Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Toyota GT86 Rally version to start at Rally Germany

Toyota GT86 CS-R3

  • 274 km long endurance test on asphalt and gravel 
  • Modifications for rallying already homologated 
  • Available as a kit from the first quarter 2015
COLOGNE : July 30, 2014 - The new Toyota GT86 CS-R3, visitors and spectators of the ADAC Rally Germany for the first time in action: The rally version of the sports car starts at the ninth round of the World Rally Championship from August 21 to 24 as a forward vehicle outside the standings.

The first public appearance uses the Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) for test drives. The former double World Rally Champion and factory driver Isolde subjects the rear-drive prototypes around Trier an ultimate endurance test. 274 km it goes on floor, stone and asphalt, a total of 18 stages are completed. Holden Ried, which has already helped in the development of the Yaris R1A, focuses on the final vote of the GT86 CS-R3.

As a relatively low-cost rally car of the GT86 R3 satisfies the regulations of the FIA. In addition to a sequential 6-speed gearbox, limited slip differential and revised brake system and the wiring harness and the control unit have been specifically adapted to the rallying. The chassis changes include Aufhängungskits for gravel roads and asphalt runways and special wishbone. The roll cage was optimized for weight and already homologated by the FIA.

The GT86 CS-R3 is available as a kit from the first quarter of 2015, prices will be announced at a later date.

Toyota Motorsport GT86 CS-R3 technical specifications

Type FA20
Configuration Horizontally opposed, 4-cylinder
Displacement (cc) 1,998
Max. power (bhp) 240 – 250
Exhaust HJS racing exhaust and exhaust manifold
Fuel tank 75-litre FT3 safety cell
Bodywork Steel monocoque bodyshell with roof ventilation
Roll cage Homologated FIA R3-standard safety cage
Type Rear-wheel drive
Gearbox 6-speed sequential
Differential Limited-slip with variable ramp settings
Final drive Short final drive, with options
Clutch Racing clutch and lightweight flywheel
Steering JTEKT hydraulic power steering with short ratio
Front MacPherson-type
Rear Double wishbone
Shock absorbers Reiger, 3-way adjustable for Tarmac and gravel
Wheels Tarmac OZ 7 x 17in
Gravel OZ 6 x 15in
Front discs Tarmac 330 x 30mm
Gravel 300 x 30mm
Rear discs Tarmac 300 x 10mm
Gravel 300 x 10mm
Callipers Front: 4-pot
Rear: 2-pot (regulation)
Overall length (mm) 4,240
Overall width (mm) 1,775
Wheelbase (mm) 2,570
Minimum weight (kg|) 1,080 (regulation)

Images : Toyota GT86 CS-R3

[Source : TOYOTA]


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