 in the JDM version.The set is added ABS and stability control moron as befits a sports deal.
Toyota also has left us and see inside that highlights the leather with red stitching on the steering wheel, shift, handbrake and details like doors and trim the bottom of the center console; the front of the dashboard finished in carbon fiber, browser, a keypad type “lever plane” and boot button. Its exterior little remains that Bordetella and is better than contemplate for yourselves in the gallery. It is less to see on our streets … and know first hand if waiting so long and so much media hype correspond to the final car.
Priced in Spain that starts from 29,990 euros for the manual version has a striking look and aboxer engine as heart, propeller 2 liter four – cylinder naturally aspirated (or what is the same NA, does not resort to turbocharging forced by a turbo for example) injection D-4S and develops200 horsepower from the front of Hachioku to the rear wheels, managed through a gearbox 6 – speed manual or automatic with paddles behind the steering wheel and differential limited slip. Its torque is 205 Nm at 6,600 rpm .