'GT 86 is reliable' shock

If you're thinking of investing in a Toyota GT 86, you'll be pleased to know that Toyota's reliability gene has been passed on to the £25k coupe. It ran faultlessly for 512 laps and 1874 miles in last weekend's Britcar 24 Hours at Silverstone despite "having its wheels driven off" by the four-driver team of Chris Hodgetts, Stefan Hodgetts, Travis drummer Neil Primrose and EVO's Richard Meaden.

Gary Blackham of GPRM, who prepared the car, pronounced himself delighted with the car's placing of eighth overall and third in class. "Considering the differential in horsepower between our car and the others, it's a great result. I think the only work we had to do was add about half a litre of oil during the whole race."

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  • urquattro 25 Sep 2012

    Hope it stays as reliable as my 1995 2.4 Previa, remarkable and trouble free ugly old thing -
    its a family star and favourite.smile

  • simonigrale 25 Sep 2012

    We've just taken delivery of one! Great little car. Its done about 350 miles so far.

    These miles have mainly been covered in our carpark doing donuts laugh

  • griffdude 25 Sep 2012

    Thought the Britcar 24hrs was at Silverstone.......

  • E30M3SE 25 Sep 2012

    griffdude said:
    Thought the Britcar 24hrs was at Silverstone.......
    The one I went to was.............

  • Gatsods 25 Sep 2012

    Pretty sure it is, Griff!

    Nice little cars though, I look forward to them depreciating as I head towards the insurance drop-off cliff...

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