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Toyota Corolla AE86

The Corolla AE86 is a classic car suited to rally and drifting due to these attributes: Rear drive limited slip configuration, low vehicle weight, balance, a 5-speed manual ventilated disc brakes, strut style independent in front and a four-link live with coil springs for the stabilizer bars (sway at both ends, and a relatively and easy to tune 4-cylinder

In Japan, these qualities the AE86 popular with street racers named who raced the AE86 in mountain named “touges,” where the corners suited the AE86. car enthusiasts refer to the AE86 by its name “Hachi-Roku,” which literally means “eight-six.”

racing legend Keiichi King” Tsuchiya helped the sport of drifting while the AE86. The AE86 continues to a large fan base because the relatively inexpensive drift car is of competing against much more expensive, and powerful cars like the Nissan and Silvia in D1 Grand Prix and D drifting events.

There were two versions of the and two body styles. The versions are known by their Japanese “Zenki” (early model) and (later model). The Zenki was from 1983 until and the Kouki was produced from to 1987. The chassis remained the throughout production with the changes being aesthetic and strengthening of the transmission. The two body available are the coupe and hatchback. The is generally thought of as being the of the two and is slightly lighter and therefore is chosen for racing purposes.

In Japan and Europe, the AE86 was with a fuel-injected 4-cylinder 1587cc 4A-GEU engine was also used in the first-generation MR2 (AW11). The 4A-GEU engine had a output of 130 PS (97 kW) and 103 ft·lbf (140 Nm) of standard from the Toyota

In North America, a modified engine was used to comply California emissions regulations. was rated at 112 bhp (84 kW), and 100 ft·lbf Nm) of torque.

The 4A-GE engines equipped with T-VIS or Variable Induction System improves the low-end torque of small displacement four-stroke by changing the geometry of the intake according to the engine rotation

Models equipped with the engine received a 6.7″ differential, while other equipped with the 4A-C received a smaller, weaker, rear differential. The AE86 SR5 equipped) had an optional automatic though the GT-S model engine) only came a standard 5-speed manual

In Japan, the DOHC 4A-GEU was offered in GT-APEX or GTV trims as the Levin or Sprinter Trueno, SOHC 3A-U AE85 sold in a variety of trims SR and GT.

In North America, the top-spec 4A-GEC AE86 was sold as the GT-S and the lower-spec SOHC AE86 was sold as the Corolla both versions sold pop-up headlights only. American AE86 SR5 models a smaller 4A-C SOHC did not have optional LSD, and had drum brakes instead of

Euro spec models sold as the Corolla GT with engines and fixed Levin-style The Middle East received the basic model as the North market, with pop-up and the regulated 5 mph (8 km/h) bumpers.

Corolla Levin GT APEX — Fixed Headlights

Corolla Trueno AE86 Pop-up Headlights

Both the and Trueno AE86 variants offered with either a coupe or 3-door liftback, or body style. Both the and Trueno were generally apart from fixed, headlights on the Levin and pop-up on the Trueno. Minor bodywork were made in 1986 resulted in different tail for both Levin and Trueno along with the coupe and styles.

The AE86 is frequently seen in manga and anime including D. éX-Driver, Tenjou Tenge, Rev, Azumanga Daioh, Boys, School Rumble, Transformers: Energon, Jigoku Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori, and swim] hit FLCL. Manga include Beck and Shuichi earlier work Tunnel Sky Blue.

Racing video like: Namco’s The Fast and the (PS2), Microsoft’s Forza franchise, Electronic Arts’s for Speed franchise, and Sega’s D Arcade Stage all feature the as a playable car.

More 20 years after its production, the Corolla AE86 continues to a roll in drifting and street In modern day drifting, the AE86 is a under dog that continues to among drifting’s elite cars. It is pretty impressive to see an hang with a Skyline tsuiso battle.

Posted on June 25th, by Tom

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