2018 Toyota GT-86 Convertible
The fans of attractive sports cars have been waiting for some significant updates ever since the first generation of the Toyota GT-86 made its debut in 2011. The official information about the 2018 Toyota GT-86 has been revealed at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, although its 2018 Toyota GT-86 Convertible version hasn’t been announced yet.
The 2018 Toyota GT-86 Convertible should come with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under its hood. Such an engine is expected to provide up to 205 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. This sports car will get the rear-wheel drive system and it should be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
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When it comes to the exterior of the 2018 Toyota GT-86 convertible, most fans have probably been familiar with the well-known Scion FR-S. Well, the new GT-86 will clearly be inspired by this previous model and appear as a classic sports car with the longer hood and shorter rear end. Besides being topless, which will significantly reduce the weight of this car, the new GT-86 convertible should also use some lightweight materials such as carbon fiber in its chassis. Therefore, you can expect some serious improvements in terms of efficiency, handling, acceleration and overall performance. The front end of this model will definitely be more aggressive with its new grille and massive bumper. The long hood will help this model enhance its aerodynamics. You should also hope for the latest LED technology when it comes to headlights, fog lights, and taillights. Looking at the side profile, the new GT-86 convertible will reveal its heated mirrors and standard 18-inch alloy wheels. The back part will appear more rounded and wear a rear spoiler.
Inside the 2018 Toyota GT-86 Convertible, the fans should expect its recognizable sporty cabin that will be perfectly combined with some luxurious details and high-quality materials such as leather. The driver will also get a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Besides its overall comfort, the new GT-86 will also pay attention to its high-tech area. The center console will reveal a 7.0-inch touch-screen display with the latest infotainment system and features such as navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, audio system, USB ports, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The driver will also get a 4.2-inch TFT information display in the instrument cluster. The only thing that can bother you is that there will be a lack of advanced safety systems in the new Toyota GT-86 convertible. Perhaps, you can hope for a rearview camera only.
|Dimensions And Weight|
|Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.)||3682|
|Engine And Transmission|
|Engine type||4 Cylinder Horizontally Opposed|
|Power/torque||205hp @ 7000 rpm|
|0-60 mph||6.4 sec|
|Top speed||136 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: $28,585 starting, $35,000 dealers|
2018 Toyota GT-86 Convertible Release Date and Price
The 2018 Toyota GT-86 convertible, as well as the regular model, is expected to hit the market by the end of the year. The price of the base model should start around $30,000 that is the price range of rumored new 2018 Toyota Celica.
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