Recently, Toyota and Subaru jointly announced that they will officially release a jointly developed new car on April 5 this year.
Although the official did not disclose the specific model, foreign media speculated that it will be a new generation of BRZ ts version and GR 86.
As we all know, the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 are a pair of brother models. The two have the same platform and the same power,
but have different exterior designs. They are also known as the most fun driving model within 45,999 USD, which can be said to satisfy the needs of many young people. “Sports car dream”.
The new BRZ has been released before, but the new Toyota 86 has not appeared for a long time, so this time the two parties’ statements make people speculate whether the new GR 86 will be released first.
The existence of Toyota GAZOO Racing is similar to Mercedes-Benz’s AMG, BMW’s M and Audi’s RS and S series.
It specializes in creating high-performance versions of Toyota products. Recently, the familiar models are GR Supra and GR YARiS, which have extremely strong sports performance. .
The Toyota representative who participated in the conference this time is the president of GAZOO Racing, so the new car should pay more attention to sports,
and the red and blue color of the promotion poster is selected, which can not help but remind people of the scene when the previous generation 86 and BRZ were released.
In November last year, Subaru released a new generation of BEZ. The new car is still based on the existing platform, but with a brand-new exterior design. The power is replaced with a 2.4L horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine.
According to official information, the 2.4L horizontally opposed naturally aspirated engine has a maximum power of 231 horsepower,
and a peak torque of 249 N·m. The transmission part is a 6MT or 6AT gearbox and adopts a front-rear drive form.
At the same time, the new car also comes standard with LSD rear axle limited slip differential.
the 6AT gearbox has added a new sports mode, which allows faster downshifts during intense driving.