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August 31, 2021

Test drive: The Toyota GR 86 is a sports car survivor

By Gary Gastelu

The Toyota GR 86 is an unlikely survivor of a dying breed and all the better for it.

It’s the latest version of a model that was first launched in 2013 as the Scion FR-S and became the Toyota 86 in 2017 when the Scion brand was discontinued.

It’s never been a big seller, but has persevered in part because Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda is a performance car fanatic who understands the value of having cars like it and the rebooted GR Supra in the lineup. Continue reading.