Toyota AE86 with a Type R Turbo K20C1 Inline-Four

Toyota AE86 with a turbo K20C1 inline-four

Dai Yoshihara recently unveiled his Toyota AE86 project at SEMA 2019. Chris Eimer at Eimer Engineering in Anaheim, California built the car and replaced the factory 4A-GE inline-four with a turbocharged K20C1 inline-four from a Civic Type R FK8. The motor is expected to make 350-400 horsepower on a Link G4+ Force ECU. Behind the … Read more

Toyota AE86 with a LS1 V8

Toyota AE86 race car with a LS1 V8

Jamie Potts spent the last two years transforming a Toyota Trueno AE86 shell into a circuit track race car. Jamie started by building a custom tube chassis to which he added a Mazda RX-7 power steering rack, QA1 coilovers, custom 4-link rear suspension, and adjustable Watt’s link. Power is generated by a 5.7 L LS1 … Read more

Toyota AE86 with a Turbo 2AZ-FE Inline-Four

Toyota AE86 with a turbo 2AZ inline-four

Stavros Grillis competes in European drift events in a 1986 Toyota AE86 Corolla Levin built by Grillis Performance in Greece. Under the hood sits a turbocharged Toyota 2.4 L 2AZ-FE inline-four making 650 horsepower thanks to a Garrett GTX3076R turbocharger. The engine features DP forged pistons and rods, BC retainers and valve springs, SR20DET intake … Read more

Toyota AE86 with a Turbo 3S-GE

Toyota AE86 with a turbo 3S-GE inline-four

Australian drifter Beau Yates recently rebuilt his Toyota AE86 to compete in World Time Attack Challenge 2018. Beau had the honor of Keiichi Tsuchiya driving the car in the Open Class. The AE86 is powered by a 2.0 L 3S-GE (Gen 5) inline-four that features Toda interals, dry sump system, Hypertune custom intake, and 84 … Read more