The fans of the high-performance sports cars will be glad to hear the news that the keenly anticipated new Toyota GT-86 Convertible is finally going to hit the market, after first being released in 2011. It will appear as a 2019 model and it will come as a convertible version with numerous improvements and changes.
This article is a rumor based on information found on internet, it is not officially confirmed yet!
When it comes to exterior of the 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible, we can say that you should be expecting most of the outside features seen on the base GT-86 model. This convertible and its chassis will probably be based on the well-known Toyota TNGA platform. The weight of this topless machine will be reduced due to a use of lightweight materials in its body construction such as carbon fiber. This leads to improved performance and better fuel economy. The front fascia of the new GT-86 Convertible will acquire the aerodynamic and aggressive design that this model has been famous for. You will notice a long nose that obviously seems race-inspired. There is also a new black grille and a redesigned sporty bumper. This sports car will also get the LED headlights and fog lights. Looking at the side profile, we can inform you that the new GT-86 Convertible will get a larger wheelbase and will be standing on 18-inch aluminum wheels. Its profile will definitely look sporty and dynamic, as if it cuts through the air. You can expect shorter boot in the back part of the car as well as the LED taillights.
The interior of the 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible will be ultimately modern and have the next-generation design. Since we have already mentioned that this model will get a larger wheelbase, you should expect the spacious cabin, especially more legroom for the driver and the passenger. They will also get two leather seats. The other high-quality and light-weight materials, such as carbon fiber and aluminum, will also be used to furnish the interior. On the modern dashboard, you can hope for an upgraded options and a modern touch screen display in the center console with the latest infotainment system. Safety systems and driver assist features will also be included.
When it comes to engine of the 2019 Toyota GT-86, it seems that two options have been considered. The first of them might include the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that will be able to deliver 200 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque. The other could possibly get the 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower and 220 pound-feet of torque. The rumor has it that the hybrid version has also been discussed. The new GT-86 Convertible will get a rear-wheel-drive system, but the other numbers and features have still been a mystery.
2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible Release Date and Price
It is too early to talk about the release date of the 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible, but it will probably hit the showrooms by the end of 2018 or in early 2019. The estimated price of the base model starts at $30,000, but it has not been confirmed yet.