Shared DNA is what the Toyota GR86 and the Subaru BRZ have. Having been jointly developed by Subaru and Toyota, they are almost identical, sharing as much as 90 percent of the components that make up each one. But when it comes to marketing, Toyota seems to have an upper hand because of its close connection to the iconic 80s-era Toyota AE86, as popularized by the Initial D anime. On the other hand, Subaru might not have any anime-related references, but both cars utilize the Subaru-derived “boxe
If you’re one of the people who miss the little Toyota MR-S, a revival may be in the works. A report from Japanese publication BestCarWeb said Toyota is teaming up with Daihatsu and Suzuki to develop a mid-engined sports car that may be launched in 2025. All three brands will likely have their own versions. The MR-S successor will likely use the same Toyota New Global Architecture platform on the Toyota GR Yaris, with the front end reportedly using the GR Yaris’ suspension. Meanwhile, Daihatsu a
Motorsports is the last place you would expect to hear about sustainability. Perhaps even less so at endurance races, where cars at full belt for up to 25 hours straight, testing both man and machine through day and night. But in a December 2022 press statement, Toyota Motor Corporation said it would field two cars at the 25-hour IDEMITSU 1500 SUPER ENDURANCE 2022 that aims to break the mold. The Japanese carmaker said it would field a Toyota GR Corolla powered by hydrogen and a Toyota GR86 that
If you want to do something exciting this weekend, the 2022 Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Cup's final round will be on November 19, 2022, at Clark International Speedway. In a press statement, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) said there will be three Circuit Championship classes, along with the Autocross Challenge races, in the long-running one-make racing event. “These race events will feature seasoned and celebrity racers along with influencers and members of the media who will either defend their pl
We don't usually write about watches here at AutoFun Philippines, but this new Casio timepiece got us excited. The Japanese watch maker recently released the Casio ECB-2000MFG-1A – the name of this red-and-black watch already offers a clue of its relationship to one of the most popular works of motorsports literature. It is the result of a collaboration between EDIFICE, which is Casio's motorsports line-up, and the two street-racing manga (Japanese graphic novels in English) of renowned Japanese
They say that if you don't look back at your car after you've parked it, then you've bought the wrong car. It sounds rather simplistic, but we must admit that there is quite a bit of truth. Here are some head turners on display at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show that would make anyone's garage a wonderful, happy place. Toyota GR 86 Branded with the Gazoo Racing badge that celebrates Toyota's racing spirit, the GR 86 comes in with better steering feedback and sharper handling. It is a
The Toyota 86 price in the Philippines starts at P2,086,000. The lowest price is the 2021 Toyota 86 2.0 MT, ranging all the way up to the 2021 Toyota 86 2.0 AT priced at P2,186,000.
The Toyota 86 is a popular car to buy as it offers powerful and efficient engine options as well as premium, spacious interiors. Even used Toyota 86 cars offer the premium driving experience.
We're learning that the 2021 Toyota 86 is available with continuously variable AT transmission