Toyota GT86 with a 3UR V8

Toyota GT86 with a 3UR-FE V8

The owner of this 2014 Toyota GT86 broke two 4U-GSE engines before going in a different direction. Instead of another flat-four they installed a 5.7 L Toyota 3UR-FE V8 typically found in Tundra trucks and Sequoia SUVs. These engine are good for 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft (543 Nm) from the factory. They installed the … Read more

Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Axel Fran├žois 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