Will the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition come to St. Louis?
The Toyota 86 is a great option for a sports car if you are looking for something dependable and affordable. Toyota recently unveiled the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition as a tribute to the incredible Hakone Turnpike that is located a couple of hours away from Tokyo. Will the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition come to St. Louis? Keep reading to find out, and learn more about this fun sports car!
What is the Hakone Turnpike?
The Hakone Turnpike is a very well-known stretch of road that is on many people’s bucket list of places to drive. Located two hours outside of Tokyo, this privately-owned road is considered to be one of the greatest places to drive a sports car because of the various winding and hilly roads. It is a fun place to put your driving skills to the test.
What does the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition look like?
The Toyota 86 Hakone Edition is based on the Toyota 86 GT, and it will be available in 2020. The exterior is a special Hakone green paint. There will be two transmission options. The first is a six-speed manual. The second option is an automatic transmission. Both engines are a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. The outputs are different though. The engine with the manual transmission produces 200 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. The engine with the automatic transmission produces 205 horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque.
Inside of the Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, you will find black and tan Alcantara seats, and black armrests with tan trim. In addition, you will find a Toyota 86 logo on the passenger side of the dashboard, and tan stitching on the steering wheel, parking brake cover, and shifter. Finally, other interior features include dual-zone automatics climate control, heated seats, and cruise control.
2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition Release Date
The release date of this fun sports car is currently fall 2019. It has not yet been announced how many of these will be coming to the United States. If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, give us a call at 314-351-3000.