Gazoo Preparing Unique Looking Toyota 86 Scion Fr-s Concept With 325hp Twin-charged Engine

Gazoo Preparing Unique Looking Toyota 86 Scion FR-S Concept with 325HP Twin-Charged EngineToyota's motorsports and tuning partner Gazoo Racing will host the world premiere of a unique looking Toyota 86 coupe (Japan's version of the North American Scion FR-S) named the GRMN Sports FR Concept Platinum.

The study will feature a unique body with different front and rear ends over the stock 86/FR-S along with some interior upgrades including bucket seats.

Win A Trip To The Gazoo Racing Festival In Japan

Win a trip to the Gazoo Racing Festival in JapanThe launch event is complete, the reviews are in and we’re finally starting to see the Toyota GT86 on UK roads.

This got us thinking. What can we do to celebrate our new sports coupe with our fans in the UK?

Gazoo Racing And Toyota Swiss Racing Teams Celebrate Class Wins At 24 Hours Nurburgring Race Update

GAZOO Racing and Toyota Swiss Racing Teams Celebrate Class Wins at 24 Hours Nurburgring Race UpdateThe GAZOO Racing and Toyota Swiss Racing teams are celebrating after class wins for the Lexus LFA and the Toyota GT86 at the 40th ADAC 24 Hours Nürburgring race.

After surviving a few minor incidents, and posting a quickest lap time of 8:44.636, the GAZOO Racing Lexus LFA ran reliably and consistently throughout the race to an SP8 class win, and 15th place overall.

The Lexus LFA has enjoyed continued Nürburgring success over the last few years, including two class wins in the VLN race series this year.

Gazoo Racing To Compete At Nurburgring With Lexus Lfa

Gazoo Racing to compete at Nurburgring with Lexus LFAGazoo Racing has been competing in the endurance event since 2007 – click here for a round-up of the action from last year's race. The 2012 Nürburgring 24 Hours takes place in Germany from 17-20 May.

The car will be driven by Takayuki Kinoshita, Akira Iida and Juichi Wakisaka. A unique element about the Gazoo Racing team is the fact it uses the company's in-house personnel as mechanics as a way of helping to develop better cars and encouraging employee involvement. The team is also running an employee driver development programme.

Toyota And Gazoo Racing Heading To Nurburgring

Toyota and Gazoo Racing heading to NurburgringWe might have a few more months to wait until the Toyota GT86 is available in the UK, but that doesn't mean our new sports car isn't already being lined up for serious track time.

In fact, we can confirm that Gazoo Racing is entering two GT86 in the famous Nürburgring 24 hour race!