Category: 86 Racing

Toyota Launches the New GR86

September 15, 2022

Toyota Australia has expanded its range of GR branded pure-bred sports cars with the launch of the new GR86 coupe. GR86 is the third model in the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing performance car brand, sitting alongside GR Supra and GR Yaris. Like its GR siblings, the GR86 benefits directly from Toyota’s multi-championship-winning involvement in international motorsport with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing. It is an evolution of the much-acclaimed 86 coupe, launched here in 2012, that signalled Toyota’s...

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Toyota to celebrate decade of Toyota 86 with GR86 10th Anniversary

July 31, 2022

Toyota Australia is set to celebrate the 10th birthday of the fan-favourite 86 rear-drive sports coupe with the release of a special-edition GR86 10th Anniversary Edition. With just 86 examples available for Australia, the first of the GR86 10th Anniversary Edition will arrive soon after the new-generation GR86 sports car is launched locally in September. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the new GR86 marked an exciting time for...

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Toyota GR86 to be unveiled at Bathurst

November 24, 2021

Toyota Australia will unveil the all-new GR86 for the first time in public at The Great Race Festival at Bathurst in December 2021 ahead of its introduction to the Australian market in the second half of 2022. The pre-production car will be on display during the racing festival from 3 December to 5 December giving racing fans and festival attendees the opportunity to see the all-new rear drive sports car for the first time in...

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Toyota Announces Key Upgrades for HiAce and Granvia

August 2, 2021

Toyota Australia has announced updates for its HiAce van, HiAce Commuter Bus and Granvia wagon, bringing added technology and comfort and convenience features while offering a streamlined choice for customers. Headlining the model updates, available from September, is the addition of new safety and security technology with the fitment of Toyota Connected Services1 to all models. Inside, all three models benefit from upgraded features with Granvia customers treated to a higher level of luxury with rear...

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TOYOTA 86 Update: The Iconic Sportscar Lives on

July 30, 2021

The Toyota 86 has captured the hearts and minds of performance enthusiasts around the country, ever since it was first introduced to the Australian market in 2012. With its compact dimensions, front-engine/rear-drive layout, responsive drivetrain and affordable price tag, the popularity of the 86 is no surprise with over 20,000 examples sold so far in Australia. The current era of the 86 is drawing to a close in 2021, with stock of the current 86...

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Aaron Borg takes his first win in T86RS at Bathurst with victory in two races

October 14, 2019

Aaron Borg took his first win in the Toyota 86 Racing Series in superb style, winning two of the three races at Bathurst over the weekend. There was plenty of tight racing action and drama in the third round of the support category for the Supercars Championship, with series leader Tim Brook sliding into the wall at The Elbow, ending his race on Saturday afternoon on lap four and costing him valuable championship points. In...

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Thrilling Island Action as Toyota 86 Racing Series Kicks Off

April 18, 2019

The 2019 Toyota 86 Racing Series kicked off at Phillip Island at the weekend with plenty of action, thrilling racing and hard-fought battles as a record field of 40 cars lined up on the grid at the iconic Victorian circuit. Now in its fourth season as a support category run at select rounds of the Supercars Championship, the Toyota 86 Racing Series has become renowned for tight thrilling racing that appeals to fans and passionate...

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GR Supra GT Cup Announced – Who is the fastest Supra Driver?

April 15, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announces the outline of the GR Supra GT Cup, that is the first global one-make race in the Gran Turismo Sport for PlayStation®1 4 (PS4®). From this year, by involving e-motorsports as one of the pillars of TGR motorsports activities, we are actively working to make motorsports and sport cars more accessible and enjoyable across generations and around the world. We hope that many more Gran Turismo drivers will experience the GR...

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Toyota 86 Racing Series Back on the Supercars Grid for 2019

March 29, 2019

Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) is taking its local motorsports involvement to the next level as the Toyota 86 Racing Series kicks off its fourth season. With $150,000 on offer in prize money, the one-make race series that runs as a support category for select rounds of the Supercars Championship has grown into a thrilling competition for motorsport fans and amateur race teams alike. Toyota Australia Chief Marketing Officer Wayne Gabriel said the Toyota 86...

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