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Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 For Sale

  1. SPRINTER 1997 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 6,890

  2. SPRINTER 1998 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,935

  3. SPRINTER 1998 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,898

  4. SPRINTER 1999 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,889

  5. SPRINTER 1997 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 2,000

  6. SPRINTER 1999 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 8,850

  7. SPRINTER 2000 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,954

  8. SPRINTER 2000 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,954

  9. SPRINTER 2002 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 4,930

  10. SPRINTER 2000 Toyota SPRINTER

    Price: USD 1,954

The 1998 Toyota Corolla Levin and Toyota Sprinter Trueno coupes have an angular-stretched appearance. However, the previous generation model inherited the general idea. As a result, the Corolla Levin Sprinter Trueno contrasts in front and rear optics and the aesthetics of the grille. This vehicle is a tuning vehicle. AE86 enthusiasts do not always intend to keep it in stock. Upgrades such as exhaust, intake, and body changes are often performed. Non-modified cars are more expensive and scarce. Naturally aspirated engines produce about 190hp, whereas turbocharged or supercharged engines produce up to 300hp. The rear suspension must be changed to accommodate coil-over suspensions for aftermarket modifications.
As a Toyota, this vehicle is very dependable. According to Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 reviews, the engines internal architecture is basic, and few components may go out of control. The bodywork is of typical Toyota quality. Consider the vehicles age since most are usually more than two decades old.

Modifications and Customization

In the AE86 series, in addition to a full lineup change, there have been significant modifications such as lowering the vehicles weight compared to its predecessor – can make a  difference of up to 70 kg, which has a beneficial effect on the fuel economy. Simultaneously, the exterior dimensions remain mostly unaltered.

Equipment

It comes standard with power steering and power accessories like:

  • Power Windows
  • Side Mirrors
  • Central Locking
  • Fold-Down Rear Seats
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Sunroof
  • Front Fog Lights
  • Rear Wipers
  • Additional Stop Lamps Are Available As Extras.

Additionally, they have a vertically adjustable steering wheel, radio, air conditioning, and a variety of extras features such as temperature control, keyless entry, a CD player, and folding side mirrors. The first significant modifications occurred in the automobile in 1996 when certain technologies were standardized and new colors, including silver metallic, were introduced. A year later, minor modifications to the appearance of the car were made, including adopting a bumper with circular fog lights, a redesigned grille, and multi-reflector headlights, which were great for Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 price.

Fuel Consumption

The engine is the most noticeable difference when comparing the Toyota Sprinter Trueno 1998 to the previous version. Then, the engine with a supercharger was deemed obsolete, resulting in its abandonment and the standard designation GT for the symbol class configuration. Now, the top-of-the-line version of this vehicle has a 20-valve naturally aspirated 1.6-liter DOHC engine with a capacity of 165 horsepower, which is stated as more than enough for the road. Additionally, the Trueno has a 100 hp engine with a 1.6-liter 115 horsepower capacity.

Twin-Cam Engine

The car was energized by a cutting-edge twin-cam engine developed jointly by Yamaha and Toyota. This car has become an icon in the Japanese domestic market, owing to Keiichi Tsuchiya fame for drifting. In both America and Japan, Tsuchiya and his AE86 pioneered organized drift contests.

Power Transmission

The vehicle is completely equipped with both an automatic and manual gearbox. In 1997, a six-speed manual gearbox was introduced. During the same time, engine performance 4A-FE was modified, reducing power to 110 hp and fuel consumption. Chassis Sprinter Trueno has not altered much; however, the car overall weight has been reduced due to changes in the manufacturing of components. All of the finest features from the top models are retained in this instance - full disc brakes, the availability of both anti-roll bars, a limited-slip differential, and sport suspension. As is customary, the most dynamic upgrade has sports tires in the dimensions 185 / 60R14 or 195 / 55R15, in contrast to the normal 13-inch tires base variant, which also features rear drum brakes.

Smooth Drive

First, let us discuss the twin-overhead-cam engine, which has an electronic throttle response and a top rotation of 7,700rpm. It also sounds great, the cacophony becoming a visceral growl as the needle approaches 4,500rpm. So while the Toyota is not quick by contemporary standards, it offers adequate performance - provided you are willing to fight for it.

The AE86 was forged on the drift circuit, not the drag strip. And it is the way this vehicle handles sharp turns that continues to fascinate fans. The unassisted steering feels exquisitely sensitive, but a poke of the throttle provides some readily controllable rear steering.

Racing Car

The AE86 was well-known for its accomplishments on both the racetrack and the highway during its production run. The model was popular in showroom stock, Group N, and Group A racing but was particularly prevalent in rallying and circuit racing. Even after the AE86 was discontinued, private teams proceeded to race it, and the vehicle is still raced today by some teams. What makes it so attractive is that it is rear-drive, which is not common in several other cars of the era, particularly in recent designs of lightweight coupes.

The car was a popular entry in Irish and Finnish races and performed well enough in international touring races. It competed primarily against Honda Civics and other lightweight vehicles of its category. It was entered in the 1986 European Touring Car Championship and won the Manufacturer Championship, defeating larger cars in the process.

Safety Features

The vehicle provides kid seat ISOFIX, three-point safety belts, anti-lock brakes, and driver-side airbags. The most important modifications happened in April 1998, when the guideline was established on the body type GOA, substantially enhancing safety factors performance. At the same time, seat belts with pre-tensioners, two front airbags, and force limiters were included as standard equipment for the vehicle.

Price

While the Corolla is the best-selling vehicle of all time, the AE86 is a highly sought-after model. And as a result of its cult following, prices have been steadily increasing; expect to spend well into the five figures for a nice one.
At the time of writing, there was just one advertised for £17,500 in the ads.

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