BMW will actively participate in the development of Toyota GT86

June 25, 2014 at 8:24 pm

German auto giant BMW Cooperation and the Japanese company Toyota reaches a new level. As reported by several European automotive publications, the German brand can take an active part in the development and creation of a sports coupe Toyota GT86 next generation.

Toyota GT86 front Pic

Toyota GT86 front Pic


Final decision on the participation in the development of the new BMW sports coupe GT86 currently not accepted. However, according to experts, the Japanese are likely to use the services of the Bavarians. It is expected that the new coupe Toyota GT86 will become much more aggressive and be more extreme car than its predecessor. During a conversation, a Toyota spokesman officially confirmed that the next-generation model GT86 will use both common and alternative propulsion systems.

Toyota GT86 car interior image

Toyota GT86 car interior image

In the role of the usual internal combustion engine on the new coupe Toyota GT86 perform inline four-cylinder engine. Moreover, this unit is completely replacing the 2.0-liter boxer engine. Tetsu Tada also noted that today there is a tendency to release a smaller volume of engines with superchargers and turbo. However, Toyota expects to use an engine. We also add that two world auto giant Toyota and BMW are working on a brand new sports car that will hit the market in 2017. This was announced in December 2013. Many argue that each brand will have its own version of the new car. Novelty design will echo the style of the conceptual model Toyota FT-1. It is now known that the product of joint activity will use a variety of aluminum and carbon fiber, as well as an expanded range of power trains, which will include 4.6 and 8-cylinder gasoline engine, whose power will vary from 218 to 400 hp.

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