Will Corry and Brynmor Pierce are riding the crest of a wave. They gave the Toyota GT86 CS-R3 its maiden rally victory at August’s John Mulholland Motors Ulster National A Rally, less than 12 months after it was homologated. And they followed that with a top 20 result, as well as first in the BRC3 class, at the Rally Isle of Man…
A few years ago now, Toyota launched their all new flagship sports coupé. This sports car was to be front engine and rear wheel drive with decades of heritage and pedigree going into the design and build. The vast majority of the heritage and pedigree, stemmed from the Toyota 2000GT and the Toyota Corolla AE86.
With a front-mounted 2.0-litre “boxer” engine and rear wheel drive, the light, low and nimble GT86 has a classic sports car set-up. The styling and specification reflect its driver-focused character: exterior features include a rear spoiler, 17-inch light alloy wheels, chrome-finished dual exhaust tailpipes and a signature “T”-mesh grille.