2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible – Can We Expect It?

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Since it was first released in 2011, the Toyota GT-86 has been making effort to improve its features and make the fans of sports cars satisfied. This is finally happening after they have decided to produce the second generation of this model for 2019. It will be the new GT-86 Convertible.

Exterior

The new 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible will keep most of the features seen on the base 2019 GT-86 except the roof. This topless sports beauty will probably be developed on the well-known Toyota TNGA platform. It will keep the aerodynamic and aggressive appearance, especially in the front fascia. Its long race-inspired nose will get a new bumper and a black grille together with the new set of LED headlights and fog lights. Its larger wheelbase will be equipped with a new set of 18-inch aluminum wheels and tires. The weight of the new GT-86 Convertible will be reduced due to lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber, used in its chassis construction. This will mean better fuel economy and an improved performance. Looking at the side profile, this model will seem sleek and sporty as if it cuts the air. In the rear part, you will notice a shorter boot with new LED taillights.

Interior


The interior of the 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible will definitely follow the trends of the next-generation sports cars. It will be equipped with two leather seats and thanks to the longer wheelbase, the driver and the passenger will enjoy more legroom and greater comfort. Other lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and aluminum will also be used to build the interior of this vehicle. When it comes to dashboard, it will hopefully undergo significant upgrades, especially in terms of technology. You can expect an instrument cluster data display and a touch screen with the latest infotainment system. It means that the new GT-86 Convertible will provide features such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and other smart phone connectivity options as well as satellite navigation, automatic climate control and numerous safety and driver assist systems.

Engine

We have been informed that two options are being considered when it comes to powertrain that the new 2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible will be hiding under its hood. The first of them comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and the output of 200 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque. The other possibility includes a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that will deliver 180 horsepower and 220 pound-feet of torque. It has also been announced that the hybrid version of this model can see the light of the day. Whichever engine it comes with, the new GT-86 Convertible will get a rear-wheel-drive system.

2019 Toyota GT-86 Convertible Price and Release Date

The estimated price of the Convertible version of the new Toyota GT-86 starts around $30,000, but this information has not been confirmed yet. You can probably expect it by the end of 2018 or in early 2019 when the base model will appear, too.

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