Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Axel François is a professional drifter from France that competes in a Toyota GT86. The 1280 kg coupe is powered by a turbocharged 4.0 L Toyota 1UZ-FE V8 making 600 horsepower thanks to a Holset turbocharger and E85 fuel. The engine is mated to a ZF S6-53 six-speed manual transmission from a BMW 530D E60. … Read more

Carbon Toyota 86 with a LSx V8

HGK Racing carbon Toyota 86 with a LSx V8

HGK Racing is company in Latvia known for building carbon/kevlar BMWs for drifting. Recently they have built a Toyota 86 with a carbon/kevlar body for one lucky customer. The 1,200 kg (2645 lb) car is powered by a built LSx V8 that makes a mean sound on the dyno. The company released very few specs … Read more

Update on Pure Automotive Performance’s FRS/BRZ/86 K-Series Swap Kit

Pure Automotive FRS-BRZ-86 K-Series Swap Kit

Pure Automotive Performance received a lot of interest and questions since they announced development on K20/K24 mounts for the Toyota 86/Scion FRS and Subaru BRZ. In the video below the team answers many questions about the kit and swap. The company also says they will be taking orders very soon. Source: Pure Automotive Performance YT … Read more

Toyota 86 with a Twin-Turbo VR38DETT V6

Toyota 86 with a Twin-Turbo VR38DETT V6

Josh Coote competes in World Time Attack driving a special Toyota 86 built at his company MCA Suspension in Brisbane, Australia. The race car was powered by a VQ37 V6 when we featured it in 2016. However Josh wanted more power and instead of turbocharging the VQ37, he installed a 3.8 L VR38DETT V6 from … Read more