Video: 2020 Toyota 86 Review and Track Test

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ajdBs3k452c

The limited Hakone Edition Toyota 86 doesn't add any more power to the equation, but it does add bronze wheels, exclusive green exterior paint, and a tan and black interior. Does the 86 actually need anything more to make it capable on track? Presented by CRC Industries.

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irish44j (Forum Supporter)
irish44j (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
6/1/20 8:41 p.m.

I saw one yesterday. The color is nice in person.

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Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
6/1/20 8:45 p.m.

The Hakone is not a Japan only model?

Dangit, if Toyota was not dangling the Corolla Gazoo over my head, I'd be all over that.  I'm kind of in the market for a new car and the frisbee ticks a lot of buttons.  (None of them SENSIBLE buttons, but they are buttons nonetheless)

parker
parker Reader
6/2/20 9:21 a.m.

The Corolla is a warmed up FWD economy car.  The 86 is RWD driving enjoyment.  Drive one, let the tail hang out. 

I went from a Cobalt SS turbo with a tune to my FR-S.  The Cobalt was massively faster but I enjoy driving the FR-S much more.

 

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
6/2/20 12:07 p.m.

In reply to parker :

It's a warmed up, turbocharged all wheel drive economy car... smiley

bswanny
bswanny New Reader
6/2/20 6:59 p.m.

Loved this review. Great in depth comparison with the DSG GTI as well

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
6/3/20 9:06 p.m.

In reply to parker :

Then add in the color on this one. Green with bronze? Sign me up. 

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