Toyota Motorsport GmbH has announced plans to develop a new GT86 CS-R3 rally car. It will be eligible to compete in all FIA-sanctioned rallies including the World Rally Championship.
Toyota Motorsport GmbH has announced plans to develop a new GT86 CS-R3 rally car.
Designed for customer racing teams, the GT86 CS-R3 will be built to meet R3 regulations and should be ready for the 2015 season.
Pricing and specifications will be announced in the coming months but TMG confirmed the model will have a six-speed sequential transmission, a limited slip differential and high-performance brakes. The company also said the engine will be upgraded to produce the "maximum level permitted within the regulations."
According to Nico Ehlert, Principal Engineer of Customer Motorsport, "The GT86 CS-R3 promises to be a thrilling car on the rally stages; with rear-wheel drive we can expect some dramatic action which is sure to be entertaining for drivers and fans alike." He went on to say the company will draw on their experience from the GT86 CS-V3 race car to create "a reliable, safe and high-performance car, plus all the required technical support, for our customers."
The GT86 CS-R3 will be eligible to compete in all FIA-sanctioned rallies including the World Rally Championship.