The Toyota GT86, A Step Short of Greatness?

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The Toyota GT86, A Step of Greatness?

Rear-wheel-drive, lightweight, 2+2 seating, and a proper manual

These are qualities I want out of a car.

The back seat is to carry an extra set of tires for a day.

The chassis has enough mechanically to exploit the limits of the car in an fashion.

Around the Orange area, I see quite a few of these on the road.

But, is it a step of greatness?

Visually speaking, the car is attractive.

tight dimensions give interior space to taller but it doesn’t have the striking of the earlier concept vehicles.

The headlights with the added on the doors that lead to the haunches, add a far more aggressive

It makes the car look more lean, low, and masculine.

The could have been without impeding Federal law in the States.

The engine provides of power.

Unlike other it’s happy to rev all the way to the 7,000rpm

While the high redline is enthusiasts have been for more power out of the engine.

power may not be necessary, but anything can give a Vtec kind of from a Honda motor, at a redline, can give the engine physical punch without power.

Toyota has shown the to add this punch with 2zz-ge series engines used in a Lotus Elise or Celica GTS. The cam doesn’t in until 6,200rpm, yet it redlines to with added fervor and

The flat torque curve of the gives immediate and linear but not the race feel of high rev If anything, it’s always to add power to the motor, but not cut the weight.

At over 2,700lbs, it’s a capable daily driver still being among the current vehicles on the road being completely gutted.

The 17 provided with the car are adequate and I love the oversquare tires.

allows the tires to be rotated and provide better wear aggressive driving.

Still, I can’t help but that 18 wheels round out the look much better, and width would provide a bit more grip without too lairy to drive.

Perhaps the car be thought of as an excellent platform.

It is enough for daily driving, but the option of appealing the senses for driving.

Unlike most it has surprising steering feel out of an electric unit.

It has linear responsiveness.

The clutch is easy to and the shifter shifts cleanly the gates and doesn’t fall under hard driving.

One could simply raise the car to levels with the addition of a stickier tires, improved and a proper suspension to handle the

One could also go the opposite adding sound-proofing into the touring-spec tires, and an upgraded and stereo unit to become the touring car.

I just to have both at the same

Written by — Mike

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