September 29, 2023

Toyota’s GR line is in a reasonably stable place proper now. The GR86, Corolla and Supra cowl swath of the reasonably-affordable fanatic house, so all that’s actually left to do is preserve the fashions contemporary with the requisite slate of updates and particular editions. Toyota handled us to a few as we speak, arriving late 2023.

Let’s begin with the best of the trio which additionally occurs to be the rarest and, probably, essentially the most reasonably priced. The GR86 Trueno Version is available in white or purple, with black decals to pay homage to the unique AE86 Corolla. It additionally comes with a brand new efficiency bundle that features Brembo brakes and Sachs dampers, that will probably be non-compulsory on non-special editions. Toyota’s solely constructing 860 of those, in automated and shift-yourself varieties. Worth is because of come later this 12 months forward of deliveries someday within the winter.

The white-and-black 2024 GR86 Trueno Edition, viewed from the front quarter and above.

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The automotive’s embellished with Trueno badges and a brand new black metallic end for the 18-inch wheels that usually come normal on the Premium grade. Current GR86 house owners will probably be joyful to know they’ll additionally be capable of retrofit the efficiency equipment to any present 2022 or 2023 mannequin, as long as they’ve 18-inch wheels on all corners. With the upcoming 2024 automobiles, Toyota’s energetic security suite may even be normal with the handbook transmission for the primary time.

Detail close-up of the shift lever on the 2024 GR86 Trueno Edition.

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Shifting up the vary there’s the GR Corolla, which positive factors a brand new blue colour for the returning Circuit Version and the addition of 18-inch solid wheels, identical to the Morizo had, normal for that trim. Modifications listed below are understandably much less pronounced as the new hatch is getting into however solely its second mannequin 12 months. That stated, small upgrades have been made beneath the pores and skin, per Toyota’s launch:

Revisions for the 2024 GR Corolla Circuit Version contains new ribbed flange bolts mounting the steering gear field to the entrance suspension sub-frame and flange bolts with a 2mm (about 0.08 in) wider head mounting the rear suspension to the sub-frame. An unpainted bolt now grounds the battery to the body for direct metal-to-metal contact.

Side view of the blue 2024 GR Corolla Circuit Edition.

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As soon as once more Toyota’s maintaining manufacturing of the Circuit Version low, to simply 1,600 models. Lastly, by no means to be ignored, the Supra can be receiving some love for its forty fifth anniversary. The automaker will construct simply 900 examples fitted with what largely quantities to an look bundle, plus the addition of a small, manually adjustable rear wing. As with the GR86 Trueno, the forty fifth anniversary flagship will probably be provided with each the brand new six-speed handbook in addition to the eight-speed auto when it reaches house owners within the fall.

Rear quarter view of the orange 2024 GR Supra 45th Anniversary Edition.

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One final element that the sim racers within the viewers will make sure you respect: the GR Corolla will make its “digital debut” in Gran Turismo 7, the producer additionally introduced as we speak. Given Toyota and GT developer Polyphony Digital’s shut relationship, it was solely a matter of time earlier than the automotive joined the 86, Yaris and Supra within the newest installment of the Actual Driving Simulator. The timeline for the hatch’s arrival hasn’t been shared, although these items are usually introduced in reasonably shut proximity to launch, so we shouldn’t have to attend too lengthy.