The 2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition has made its debut today and just in case you were wondering – no, it does not have any extra power.
That’s right, the 2019 86 TRD Special Edition powers forward with the same 205 hp 2.0-liter Boxer engine the little sports coupe has always had and is offered with the same six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmissions.
It does have some other neat extras, though. Stiffer SACHS dampers have sharpened the 86’s steering response, while Brembo brakes with four-piston front calipers and two-piston rear calipers provide improved stopping performance. There are also 18-inch alloy wheels shod in extra sticky Michelin Pilot Sport 4 summer tires, a TRD body kit, TRD side decals and a TRD exhaust system with stainless steel tips.
Inside, the limited-run 86 gets a red and black trimmed steering wheel, red contrast stitching, red and black sport bucket seats, faux suede dash trim, a TRD logo on the dash and neat red seat belts. Just 1,418 will be built, each starting at $32,420 USD. Oh yeah, the only color you can have it in is black.
The 86 lineup remains unchanged for 2019, save for a new exterior color called Neptune, which we imagine is some sort of blue-ish turquoise shade.
The 2019 Toyota 86 and Toyota 86 TRD Special Editon will arrive at US Toyota dealers next month.
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