HGK Racing Team’s Carbon GT86 with a LSx V8 Update

HGK Racing carbon Toyota GT86 with a LSx V8

It’s been a couple of weeks since we shared HGK Racing Team‘s newest drift project. Back then we knew very little besides it was a Toyota GT86 with a carbon/kevlar widebody and a powerful LSx V8. The company released a new video on the project with more details. They call the car “Project Rhino” for … Read more

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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

Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 2JZ

Toyota GT86 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Lars Fuglsang went to Racepark Meppen in Germany for some drifting in his Toyota GT86. Under the hood sits a 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six with a Garrett GTX35R turbocharger. The engine was tuned by MPS Engineering in Dülmen, Germany to make 706 horsepower and 679 lb-ft (921 Nm) of torque to the wheels on 24-26 … Read more