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See what racing driver Anthony Davidson thinks about the GT86.Watch the Review
See what Autocar thought when they test drove the GT86Watch the Review
...Officially, a 'classic' needs to be more than 25 years old. Occasionally, though, a car comes out which deserves the term from the get-go...
Awards 2012 issue
"It's the rear-wheel-drive configuration and low centre of gravity that lift the GT 86 so clear of the pack. Drive it as it loves to be driven (hard and fast) and you'll discover a car with wonderful balance, a natural agility and the best electric power steering this side of a new Porsche 911.
5th February 2012
...There is not a coupé this side of a Porsche Cayman I'd prefer, and as a long time admirer of the Cayman, praise doesn't come much higher than that...
2nd December 2011
...The GT 86 is the sort of car that restores your faith in the world. Based on our experience so far, the world's third-biggest car manufacturer has just made possibly the best affordable fun car you can buy.Read More
8th January 2012
...the purity and simplicity of this car's character that really appeals, and the huge entertainment it offers while also managing to be quiet enough, and supple enough over bumps, to be usable every day. This is how a sports coupé should be. I want one, badly.
...Even if you're not into sliding around the place you'll have a lot of fun in the GT86. The steering is accurate and has just the right weight and the chassis is perfectly balanced...
In September, we invited 86 lucky people to the beautiful and historic West Sussex circuit to experience The Real Deal for themselves, under the watchful eye of some of Toyota’s greatest racing heroes, and Top Gear Magazine.