The Toyobaru twins were always seen as throwbacks to the days of old AE86s and the drifting manga that made them famous. Now Toyota of the UK is completing the circle with an Initial D-tribute concept car.
“I’m just kind of the victim of a good deal.” Owning and driving two Toyota AE86’s can be a good deal, indeed.
The great old AE86 Corolla is a wonderful, light, and durable platform for any rear-wheel-drive mischief. What happens when you stick a V8 in one?
In New Zealand, motorsport runs as deep through the country as sheep-herding, fishing, and Hobbits. Practically every weekend of the year, you can find a hillclimb, street sprint, or track day somewhere in the country. So we went to the track with the Hutt Valley Motorsport Club, and hopped in president Jared Rush's…
"No car is as hyped up as the AE86," Mr. Regular says in the latest Regular Car Reviews test of a rather legendary vehicle. But can that vehicle really live up to its legend? Will it make your wildest touge drift dreams come true, or is it just a Corolla that happens to be rear-wheel drive?
This is a Toyota 1UZ V8 with individual throttle bodies. Does it sound good? No. It sounds perfect.
Finally warm enough to wash cars, an amusing picture opportunity presented itself.
Archer is usually pretty awesome with its car casting, and this week's episode was no exception. However, the scene above had a little error that bothered me. If it were almost any other small Japanese car, it wouldn't be so glaring, but a large part of the AE86's popularity and reputation is due to its rear-wheel…
By now you might be elbows deep in Christmas ham or grease from installing that turbo kit that was exactly what you wanted this year. But if you decided that you or someone you love should have gotten an affordable classic rear-wheel drive hatchback instead, consider this AE86 up for grabs on eBay.
Today is 8/6 day, so we shall honor the great Hachi Roku by sacrificing as many of them as we can find to the rear wheel drive gods.
Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe AE86 is proof positive that the Toyota Corolla hasn't always been as dull as a kiss from your sister, but will this one's price dull your ardor?
In America's backwards calendar days, it is 8/6/12, a perfect day to honor the trusty steed of the budget racer, rally driver, and drifter for the past few decades. In three videos, let us celebrate its drifty goodness.
Larry Chen at Speedhunters recently uncovered the unbelievable "brand new" 25 year old AE86 Toyota Corolla seen here on a trip to Belgium. If you've ever wondered what a perfectly optioned AE86 would have looked like fresh from the dealer's lot, wonder no more.
A hoon sees an on-ramp as an opportunity for shenanigans, and what's better to hoon than an early '80s Toyota AE86 coupe with like three shades of paint on it? Old Toyotas are so much fun.