Toyota AE86

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Toyota Corolla Levin /
Sprinter Trueno (AE86)
New stock ae86 coupe.jpg
Owerview
ManufacturerToyota
Cried an awToyota Corolla,
Toyota Sprinter
Production1983–1987
AssemblyToyota, Aichi, Japan
Bouk an chassis
Body style2-door coupé,
3-door hatchback
LayootFront-ingine, rear-wheel drive
RelatitToyota AE85
Powertrain
Ingine1.6 L 4A-C I4
1.6 L 4A-GEU I4,
1.6 L 4A-GEC I4
Transmission5-speed manual,
4-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,400 mm (94.5 in)
Lenth4,200 mm (165.5 in)
Weenth1,630 mm (64.0 in)
Hicht1,340 mm (52.6 in)
Crib wecht923–1,089 kg (2,035–2,400 lb)
Chronology
SuccessorToyota Corolla E90

The AE86 generation o the Toyota Corolla Levin an Toyota Sprinter Trueno is a smaw, lichtweicht coupe introduced bi Toyota in 1983 as pairt o the fift generation Toyota Corolla line-up. Tae be brief, the inwart-chassis code o the "AE86" is uised tae descrieve the hale range.

In classic Toyota code, the "A" means thit the ingine thit came wi the motor (the 3A an 4A) an the E86 represents the 6T revision o the fift generation (E80 series) o the E model thit's the Corolla.

The visual difference atween the Levin an Trueno is thit the Levin haes a fixit-heidlichts an the ither haes a retractable heidlicht. The export model cawed Corolla kivvers baith kynds.

The AE86 (alang wi the lawer spec 1,452 cubic centimetres (1.452 L) AE85 an 1587 cc SR5 versions) wi rear wheel drive (unalike the front wheel drive CE80, EE80 an AE82 models), an is amang the last rear-drive motors o its teep, at a time whan maist passenger cars war bein chynged tae front-wheel drive.

In 1987 thare wis a leemitit variant o the AE86 cawed "Black Limited", the unit wis replaced an aw, in 1987 tae front-wheel drive AE92 Corolla/Sprinter range. In Japan, the AE86 wis kent as the Hachi-Roku (ハチロク) an aw, Japanese fur "aicht-sax".