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Toyota GRMN 86 Concept is a Race Inspired FR-S for the Street

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Toyota motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has fielded plenty of Toyota GT86s in different racing series around the world and now they’ve taken what they’ve learned and applied it to the street.

Unveiled today at the Tokyo Auto Salon, the GRMN 86 Concept applies much of what the team has learned racing at the Nurburgring 24 Hour race and infused that technical expertise into a street-legal package. According to GRMN, the 86 Concept has achieved optimal weight reduction, a lower center of gravity, an enhanced powertrain and improved body rigidity.

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Visually the GRMN 86 Concept features a carbon fiber hood, front lip, mirror caps and rear spoiler while subtle red touches hint that this 86 is far from stock.

Gazoo Racing will be making a return to this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours race, and has an impressive display of various modified GT86s at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon.

GALLERY: Toyota GRMN 86 Concept

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