By: Motor1.com, Editor
So the time has come for the resurrection of the AE86, a Corrola coupe from the 80's. Japanese car magazine Best Car has pried loose some initial specs of the AE86Autoblog.com reported last monday (July 30th) that Toyota is in the process of forming a special committee dedicated to creating interesting cars, mainly because Toyota has no sports cars left in their current line-up. Lexus is of course working on some good stuff, i.e. the IS-F and LF-A, but since the MR2 and Supra, Toyota has only been supplying the non-performance section of the market. So the time has come for the resurrection of the AE86, a Corolla coupe from the 80's. Japanese car magazine Best Car (Japanese language site) has pried loose some initial specs of the AE86:
- under 4m long,
- approximately 1,7 m wide,
- measuring 1,35m from the ground up,
- target weight lies under 1000kg,
- will most likely be powered by a 1,5 liter 2NZ-FE engine.