UMW Toyota Motor launched the much-anticipated Toyota 86 lightweight sports car in Malaysia. The company has put the Toyota 86 price range at RM243,000 for the manual Toyota 86 and RM249,000 for the automatic Toyota 86. The Toyota 86 comes with a three-year or 100,000 km warranty for all buyers. Toyota 86 was created to obey the endless desires of car enthusiasts’ worldwide.
Engine and specification:
Equipped with 16-valve DOHC flat-four engine engine, it has a capacity to deliver 200 PS of maximum power at 205 Nm of torque. it ia mated to A six-speed manual gearbox with a short-throw lever and a six-speed automatic gearbox complete with paddle-shifts. It also features a Torsen Limited Slip Differential (LSD) to improve the traction.
The manual transmission is able to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.6 seconds and has a top speed of 226 km/h. On the other hand, the automatic transmision 86 is slightly slower, requiring 8.2 seconds to accelerate from 0-100 km/h and having a top speed of at 210 km/h.
It also features a suspension system with MacPherson struts at the front and double-wishbones at the back that improves general handling of the lightweight sports car
Exterior, Interior & Safety:
Toyota 86 is available with six colourful collections such as Crystal Black Silica, Sterling Silver Black, Lightning Red, Galaxy Blue Silica, Orange Metallic and Satin White Pearl, which costs RM 800 extra. UMW Toyota Motor has included a set of 17-inch alloy wheels of the dimension 215/45 Michelin Primacy HP tyres for the sports car.
The 2+2-seater, two-door sports that offers driving enjoyment that will delight the auto fan.
In terms of safety, Toyota 86 comes with seven airbags are standard (front, side, curtain, driver’s knee), anti-lock braking system (ABS), Electronic brake distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC).