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As the Scion brand is saying goodbye to the US public, Toyota replaces the sporty FR-S with the introduction of the new 86. A 2017 model, the new Toyota 86 features a range of new upgrades, meant to attract younger buyers throught the year.

The looks is now more aggrssive with a larger center intake. The front of the car has a design with standard LED front headlamps, daylight running lights, and turn signals, a new fog lamp bezel and revised bumper. The rear sports LED tail lamps and more sculpted bumper design with integrated aerodynamic diffuser. The alloy wheels feature a new twisted spoke design and 86 logos have been incorporated into a badge on the front fender, as well as inside the front headlamps.

The interior also features the 86 logo on the new “Granlux” material used on the instrument panel surround. The same material adds to the door trim. Drivers also will benefit new seating material with silver stitching and a revised steering wheel with integrated audio controls and an 86 logo on the center hub.

There are also some mechanical upgrades. On the six-speed manual version of the car, additional performance comes from a differential gear ratio change and revised engine tuning that increases the torque to 156 lb.-ft, as well as a five-horsepower increase to 205 hp. On both manual and six-speed automatic 86 models, Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) helps prevent the car from rolling back on steep hills from a stop.

The prices for the 2017 Toyota 86 is $26,255 when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, an increase of $950 or 3.8 percent, and $26,975 for the six-speed automatic, reflecting an increase of $570, or 2.2 percent, compared to the Scion FR-S.

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