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Tokyo: Toyota GT 86 officially revealed

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Tokyo: Toyota GT 86 officially revealed

After presenting us with the new Toyota GT 86 ahead of its Tokyo Motor Show debut, the Japanese based automaker has officially revealed its newest model at the most important Asian automotive event.

According to the car manufacturer, the Toyota GT 86 is powered by a front mounted high-revving 2.0 liter four-cylinder Subaru “borrowed” boxer engine with the company’s D-4S direct injection technology, mated to a manual transmission which is sending power to the rear wheels. The engine in the new Toyota GT 86 is developing a total output of 197 horsepower at 7.000 rpm and has a peak torque of 205 Nm (151 lb-ft) available at 6.600 rpm.

The Japanese based automaker says that the GT 86 is 4.240 mm long, 1.285 mm high and 2.570 mm wide, being the most compact four-seat sports car on the market and also having a weight distribution ratio of 53:47 (front to rear). The low driver position and GT 86 has been made on a new platform with highly aerodynamic bodyshell stretched tight over the car’s mechanical elements.

Toyota says that the low center of gravity and aerodynamic performance, along with the more compact dimensions, have been inspired by motorsport technology. More details about the Toyota GT 86 will be officially released when the model will go on sale. As a reminder, the GT 86 is the production version of the FT-86 Concept and it will hit the over-seas auto market as the Scion FR-S.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 - filed under Motor Shows, News, Toyota, Videos. Image credit: .
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