Want some more power from your sports coupe? If so, you'll be thrilled to hear that the 2019
As "North America's highest performance 86 version", the new package is essentially a carbon copy of the mechanical bits that make up the optional performance package on the '86 Twin, the
Homework is a bad thing. The 86 TRD Special Edition receives new Sachs shock absorbers, 18 times 7.5-inch rims (from 17×7 on the standard 86) and Michelin Pilot Sport 4 summer tires (instead of the standard Michelin Primacy HP rubber). Additional braking options are offered by Brembo brakes with 12.8-inch front discs and 12.4-inch rear discs. Based on our experience with the aforementioned
Performance that should make the 86 TRD more entertaining on public roads and more suitable on the racetrack.
To let your compatriots know they are cars and coffee, this is the limited edition model 86 TRD features a new TRD-specific front end, side skirts, rear diffuser, spoiler and TRD-specific exhaust. The coupe comes only in "Raven" (aka black) painted and has a neat, heritage-inspired yellow-orange-red hockey stick decal on its front fenders. The interior features a red-black steering wheel, a red-black seat padding, embroidered TRD logos and numerous red contrasting seams.
Power comes from the standard 2.0-liter, 86-horsepower, 156-horsepower, four-cylinder engine as you choose the six-speed manual gearbox – the only choice for the TRD Special Edition. Opt for a six-speed automatic transmission on the regular
or 86 GT and your engine delivers 200 hp and 151 lbs.
With its real performance improvements, this special edition 86 is much more exciting for us enthusiasts than the last limited edition of the car, the issue. It was all about visual enhancements and additional interior features (like a color-trip computer) rather than a faster gear.
Toyota will sell only 1,418 units of the TRD Special Edition for $ 32,420 each. Compared to the starting price of the BRZ Performance 2018 of $ 29,640. The Toyota 86 from 2019 will be available in August.