What is the Toyota 86 based on?

The 86 has a funny history. It was introduced for 2013 as the Scion FR-S , sister car to the Subaru BRZ and the product of a partnership between Subaru and Toyota to build an affordable rear-drive sports car.

What platform is the Toyota 86 built on?

Scion FR-S

In the United States and Canada, the GT86 was initially sold under Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand, with its name derived from a description of the platform: Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, Sport .

What is the Toyota 86 modeled after?

Corolla GT-S

The Toyota 86 was named after an older gen Corolla GT-S

The generation of the Corolla GT-S was referred to as the AE86, which was the car that originally inspired the Toyota 86 to begin wit

Is the Toyota 86 based on the AE86?

It's easy for Toyota to claim that the GT 86 was inspired by the AE86 , but the two share more than a number. Engineers have worked hard to recreate the crisp turn-in, neutral balance and purity of the Corolla, while making the GT 86 more usable on an everyday basis.

Is the Toyota 86 based on the Celica?

Since Toyota now has a two-car lineup of sports cars with the 86 and the Supra, many people have wondered why the less powerful 86 didn't simply adopt the famous Celica nameplate. ... The Celica name is precious, so it will only be used on an all-new car developed from the ground up to be a Celica

What platform is the BRZ built on?

Models built by other manufacturers and rebadged by Subaru (such as the Justy and kei car models), and the jointly-developed Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86 do not use the SGP , although the platform for the second-generation BRZ/86 has been influenced by SGP.

Subaru Global Platform
Predecessor SI chassis (SIシャシー)

Is the Toyota 86 a Corolla?

The AE86 would go on to inspire the Toyota 86 (2012–present), a 2+2 sports car jointly developed by Toyota and Subaru, manufactured by Subaru — and marketed also as the Toyota GT86, Toyota FT86, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ.
Toyota AE86.

Toyota Corolla Levin Sprinter Trueno (AE86)
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Platform E70