Toyota brings TRD Griffon GT86 to Goodwood [w/video]

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Toyota brings TRD Griffon to Goodwood [w/video]

In the midst of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a particularly special Toyota up the hill. This special is a GT86 (the cousin to our FR-S and Subaru BRZ ) that’s poked, prodded, and tweaked by the at Toyota Racing Development. The of TRD’s fettling is a nearly car.

Starting with the the hood, doors, trunk and wings are all made of carbon The lightweight treatment doesn’t end though. The bumpers, fenders, and all feature carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic, the windows are now made of polycarbonate

Under the hood sits the 2.0-liter boxer engine in the standard GT86, but its six-speed gearbox features a shorter drive ratio for improved The coilover suspension has been up, and a TRD mechanical limited-slip differential the Torsen unit. The TRD Griffon on TWS 18-inch wheels and Yokohama tires.

To bring proceedings to a TRD has fitted its own mono-block caliper complete with more racing pads.

Finally, the features a TRD seat, shift ignition button, auxiliary and a Momo steering wheel. A harness keeps the driver in

To see what all that looks on the move, Toyota has produced a stylish video.

One year on launching the Toyota GT86 at the of Speed, Toyota returns to to give crowds first of a pure-bred racing version of its winning sports coupe. The TRD Project, created by Toyota Developments, will be making its UK appearance at the popular event, its unveiling at this year’s Auto Salon Japan’s customisation show.

The TRD Griffon Project is a development of the designed specifically for track Modifications have been throughout the car to reduce weight, the chassis and introduce racing-specification TRD

The overall body shape the same low, muscular of the original coupe, but with the roof, doors, boot lid and wings made from carbon fibre. Further is saved by using carbonfibre plastic CFRP for the bumpers, front wings and rear All the windows are made from material instead of glass.

The cabin is fitted with a TRD bucket seat, gear knob, ignition button and oil and water temperature gauges. is also a Momo steering and Takata seatbelts.

Many of the components have been or upgraded: the standard Torsen differential has been replaced by a TRD LSD and the suspension has been significantly Coil over suspension kit is and the final gear ratio has shortened to 4.8:1.

Further changes include an oil cooler for the and a TRD mono block brake kit with racing spec pads. The TRD Griffon Project on TWS 18-inch wheels with Advan tyres. The 2.0-litre, aspirated boxer engine characterises the GT86 retains the specification as in the road-going car.

UK customers can also enjoy the of authentic TRD parts on their GT86. The GT86 TRD is a limited version of the standard car that a series of genuine styling and accessories, including 18-inch front and side skirts, a spoiler, fast-response quad-exhaust and detailing on the filler cap, knob and radiator cap.

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