Toyota 86 GT supercharged review | video | carsguide.com.au

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Neil Dowling tests and reviews the Bullet Toyota 86.

Sprintex Toyota 86 GT 3.5

what an eager enthusiast — and a supercharging perfectly the performance potential of the Toyota 86 and BRZ . The bolt-on kit — one of a handful of upgrades from global suppliers — comes out of WA the Bullet label and lifts torque up about 60 per cent and by 40 per cent.

From birth, the 86 exotic-car poise and balance for $10 shy of and guaranteed smiles — but its 2-litre aspirated engine a weak link for owners to match image with

Specifically, it is designed to eradicate the torque curve of the standard that includes weakness at low and a black hole» from Flattening out that rollercoaster of the torque curve is the supercharger’s role. Bullet manufacturer claims the dyno shows outputs of 175kW/245Nm compared the standard engine’s wheel of 120kW/190Nm.

But more power is just a new system away, says managing director Steve who loaned the test car that is to a stock 86 GT manual except for the blower and its integrated wafter-like He says the new exhaust should add 10 per cent to the power and torque

The blower is one of the latest add-ons to the appeal of the 86 GT and is priced at $4990 a few thousand dollars less the populous performance-void body — plus installation. But is unlikely to be the only additional Apedaile admits the supercharger demand more powerful — which need wheels to make room for the brake rotors — and suspension.

The 10psi blower, which despite the Swedish-made Laminova intercooler within the plenum neatly on top of the Subaru flat-four and doesn’t foul the bonnet is a new product from Sprintex. Its is more than mechanical, a reflash of the engine’s CPU using an program.

The S5 supercharger is one of four — including one for the 660cc Kei cars — now made by a business in Malaysia with AutoV Corporation.

Apedaile the supercharger kit is sold to Sprintex’s US under the Innovate Motorsports and in Japan as Cusco.

Australia only the intercooled version of the while parts of the US and some cool-climate markets have the of buying it without the intercooler. the intercooler can be added later. A system is being developed for the 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 .

No off-the-mark gasp and no need to the clutch to maintain momentum and stalling — that irons out the low-speed annoyances of the 86, in traffic. The dyno graph you for the drive. It shows the torque at about 150Nm at 2000rpm standard engine is 135Nm at the revs) and curve to 210Nm by shadowed by the normally-aspirated engine climbs to 190Nm at the same

But by 4000rpm the standard engine has dropping to 155Nm while the engine is continuing upwards to The blown engine then a flat curse to 7250rpm the standard engine dips and tailing off to 155Nm at the top of the tacho


The graph translates almost into the driving feel, strong off-the-mark strength the engine that is in stark to the strangled feeling — and stall — of the production The supercharger, its activity aurally by a muted whine, simply the 86’s acceleration and makes it a technical exercise. For the driver, means less concentration in the power smoothly to the ground.

Toyota 86

The oomph is the bonus. But there’s no to the power flow, rather linear from idle to the 7400rpm cut-off. There is increase in the mid-range — as by the dyno graph — pours on strongly when However, though the supercharged spins to the red line, the stronger torque made exceeding a bit excessive.

Carsguide will to Sprintex in a couple of weeks and I can run a test on the car with its new, exhaust. Apedaile says the exhaust is one of the reasons why the engine in the mid range. The new system may make the paragraph obsolete.

I was searching for the handling impact of the 30kg that’s stacked the front axle. It wasn’t on the test route’s winding roads but may show up later on the The test car had a space-saver spare in the which may offset the supercharger’s and nullify any handling discrepancy.

As for the of the car — it’s an 86. Surprisingly ride despite the rough roads in Perth’s north-eastern the same 86/BRZ tight and short shifter (but the oil still needs to be warmed accurate steering feel and bolstered driver’s seat.

wheels with low-profile will take the soft off the ride but tighten handling and fears that going with a Pedder’s suspension kit may it less compliant for the road. yet to be tested.

Power with glory. An kit for those seeking more but a warning that it’s the start of what may becomes an journey of modification.

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Price . est. $36,000

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