Set to go on sale in Japan this June, the ¥91,800 ($883 / €644) telemetry recording device promises to provide an "exciting new way to enjoy driving by fusing the thrill and adrenaline of track driving with the comfort and fun of home gaming."

Toyota has announced plans to offer a unique Sports Drive Logger for the GT 86.

Set to go on sale in Japan this June, the ¥91,800 ($883 / €644) telemetry recording device promises to provide an "exciting new way to enjoy driving by fusing the thrill and adrenaline of track driving with the comfort and fun of home gaming."

The data logger connects to the 86's controller area network and records "GPS data, accelerator pedal strokes, steering angles, brake operation signals, shift operation signals, engine speed and vehicle speed."

When an owner races on certain tracks, they can upload their data into Gran Turismo 6 to access the new GPS Visualizer which will let them replay track runs and "race" against their friends’ data. Toyota says users will also be able to compare their data to data from professional drivers.

Unfortunately the system is rather limited at the moment as the only supported tracks are the Fuji Speedway International Racing Course, the Tsukuba Circuit 2000 Course, and the Suzuka Circuit International Racing Course.

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Toyota Sports Drive Logger coming to the GT 86, will allow track replays in Gran Turismo 6 [video]