Last year, Toyota confirmed that its 86 will have a second generation. However, details regarding when it will enter the auto market have not been revealed. Speculations circulated that consumers have to wait until 2020 to see the next 86 but it appears that consumers will not have to wait that long as the second generation Toyota 86 will arrive in 2019
Topless Is A No Go
According to a report from Digital Trends, the Toyota 86 will be offered in an exclusive coupe version. A few years ago, Toyota showed a convertible version of the 86 but apparently the approval was never given because the automaker's production capacity was not enough as reported.
The 86 Carries On
Regardless of the Toyota 86 not being offered in a convertible version, what matters is that its second generation run has been confirmed. "The GT86 will carry on. The car serves a big purpose. We are not getting out of the business. Sporty cars go through their phases. It's our intention to continue with that car," said Karl Schlicht, boss of Toyota's European division in a report
The Subaru And Toyota Connection Continues
It appears that the Toyota and Subaru connection will continue. In a report, Schlicht mentioned that there are a lot of reasons to continue with Subaru. In addition, Schlicht also noted that the automaker will have to continue the partnership with Subaru if the concept were to carry on.
What The Next 86 Will Bring
At this point, details regarding the powertrain of the next generation of 86 are still under wraps. The same is true in terms of its exterior appearance. Apparently, these aspects are becoming a common topic among fans and enthusiasts that are looking forward to the next generation of Toyota 86.
The Wait Made Shorter
It was earlier anticipated that the next 86 will arrive in 2020 but it appears that the wait has been made shorter. Shclicht stated that the next generation of Toyota 86 will arrive in 2019 and will be slotted below the awaited return of the Toyota Supra.