The affordable driver’s car is back.
The new GR86 goes on sale on December 1st.
There was a brief moment in time where the return of the Toyota GR86 (86, Scion FR-S) wasn’t a sure bet. Then, the news came that the new GR86 was going to be more powerful, better equipped, and with plenty of modern technology. The fear then was pricing. More good news: The new GR86 is still impressively affordable.
2020 for the final model year for the Toyota 86. At the time, the base model was priced from $30,150. And now, with a larger more power 2.4-litre engine, an 8-inch touchscreen, and far more is only $1,340 more.
“The Toyota Gazoo Racing team has done a remarkable job of redesigning and reengineering our 2+2 sport coupe – enhancing its aerodynamics and handling, while boosting performance and fitting it with an upgraded interior,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. “This second-generation model now carries the Gazoo Racing badge – our certification to enthusiasts that this authentic sports car delivers incredible driving fun.”
Two trims will be offered starting with the base car. It will feature 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, a 7-inch digital gauge cluster, dual-zone climate control, and a series of safety features.
The $34,490 GR86 Premium will include 18-inch wheels clad with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 Tires, a duckbill spoiler, leather/alcantara seat cladding, and many extra active safety enhancements blind-spot monitoring, and more. For both trims, an automatic transmission is a $2,400 option.
The 2022 Toyota GR86 goes on sales across Canada on December 1st.