New Toyota GT 86 to go on sale in June 2012 for as low as £24,995

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 3, 2012

Price for the new Toyota GT 86 will begin at £24,995 when it goes on sale in June. The vehicle is one of the most keenly anticipated new vehicles this year. This figure is the on-the-road, entry price for this sports coupe. Further details about the pricing and specification will be revealed as the time of launch nears.

The GT 86 was presented at the Tokyo motor show last year, marking a return to the pure enjoyment of driving. It is designed to be entirely driver-focused, offering a classic rear-wheel drive, front-engine set-up in a compact, nimble and light chassis. The power plant is a flat-four 2-liter "boxer" unit that provides a maximum 197bhp (147kW), complemented to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

The power is dissipated to the rear wheels through a limited slip differential in order to provide the best possible grip in all driving conditions. Those interested in the vehicle can now place their orders in advance. Many customers in the United Kingdom have already signed up to be among the first ones to own the GT 86 when it arrives in the country this summer.

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