Toyota’s 86 platform is fairly outdated by now, however that does not make us . It is a fantastic little sports activities automobile, and whereas we might wish to see it get , we could also be ready on that for some time. Within the meantime, Toyota introduced on Tuesday that it will make a particular Hakone Version 86 out there for the 2020 mannequin yr.
Why Hakone Version? What’s a Hakone? Effectively, the Hakone Turnpike is considered one of Japan’s most well-known and beloved driving roads and because the 86 is at present considered one of Japan’s most beloved driver’s vehicles, it type of is sensible.
So, now we all know why it is known as the Hakone Version, however what do you get with the Hakone Version bundle? Effectively, aside from the good-looking inexperienced metallic paint, 17-inch bronze wheels and a rear deck spoiler it is largely simply tan inside accents. For those who thought you’d get extra energy or one thing so your Hakone might go full Wangan Midnight, then sorry to disappoint you.
Particularly, the inside comes with tan and black Alcantara seats, a black and tan armrest and a stitched 86 brand on the sprint. You additionally get tan stitching on the steering wheel, parking brake and shift boot.
The remaining is generally simply customary 86 GT stuff, and that is not unhealthy. The Hakone Version may be ordered with both a handbook or an computerized transmission — however the handbook will get 5 extra horsepower and, imagine me, the 86 wants each considered one of them.
Toyota is retaining mum about pricing for the Hakone Version, however we do know that it ought to begin hitting seller showrooms in late 2019 as a 2020 mannequin.