2024 Toyota GR86 Trueno Edition – Tribute to a Niche Legend

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Toyota’s entering into family tree — researching the household historical past, most likely gonna do a kind of 23andMe issues.

Final 12 months, the model gave the world a Nineteen Eighties throwback for the 4Runner’s fortieth anniversary.

This week, it celebrated the Supra’s forty fifth with a Nineties-inspired version.

Now, it’s digging a bit deeper and extra obscure. The 2024 Toyota GR86 Trueno Version honors a automotive few keep in mind except they go digging within the archives. However somebody at Toyota is seemingly sleuthing and loving it.

A Legend to Drifters

The Toyota Sprinter Trueno was a 2-door hatchback derived from the Corolla with a couple of efficiency components to show it into one of many unique sizzling hatches. If the identify isn’t acquainted to you, that’s as a result of it by no means bought nicely within the U.S., the place it was folded again into the Corolla lineup after a quick look within the Nineteen Eighties.

Nevertheless it has a cult following as one of many first vehicles outstanding within the drifting scene. The mid-Nineteen Eighties model had the inner code identify AE86 at Toyota, and when you’ve been paying consideration, you simply discovered the place we’re going.

Toyota will honor the basic sprinter with a 2024 GR86 Trueno Version.

Toyota says, “the GR86 is acknowledged by many lovers as Toyota’s religious successor to the AE86.”

Restricted Version

The corporate will construct simply 860 copies for the U.S. market. Toyota will provide them in crimson or white, with a Nineteen Eighties-inspired graphics package deal together with a thick black hood stripe and two thick stripes on the doorways. The mirror caps and duckbill spoiler put on the identical black. They’ll experience on model-specific 18-inch alloy wheels.

Toyota says pricing shall be out there “later this 12 months.” The present Toyota GR86 begins at $28,400.

Inside, crimson and black fake suede and leather-based seats proceed the colour scheme.

New Efficiency Components for Each GR86 

The Trueno Version comes with a brand new Efficiency Bundle that shall be non-compulsory on each GR86. It features a new set of ZF Sachs dampers, Brembo brake calipers, and new suspension tuning from Toyota’s Gazoo Racing unit. Surprisingly, Toyota says the package will even be out there as an improve to current 2022 and 2023 GR86 fashions.

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