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The Corolla AE86 is a classic car suited to rally and drifting due to these attributes: Rear drive limited slip configuration, low vehicle weight, balance, a 5-speed manual ventilated disc brakes, strut style independent in front and a four-link live with coil springs for the stabilizer bars (sway at both ends, and a relatively and easy to tune 4-cylinder

In Japan, these qualities the AE86 popular with street racers named who raced the AE86 in mountain named “touges,” where the corners suited the AE86. car enthusiasts refer to the AE86 by its name “Hachi-Roku,” which literally means “eight-six.”

Japanese racing legend “Drift King” Tsuchiya popularize the sport of drifting driving the AE86. The AE86 to have a large fan base the classic relatively inexpensive car is capable of competing against newer, more expensive, and sports cars like the Skyline and Silvia in D1 Grand and Formula D drifting events.

were two versions of the AE86 and two styles. The versions are commonly by their Japanese names (early model) and “Kouki” model). The Zenki was produced 1983 until 1985 and the was produced from 1986 to The chassis remained the same production with the only being aesthetic and minor of the transmission. The two body styles are the coupe and hatchback.

The coupe is generally thought of as the stronger of the two and is slightly lighter and is usually chosen for racing

In Japan and Europe, the AE86 was with a fuel-injected 4-cylinder 1587cc 4A-GEU engine was also used in the first-generation MR2 (AW11). The 4A-GEU engine had a output of 130 PS (97 kW) and 103 ft·lbf (140 Nm) of standard from the Toyota

In North America, a modified engine was used to comply California emissions regulations. was rated at 112 bhp (84 kW), and 100 ft·lbf Nm) of torque.

The 4A-GE engines equipped with T-VIS or Variable Induction System improves the low-end torque of small displacement four-… by changing the geometry of the intake according to the engine rotation

Models equipped with the engine received a 6.7#8243; differential, while other equipped with the 4A-C received a smaller, weaker, rear differential. The AE86 SR5 equipped) had an optional automatic though the GT-S model engine) only came a standard 5-speed manual

In Japan, the DOHC 4A-GEU was offered in GT-APEX or GTV trims as the Levin or Sprinter Trueno, SOHC 3A-U AE85 sold in a variety of trims SR and GT.

In North America, the top-spec 4A-GEC AE86 was sold as the GT-S and the lower-spec SOHC AE86 was sold as the Corolla both versions sold pop-up headlights only. American AE86 SR5 models a smaller 4A-C SOHC did not have optional LSD, and had drum brakes instead of

Euro spec models sold as the Corolla GT with engines and fixed Levin-style The Middle East received the basic model as the North market, with pop-up and the regulated 5 mph (8 km/h) bumpers.

Corolla Levin GT APEX – Fixed Headlights

Corolla Trueno AE86 Pop-up Headlights

Both the Levin and Trueno variants were offered either a 2-door coupe or liftback, or hatchback, body Both the Levin and Trueno generally identical, apart fixed, rectangular headlights on the and pop-up headlights on the Trueno. bodywork changes were in 1986 which resulted in tail lights for both and Trueno models, along the coupe and hatchback styles.

The is frequently seen in Japanese and anime including Initial D. Tenjou Tenge, Over Azumanga Daioh, Dear School Rumble, Capeta, Energon, Jigoku Shojo, Shoujo Futakomori, and [… hit FLCL. Manga appearances Beck and Shuichi Shigeno#8217;s work Tunnel Nuketara Sky

Racing video games Namco#8217;s The Fast and the Furious Microsoft#8217;s Forza Motorsport Electronic Arts#8217;s Need for franchise, and Sega’s Initial D Stage all feature the AE86 as a car.

More than 20 years its production, the Toyota Corolla continues to play a roll in and street racing. In modern day the AE86 is a classic under dog continues to compete among elite race cars. It is impressive to see an AE86 hang a Skyline during tsuiso

Posted on June 25th, by Tom

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