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Automotive footage of the week

The Toyota GT86 was first revealed at 2011’s Frankfurt Motor Present, distilling the perceptions of what was, and is an interesting driving expertise. 9 years on and the GT86 title has been left behind, so we requested David Vivian in our newest difficulty to revisit why it left such an impression behind it. To learn the story in full decide up your copy in retailer or on-line now by way of Mags Direct.

It’s widespread for a lot of producers to pursue numbers of their efficiency automobiles, however the GT86 was completely different. Buying and selling outright straight line efficiency for the additional engagement present in its dainty rear-wheel drive chassis, it supplied a singular driving expertise – extra exuberant than an MX-5, but nonetheless delicate and manageable. Its modest energy was a difficulty for some, however Toyota’s focus was elsewhere, which made all of the distinction. 

> 2022 Toyota GR 86 revealed – rear-wheel drive coupe reimagined

To provide GT86 an acceptable ship off, we had deliberate to shoot these photos throughout a wonderful, fascinating sundown, however Kent’s seaside had different concepts. Thick cloud cowl cancelled the night’s sundown, which means the gifted Matt Howell as a substitute turned to synthetic gentle to expertly illuminate our instance’s Electrical Blue paintwork. 

Launched as a run out mannequin, the TRD Restricted Version now we have right here options various beauty and efficiency upgrades over the automobile launched in 2012. Uprated Sachs dampers, bigger Brembo brakes, new wheels and this putting paintwork have been a part of the package deal, coming at a price of £30,000.

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Automotive footage of the week: archive

Under are a few of our favorite photos from earlier editions of evo automobile footage of the week. Click on on the images for the total galleries.

Gallery 1

Click on beneath to see all the photographs of our first automobile footage of the week gallery, right here that includes the indomitable Bugatti Veyron Tremendous Sport, mk1 Volkswagen Golf GTI, Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 and the beautiful Porsche 911 re-imagined by Singer.

Gallery 2

Right here we dig additional again into the evo archives the place we pull out some iconic photos of the Ford GT barely out of context within the European Alps, a TVR Sagaris in central London, the Audi RS2 in addition to one in all our most iconic twin checks between the Ferrari 599 GTO and Lexus LF-A.

Gallery 3

The previous-generation Bentley Continental GT appeared to get higher with age, a notion mirrored by the Jaguar E-type when in fashionable ‘light-weight’ kind. Each of those British icons, in addition to the Aston Martin Vantage GT12 function in gallery three.

Gallery 4

Followers might need cried fowl when Ferrari determined to turbocharge the Ferrari 488, however it’s not like Ferrari don’t have a historical past with turbocharged V8 engines. Right here the 488 co-stars alongside the beautiful F40, whereas elsewhere on this gallery we take a Porsche Cayman GTS to Japan for a shocking mountain blast.

Gallery 5

Italian twelve-cylinder supercars appear to be the primary agenda within the fourth evo automobile footage of the week gallery, right here that includes 4 V12 Lambos and the beautiful 599 SA Aperta restricted version alongside its 550 Barchetta predecessor.

Gallery 6

GT3s and GT-Rs are just the start for gallery quantity six, with the Noble M600, Aston Martin One-77 and a few McLaren flagships filling out our most wonderful gallery but.

Gallery 7

A gallery of recent and previous, right here the McLaren 720S cemented its place as a very nice supercar alongside a daring night time shoot with an Audi R8 LMX, pitch a Nissan GT-R and Audi Quattro in opposition to one another on Welsh mountain roads and drive the unique ‘Hakosuka’ GT-R. 

Gallery 8

Ford’s RS200 in a moody darkish storage is only one of many wonderful shoots in our eighth gallery, click on on the picture for the total gallery

Gallery 9

Click on on the picture beneath for our ninth automobile footage of the week gallery, together with this hardcore lot!

Gallery 10

Our tenth gallery turned it up one other notch, together with the wettest shoot in historical past (apparently).

Gallery 11

The perfect hardcore Ferrari supercars and extra function in our eleventh automobile footage of the week gallery.

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