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Toyota News: Is Toyota Working On A Hotter GT 86?


William Maley

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Toyota has said that the primary focus of the GT 86 is handling, not horsepower. However, some recent comments from the chief engineer, Tetsuo Tada show Toyota could be making horsepower a bigger focus.

Tada told Autocar that test versions of a hotter GT 86 using superchargers have already been made and are currently being “evaluated” by Toyota Racing Development. Tada said the reason why they’re evaluating superchargers due to the simplicity of it than enlarging the engine and provides better response than adding a turbo.

Tada also said TRD is looking at suspension modifcations to handle the extra power.

Source: Autocar


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2 minutes ago, Frisky Dingo said:

Haha, wow. This thread makes for a good read now, huh??

Your grand daughter can go to prom with her future (as yet unborn for a few decades) boyfriend in the hotted up Toyota 86 that finally comes out...

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