It is produced at Subaru's factory in Gunma, Japan. Worldwide, it is sold under differing model names and brands such as the Subaru BRZ and the North America-only Scion FR-S, although each model is sold with slight differences between each. The GT86 is only sold in Europe.
The GT86 was primarily designed to feature outstanding handling capabilities, much like the highly regarded Toyota Corolla sport compacts of the 1980s. It is built on a light RWD platform with a low-sitting Subaru flat-four engine to allow for a low center of gravity.
Inspirations for the exterior design were taken from the side profile of the Toyota 2000GT, a highly sought-after grand tourer of the 1960s.
Need for Speed: No Limits
The 86 appears in Need for Speed: No Limits with the release of a reveal trailer on November 20, 2014. It is listed as a street class car. Its starting rank is 222 PR and the blueprints are available in Underground Chapter 4: Green-eyed Monster.
The stock GT86 is a street class car that requires 3 common blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources:
- Car series - Uber Subaru: Chapter 2 reward
- Black Market
- Upgrade Crate
- Premium Crate
- Chop Shop
Receive 30 mechanic level XP by building up and 450 mechanic level XP by fully staging up this car.
|x3 Common Blueprints||4100||4180||4190||609|
Need for Speed (2015)
The GT86 appears in Need for Speed (2015) and can be purchased for 27,400.
|0 - 60 mph||1/4 Mile||Top Speed||Power|
|Stock||06.59 seconds||15.03 seconds @ 98 mph (158 km/h)||143 mph (230 km/h)||207 hp|
|Fully Upgraded||02.19 seconds||09.03 seconds @ 167 mph (269 km/h)||233 mph (375 km/h)||950 hp|
|Celica||GT-S '03 (T230)|
|Corolla||GT-S '86 (AE86)|
|Land Cruiser||Wagon '79 (J55)|
|MR2||Turbo Rev. 3 '92 (W20)|
|Sprinter||GT Apex '86 (AE86)|
|Supra||'96 (S1) (A80) · '98 (S2) (A80) · RZ-S '02 (S2) (A80) · SZ-R '97 (S2) (A80) · Turbo '94 (S1) (A80) · Turbo '98 (A80) · Turbo Targa '98 (A80)|