The all-new Toyota GT86 coupe will cost around £25,000 when it reaches the UK next summer.
GT86 is the name for the coupe in Europe, as a tribute to the Corolla Levin AE86. In Japan the new car will simply be known as ‘86’ and US models will be called FR-S and sold under Toyota’s Scion sub-brand. The rear-drive coupe had been known as FT-86 throughout its development.
Full technical details of the GT86, which makes its world debut at this week’s Tokyo motor show alongside its co-developed Subaru BRZ sibling, reveal its 2.0-litre four-cylinder boxer engine produces 197bhp at 7000rpm and 151lb ft at 6600rpm. Top speed for the 1180kg front-engined coupe is likely to be around 155mph.
The GT86 can be ordered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed auto gearbox, the latter being controlled via steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. A limited-slip differential also features.