Toyota Unveils Trueno-Inspired GR86
Toyota’s GR line is known for its enthusiast vehicles, such as the GR86, Corolla, and Supra, all of which have received updates and special editions set to arrive in late 2023. The standout model is the GR86 Trueno Edition, featuring the same signature black and white decor as the AE86 Corolla. The Trueno Edition will be the rarest and potentially the most affordable option in the GR line, with only 860 units set to be produced. Other updates include performance packages, new colors, and more safety features.
GR86 Trueno Edition
The GR86 Trueno Edition is expected to be the rarest and potentially the most affordable option in the GR line. It will come in white or red with black decals paying homage to the original AE86 Corolla. The Trueno Edition will also feature a new performance package with Brembo brakes and Sachs dampers, making it an even more potent sports car. Only 860 units will be produced, both with automatic and manual transmission options. Current GR86 owners will have the option to retrofit the performance kit to their 2022 or 2023 models, as long as they have 18-inch wheels. The price of the GR86 Trueno Edition will be announced later this year and deliveries are expected in the winter.
Design and Aesthetic Touches on the Trueno Edition
The Trueno Edition is adorned with Trueno badges and features a new black metallic finish for the 18-inch wheels. The black and white paint job is a nod to the iconic AE86 Corolla. This limited edition car will be a coveted addition to any car collector’s garage.”
The GR86 Trueno Edition will come with a new performance package featuring Brembo brakes and Sachs dampers, available as an option for non-special editions. These features will make the GR86 even better at handling tight turns and spirited driving. New bolts for mounting the steering gear box and rear suspension to the sub-frame have been added to make it a smoother ride.
Available for All GR86s
Current GR86 owners will have the option to retrofit the performance kit to their 2022 or 2023 models, as long as they have 18-inch wheels. This option will allow owners to customize their vehicle to their liking and upgrade it to the same level as the special Trueno Edition.
GR Corolla – Circuit Edition
The GR Corolla Circuit Edition will be introduced with a unique blue color and standard 18-inch forged wheels, similar to those on the Morizo model. With the GR Corolla in its second model year, changes include minor updates under the hood and new bolts for grounding the battery to the frame. There will be a limited production run of just 1,600 units.
Supra 45th Anniversary Edition
The Supra will also receive updates for its 45th anniversary, with just 900 units featuring an appearance package and a small, manually adjustable rear wing. Both the new six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmission options will be available for the 45th anniversary Supra.
GR Corolla in Gran Turismo 7
The GR Corolla will make its “virtual debut” in Gran Turismo 7, a popular racing game. As Toyota and GT developer Polyphony Digital have a close relationship, it was expected that the GR Corolla would be added to the game alongside the 86, Yaris, and Supra. The release date for the GR Corolla in the game has not been shared, but it is expected to be announced soon.
New Safety Features
In addition to performance updates, Toyota is ensuring safety by adding new features such as Toyota’s active safety suite as standard for the manual transmission option in 2024 models of the GR86. This is a first for the GR86, and it will help keep drivers and passengers safe while also enjoying a thrilling driving experience.
Toyota is remaining on top of its game with its GR line of vehicles, offering a wide range of options for car enthusiasts. The limited edition GR86 Trueno Edition will soon steal the spotlight while adding to the already impressive lineup. Whether it’s through performance updates, new colors, or added safety features, Toyota continues to innovate and provide excellent vehicles for the masses.
1. What is the GR line?
The GR line is Toyota’s line of enthusiast vehicles, including the GR86, Corolla, and Supra.
2. What is the GR86 Trueno Edition?
The GR86 Trueno Edition is a limited edition GR86 featuring black and white livery and a new performance package with Brembo brakes and Sachs dampers.
3. When will the GR Corolla be available in Gran Turismo 7?
The release date for the GR Corolla in Gran Turismo 7 has not been shared yet, though it is expected to be announced soon.
4. Can current GR86 owners upgrade to the Trueno Edition’s performance kit?
Yes, current GR86 owners can retrofit the Trueno Edition’s performance kit to their 2022 or 2023 models, provided they have 18-inch wheels.
5. What new safety features are being added to the GR line?
Toyota will be adding Toyota’s active safety suite as standard for the manual transmission option in 2024 models of the GR86, a first for the GR line.