2017 Toyota 86 – Review, Specs and Release Date

Toyota recently introduced a new FT-86 concept that will be a significant addition to the Toyota family. 2017 Toyota 86 model will be an affordable version of a sports car that will be offering luxury and the power at the same time. The front fascia will be different in this particular model with the little-extended body parts towards the front. There will be a big facelift offered to the users. The exterior configurations changes will certainly contribute elegant tweaks to the model. A number of attributes will be revised in the model like the suspension system and the power generation of the engine. It will be sold as the 2017 Scion FR-S in the United States.

2017 Toyota 86 - front

2017 Toyota 86 – Design Features

From the outside angles, it can clearly be seen that the new model will have a focused character. The front bumper will be having a lot of curves. The front grille will only be restricted towards the lower part of the bumper. One of the features that will make the model distinct is the identical pattern used in the head and the tail lights. Instead of the fog lights, there will be three horizontal bars placed inside a triangular shape. The front fenders will be slighter higher than the bonnet. A large horizontal bar is developed just above the grille. The air intake will be better with the grille design developed.

2017 Toyota 86 - redesign

2017 Toyota 86 coupe will have a compact tailgate. Near the front pillars, there will exhaust provided for the air intake to the front fenders. The wedge of the model will be supported by the exterior slope design. Extensive body lines are used to the most part of the exterior and the back bumper. The alloy wheels will be 18 inches in size. The lower back bumper around the diffuser will be black in color and there will be a thick border line running towards the width of the diffuser. From the inside, there will some noticeable changes. There will be a set of audio buttons provided with the instrument cluster and the center console. There will be a 7-inch touch screen that will have all the latest controls.

2017 Toyota 86 -interior

Engine Specs

The new 2017 Toyota 86 will have a 2.0L boxer four engine that can generate 205 horsepower and 156 pounds per feet of the torque. The revamped gear system will be provided with the manual transmission system. The model will be using 6 –speed manual transmission system.

The new 2017 Toyota 86 will be providing 21 miles per gallon in city, 24 miles per gallon combined and 28 miles per gallon on the highways. With an automatic transmission, the ratio will be 24 miles per gallon in city, 32 miles per gallon on the highways and 27 miles per gallon combined.

2017 Toyota 86 -rear

Safety and competition

Tough competition is what can be expected from the models like Hyundai Veloster and Honda civic. The safety features provided by the model will be six airbags, anti-lock brakes, and stability and traction control.

Release Date and Price

The new 2017 Toyota 86 will be offered at the introductory price of $28,000. The model will be launched in September 2016.

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