Toyota has yet to announce official pricing for their new 86 Hakone Edition, but according to a report, it will be over $30,000.
To be precise, it’s rumored to start at $30,825 when fitted with the six-speed manual transmission, and $31,545 with the auto ‘box, as revealed by CarsDirect. That makes it $2,975 and $3,695 more expensive than the base 2020 86. For reference, the 2019 Ford Mustang EcoBoost starts at $26,395 whereas getting the BMW M230i requires spending $35,300.
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Basically identical to Japan’s 86 British Green Limited, the 86 Hakone Edition is based on the 86 GT and features a few updates and customizations that should make it more appealing. Chief among them, is the edition-specific green paint job, contrasted by 17-inch bronze wheels and a black rear spoiler, in addition to LED headlights and exhaust system with double chrome tips.
On the inside, the 86 Hakone Edition has two-tone leather and Alcantara seats, plus steering wheel, parking brake and gear shifter with tan contrast stitching, and ‘86’ logo embroidered on the dashboard and trunk mat. The car is also equipped with keyless entry and push-button start, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, cruise control and others. Additionally, customers will get a pair of tan key gloves and folio cover.
The 2.0-liter, four-cylinder naturally breathing engine remains unchanged producing up to 205 hp (208 PS / 153 kW) and 156 lb-ft (211 Nm) of torque, depending on the paired transmission.