Toyota has confirmed that it will be bringing 250 TRD GT86s into the UK – the first time an official TRD model has been offered in the UK. The new model will go on sale from March with prices starting from £31,495.
Toyota Racing Developments is the official tuning arm of Toyota, and has been responsible for the company’s Motorsport activities and aftermarket tuning parts for many years.
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The UK GT86 TRD model boasts a set of 18-inch TF6 alloy wheels, new front and rear bumpers, side skirts and ‘fast-response’ quad-exhaust system. The new aerodynamic modifications are said to improve high-speed stability. Other tweaks include TRD-branded radiator cap fuel filler cap and gear knob.
Performance remains unchanged, with a 0-62mph time of 7.7 seconds and 140mph top speed, although the fuel consumption and CO2 figures have suffered slightly at 192g/km (up from 181g/km) and 34.9mpg (up from 36.2mpg) for the manual.