For all Europeans, you better brace yourself for the arrival of the 2013 Toyota GT 86. Yup… the Toyobaru vehicle that shares the same DNA with Subaru BRZ will be trying to impress the European customers with the affordable coupe sportscar theme they have been spreading for the past few months. Can you guess which auto show that the big T has chosen to give the proper introductory for this Japanese coupe affordable sportscar?
The proper venue for European introductory for 2013 GT 86 is none other than the 2012 Geneva Motor Show which will be held next month. Toyota knows that European market is one of the potential markets for its affordable coupe sportscar because although the total power output is not more than 200 horsepower, there are many tuning specialists and aftermarket developers which can’t wait to transform the 2013 Toyota GT 86 into one menacing coupe.
The 2013 Toyota GT 86 is compact 2+2 coupe that has dimension of 4,240mm in length, 1,285mm in height, and 2,570mm in width. Autoevolution.com mentioned that the affordable coupe sportscar is powered by 2.0L boxer engine which developed by Subaru with the direct injection technology courtesy of Toyota in the form of D-4S. The total power output for 2013 GT 86 is 200 ponies and the power transfers to the back by standard 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw lever or 6-speed automatic transmission for the optional.