Toyota, Subaru celebrate 10 years of Hachiroku with limited-edition GR86 and BRZ models

Time flies, doesn’t it? It’s already been 10 years since the original 86/BRZ twins first went on sale, and to celebrate a decade of existence, Toyota and Subaru have now unveiled two limited-run models for the GR86 and second-generation BRZ, dubbed the “10th Anniversary Limited”.

Limited to just 200 units (at least for the BRZ; Toyota says the limited-edition GR86 will only be available for a “limited time”), the new anniversary cars are given a couple of special aesthetic touches to mark it out from the regular models.

These include the exclusive paint jobs – World Rally Blue Pearl on the BRZ, and Flame Orange on the GR86, both as a nod to the original car’s hero colours at their debuts, some 10 years ago. The 18-inch aluminium wheels on both cars are also given a matte black finish, complementing the gloss black wing mirror caps, and the blacked-out badges on the BRZ.

Tying everything up for the exterior of both cars is a commemorative “10th Anniversary since 2012” commemorative sticker on the rear windscreen, although you’ll have to be looking really closely to even see it, as it’s so tiny.

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The highlight of the new “10th Anniversary Limited” edition cars is actually in the cabin, which gets colour coded accents and cross stitching on the upholstery and gear shifter boot. A “10th anniversary” wordmark is also embroidered on the door card trims, in the same colour as its exterior paint job.

As you can see in the pictures, the touchscreen infotainment display is optional here; those who opt to go without it will get a plastic trim piece covering the gaping hole, similar to that of the bare-bones Cup race car.

Aside from these changes, though, the rest of the car remains untouched. Power comes from a 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated flat-four boxer engine, making 235 hp and 250 Nm of torque. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via a limited-slip differential, and either a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox.

Pricing wise, the anniversary-edition BRZ starts at JPY3.388 million (approx. RM110k) for the 6MT, and JPY 3.553 million (approx RM116k) for the automatic variant. The limited-edition GR86 comes in a little pricier, at JPY3.469 million (approx RM113k) for the manual, and JPY3.632 million (approx RM118k) for the automatic.



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