One of the most interesting drive tests of the new Toyota GT 86 has been made by Nino Karotta, and the sports car has taken him from one part of Europe to the other.
The Japanese sports car is entering our news once again and after the model has been officially revealed a few months ago and already launched on several markets across the globe, the Toyota GT 86 is being taken out for a spin by Nino Karotta in what is definitely one of the most interesting drive tests made with the vehicle until now. But rather than talk about it, we’d better let you watch it, right after the jump.
As a quick reminder, the Toyota GT 86 is powered by the same engine as the Subaru BRZ or the Scion FR-S, which is the 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol unit, borrowed by Subaru and fitted with the company’s D-4S direct injection. The petrol engine is developing a total output of 187 horsepower, at 7,000 rpm, and it has a peak torque of 205 Nm (151 lb-ft), available at 6,600 rpm. The unit is mated to a six-speed manual in standard, or to a six-speed automatic, which will be available as an option.
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