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July 26, 2014

Latest updates on a tweaked Toyota 86 (2014)

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Latest updates on a tweaked Toyota 86 (2014)

Latest updates on a tweaked Toyota 86 (2014)

According to seems to have made its sports coupe even better by revising by chief engineer Tetsuya Tada this June/July (2014). This third and most significant update yet with this latest revision, which follows the deletion of the full-size spare wheel in favour of cargo space shortly after launch (June 2012) as well as adding a rear spoiler to GTS models and the GT auto making the limited-slip differential fitted to all other variants (Sept 2013). The revised will decrease body lean when cornering and increase handling stability and response.

is an affordable sports car that is all about driver involvement, and its chief engineer is passionate about constantly evolving and enhancing this aspect of its appeal,” said Toyota ‘s executive director or sales and marketing, Tony Cramb.

“This clever fine- of the universally acclaimed dynamics of the car will ensure its handling responsiveness is even more closely attuned to the driver’s intentions.”

There are some changes to the interior as well. The entry-level GT model now gets the same dashboard as the high-spec GTS model. That means a digital speedo and shift lights are now included in the GT.

The GTS now comes equipped with a reversing camera and the carbon fibre-look instrument surround.

Both models also get a new ‘shark fin’ antenna on the roof, replacing the previous regular antenna mounted on the roof.

for the GT are unchanged, $29,990 (plus on-road costs) for the manual and $32,790 (plus on-roads) for the auto. However, the GTS is now $500 more expensive for the manual and the automatic is $800 pricier thanks to the changes.

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