Toyota GT86-R Marangoni Eco Explorer introduced in Geneva

Marangoni Tyres has introduced the Toyota GT 86-R Eco Explorer at the Geneva Motor Show.

Marangoni Tyres has introduced the Toyota GT 86-R Eco Explorer at the Geneva Motor Show.

Designed to highlight the company's technical prowess, the model has been equipped with a TRC Italia body kit that includes a LFA-inspired front bumper, extended side skirts and a carbon fiber rear diffuser. The car also has a ventilated hood, carbon fiber accents and a gloss black roof. Other goodies include a KW suspension (which reduces the ride height by 35mm), Brembo brakes and 19-inch Barracuda Karizzma wheels with bespoke M-Power EvoRed tires.

The interior is instantly recognizable but has been outfitted with Sparco racing seats, alloy pedals and a bespoke gear knob. There's also carbon fiber trim and an Alcantara headliner.

To make the car more eco-friendly, it has been equipped with a Bigas International NH3 engine system that uses ammonia to enable the model to have zero emissions at low speeds. When more performance is required, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine takes over. While it normally produces 200 HP (147 kW), this particular mill has an optimized air intake and a stainless steel sports exhaust system which enables it to develop 220 HP (162 kW).

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Motor show Geneva Motor Show
Automaker Toyota
Article type Tuners
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