Toyota AE86 – compact car based on the fifth generation of the Corolla manufactured by the Japanese company Toyota 1983-1987. Available as a 2-door coupe and three-door hatchback. To drive the R4 used gasoline engines of 1.5 and 1.6 liters. Version Levin characterized by a complex front lamps, while the retractable headlights Trueno. This model is often used in drifting competitions.
In Europe and Japan, the car was available with fuel injection equipped 4A-GEU engine DOHC also used in the first generation of the MR2. It generates maximum power of 130hp (96 kW) and torque of 150 Nm. In addition, there was also a weaker variant of this engine – 120hp (88 kW), 142 Nm torque. A characteristic feature of the family of engines 4A-GE installed in the AE86 and MR2 was the T-VIS system – intake manifold with variable length improves the characteristics of torque curve (growth at low speeds).
For the North American market was prepared version of the engine 4A-GEC. To meet emissions standards for California power was reduced to 114hp (84 kW) and torque to 136 Nm. In addition, the U.S. was available leaner version SR5 equipped with a weaker SOHC 4A-C with 88hp (64 kW) and drum brakes on the rear axle. Optionally, the engine could be blocked with a 4-speed automatic (only for SR5).
Both axles of the vehicle used ventilated disc brakes. Independent front wheel suspension was based on the MacPherson strut. Optionally, the vehicle may be equipped with a mechanism for a limited slip differential (LSD).