Why is this Toyota Sports Car "GT86?"
Little Article of why Toyota called the famous sports car "GT86"
They referenced to Toyota's Popular Supercar in the 1960's. The 2000GT. A rare collectable Toyota which was founded in a James Bond Movie
Picture of the 2000GT shown here
They also referenced the Sprinter Trueno/Levin AE86 for the name. One of the most overrated, but slow hatchback which appeared in the manga series "Initial D". It was nicknamed "Hachi-Roku" which means "Eighty-Six"
Picture of the AE86
They added a Boxer Engine because they referenced to the Sports 800. Known for Toyota's first sports car, which had a boxer engine.
Picture of the Sports 800. The first Toyota Sports car
Picture of a Boxer engine