Toyota FT-86 coupe spy shots

Toyota's FT-86, its budget rear wheel drive coupe, is spied testing at the Nurburgring

The Toyota FT-86 has been spied undergoing development in Europe. The long-awaited rear-wheel drive coupe was testing at the Nurburgring with its final design camouflaged.

We’ve been teased by FT-86 concepts for nearly two years now, but with the FT-86 II Concept revealed earlier this year at March’s Geneva Motor Show, we can expect a production car come next spring.

Subscribe to evo magazine

Subscribe today to have every issue of evo delivered straight to you. You'll SAVE 39% on the shop price, and get evo for its original cover price for a whole year!

As the successor to the fabled ‘Hachiroku’ AE86 Corolla, this car means a lot to fans of the old Corolla and should entice a new generation to the appeal of a simple rear-wheel drive coupe.

Subaru will produce both its and Toyota’s version. The pair should differ in the design of their grilles, wheels and interior and are expected to have different suspension settings. The familiar 2.0-litre flat-four Subaru motor will be naturally aspirated, with around 200bhp predicted.

Advertisement - Article continues below

Prices are set to kick off at around £17,500 in Japan, rising past £20K for top-of-the-range models, which will feature stiffer suspension and Brembo brakes. Let’s hope they all come with an LSD…

Huge Toyota FT-86, Supra and Celica picture gallery




Toyota Corolla AE86: review, history, prices and specs

5 Jul 2020

Toyota MR2 Mk3 – review, history, prices and specs

28 May 2020

AC Schnitzer reveals styling and power upgrades for Toyota GR Supra

27 Nov 2019

Next generation Toyota Mirai revealed as hydrogen flagship

11 Oct 2019

Most Popular


Tecnomar launches 4000hp V12 Lamborghini yacht

The V12-powered yacht is Tecnomar’s most capable offering yet, and takes inspiration from Lamborghini’s most recent models
30 Jun 2020

Ares Panther ProgettoUno – reborn De Tomaso Pantera hits the road

5.2-litre V10 and pop-up headlights for Dany Bahar’s reimagined supercar
9 Jul 2020

Lamborghini Sián Roadster revealed with 808bhp electrified V12

The supercapacitor-equipped Lamborghini Sián has ditched its roof with a new roadster variant
8 Jul 2020
Mercedes AMG GT

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series revealed in new video

The long-awaited Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series has been shown for the first time in an official video
9 Jul 2020