The Toyota 86 and the Subaru BRZ are 2+2 sports cars jointly developed by Toyota and Subaru, manufactured at Subaru’s Gunma assembly plant. The production Toyota 86 debuted at the December 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Its development was led by chief engineer Testuya Tada. All variants are built at Subaru’s Gunma Main Plant. The BRZ’s name comes from three elements: Boxer engine, rear-wheel drive, and Z standing for Zenith. The Subaru BRZ differs from the 86’s design in the front fascia, with a different grille and headlight assembly, as well as a different front fender vent.

Petrol: 1998 cc, Flat Four Cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, Subaru FA20 Boxer engine with Toyota’s D-4S Injection System and Dual Active Valve Control System (DAVCS), 200 HP (AT), 205 HP (Manual) Power, 204 Nm (AT), 212 Nm (Manual) Torque, 0-100 kmph in 7.6 seconds, 233 kmph Top Speed, 11 kmpl (AT), 10 kmpl (Manual) Average, 60 litre Fuel Tank, Toyota A960E 6-speed Automatic or 6-speed Manual Transmission

2 Variants: Manual, Automatic

1 Upholstery: Leather/Alcantara combination

2 Wheels: 17 inch Alloy, 18 inch Alloy

5 Colours: Magnetite Grey, Blue, Black, Silver, White

Price range (Discontinued): Rs. 24 lakh – Rs. 24.32 lakh (Ex-showroom)

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