Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has launched the cost-effective TMG GT86 CS-V3 race car. The TMG GT86 CS-V3 has been refined and packaged as an entry-level race car for easy maintenance, low running costs and great fun.
The TMG GT86 CS-V3 has been specifically developed for the V3 class of Nürburgring-based VLN series and features a stiffened chassis, optimised weight distribution for racing as well as a racing exhaust, suspension and brakes.
TMG President, Yoshiaki Kinoshita said “The Toyota GT86 is a perfect car for production-based motorsport. It already looks fantastic and has superb handling, so with further performance and safety upgrades we have created a really exciting and competitive car which is extremely cost effective.”
The Toyota 86 was recently launched in South Africa and is offered in three models namely the 86 Standard 6-speed manual, the 86 High 6-speed manual and the 86 High 6-speed automatic. The Toyota 86 is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.0-litre Subaru engine that produces 147kW at 7 000rpm with a maximum torque figure of 205Nm. The Toyota 86 will accomplish 0-100km/h in 7.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 226km/h. Fuel consumption is rated at 7.8 litres/100km for the manual variant, while the automatic achieves 7.1-litres/100km.
Toyota 86 - Price
|Toyota 86 Standard 6-speed Manual ||R298 500|
|Toyota 86 High 6-speed Manual||R329 400|
|Toyota 86 High 6-speed Automatic||R346 500|
All models include a 4-year/60 000km Service Plan with service intervals at 15 000km, 3-year/100 000km warranty and 24hr ToyotaCare roadside assistance.