The first Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ launched in 2013.
The new Toyota GR86 is a smash hit.
There are very few remaining true sporty cars left in this world. These cars are meant to be fuss-free, designed to create a direct line of involvement for the driver, and should be relatively affordable. For 10 years now, the Toyota 86 has been delivering and it will be celebrated.
Other than the Mazda MX-5 (not quite as inexpensive as it once was) and arguably the likes of the Hyundai Elantra N Line, few other cars put the driver first as do the Toyota GR86 and Subaru BRZ. The Volkswagen Golf GTI/Golf R, Honda Civic Si/Type R, most of Hyundai’s N cars, and a few others deliver the performance but there’s always, or nearly, something filtering the connection between man and machine.
There’s no word at the moment what the 10th Anniversary package will entail but let’s hope is a strip-down version with minimal features.