Toyota GR86 racing car is priced at 89,990 USD
Toyota revealed a new track-only version of the GR86 sports car Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia (TGRA) 86 Series, will debut at the beginning of the 2024 season.
Valuation at $89,990This turnkey racing pack is based on road riding Toyota GR86but is double the price.
The racer has been developed and will be built and sold by Neal Bates Motorsport to ensure field-wide parity.
Currently available to competitors to order, approximately 35 units will be produced for the TGR 86 2024 Series.
This GR86 racer gets a full makeover and features a full roll cage, single race seats with six-point harnesses, as well as a “sports spec” steering wheel, electronic control unit (ECU) and accessories. device.
There are also control wheels and Dunlop tires, along with upgraded suspension, brakes, exhaust, oil cooler and clutch.
Toyota claims that the engine’s maximum power and torque will be about 10% more than the road-going GR86, producing 174kW of power and 250Nm of torque from the aspirated 4-cylinder boxer engine. natural 2.4 liters.
The company says other performance specifications will be confirmed upon completion of testing and final validation later this year.
Like previous reportThe TGRA 86 stream has been extended until at least the end of 2026, and it will also receive a new series of “Scholarships” in 2023.
Category administrator Neil Crompton told the media in April that his focus remains on nurturing talent in an accessible, affordable environment.
Currently, it costs $1500 per lap to join a car, and administrators told media it is possible to compete for under $5000 per race over the weekend.
Teams are only allowed to use one set of tires per race weekend, and Dunlop control rubber is expected to do the job in both wet and dry conditions.
Underneath the flagship TGRA 86 Series will be a new Scholarship category that will not only provide a home for previous generation racers, it will act as a source for the top GR Series; itself is a feeder into categories like Supercars.
The fastest drivers after the five-race championship will get to do their rounds, with a seat behind the wheel of a GR86 Series car in a race weekend to claim.
The 86 Series has provided three of the four 888 racers for the Supercar in 2022.
As for why Toyota supports the GR 86 Series? It’s all about building interest in the burgeoning Gazoo Racing brand, which has now been applied to everything from Yaris hatchback for LandCruiser 300 terrain vehicles.
Toyota Australia marketing manager Vin Naidoo said: “You need to be where the fans are, so this kind of activity. CarExpert in April of this year.
“Establishing a brand takes a lot of effort and it has to be done in many areas. You’ll see us on some areas, and it won’t be one size fits all. “
Toyota Australia only launched the new generation GR86 coupe in September this year and has guarantee about 1100 units in the first 12 months of sales – this can hardly come close to reaching demand if history is any sort of guide.
There is also a 10th Anniversary Edition GR86 arriving locally by the end of 2022, limited to just 86 acres. The car has a new orange exterior paint color, combined with a two-tone black and orange interior, as well as orange embroidered details on the doors.
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