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2024 Toyota GR86 Revealed In Japan With AE86 40th Anniversary Edition

24 Sep 2023
  • What are the specifications of the new GR86?
  • What are the specifications of the AE86 40th Anniversary Edition?

Toyota has a rich history in the world of sports cars, and one of its most iconic models is the AE86, which gained fame as the "Hachi-Roku" in Japan. Now, in a move that's sure to delight automotive enthusiasts around the world, Toyota has revealed the 2024 GR86, complete with a special AE86 40th Anniversary Edition. This limited-production sports car pays homage to its legendary predecessor and promises to be a thrilling addition to the Toyota lineup. With only 200 units set for production, it's a collector's dream and a true testament to the AE86's enduring legacy.

The New GR86

The New GR86

Fast forward to 2024, and Toyota has reincarnated the spirit of the AE86 in the form of the GR86. This compact sports car retains its rear-wheel-drive layout, emphasizing the pure joy of driving. The 2024 GR86 features a lightweight body, a low center of gravity, and a finely-tuned suspension, all aimed at delivering a dynamic driving experience reminiscent of its iconic ancestor.

Under the hood, the GR86 packs a 2.4-liter flat-four engine that produces 228 horsepower, a significant upgrade over its predecessor. This power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual or automatic transmission, offering drivers the choice between a traditional manual experience or the convenience of an automatic gearbox.

AE86 40th Anniversary Edition

AE86 40th Anniversary Edition

The highlight of the 2024 GR86 launch is undoubtedly the AE86 40th Anniversary Edition. This special edition pays homage to the original AE86 with a range of exclusive features that are sure to please die-hard fans. Limited to just 200 units worldwide, it's a true collector's item.

The AE86 40th Anniversary Edition boasts a striking two-tone paint scheme, combining a classic white body with a black roof and hood. This design is a nod to the iconic Panda Trueno AE86 that became famous in the world of motorsports. The car also features unique badging, including a special 40th Anniversary emblem on the exterior.

Inside, the cabin is adorned with premium materials and special AE86-themed touches. The sporty seats are upholstered in a combination of leather and Alcantara, providing both comfort and support during spirited driving. An exclusive plaque on the dashboard reminds owners of the limited production run.

Performance-wise, the AE86 40th Anniversary Edition benefits from unique suspension tuning, enhancing its cornering prowess and handling precision. It's a package that's designed to capture the spirit of the original AE86 while delivering modern performance.

The 2024 Toyota GR86 and the AE86 40th Anniversary Edition are a fitting tribute to the legendary AE86, a car that left an indelible mark on the world of sports cars. Toyota's commitment to delivering an engaging, driver-focused experience shines through in the GR86's design and performance. The limited-production AE86 40th Anniversary Edition is a rare gem that pays homage to its heritage while embracing modern technology.

With only 200 units available, the AE86 40th Anniversary Edition is set to become a collector's item and a coveted piece of automotive history. Whether you're a long-time fan of the AE86 or simply someone who appreciates the thrill of driving, the 2024 Toyota GR86 and its special edition are sure to ignite your passion for sports cars. Toyota's dedication to honoring its past while embracing the future is evident in every aspect of these vehicles, making them a must-see for car enthusiasts around the world.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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