The Toyota Corolla AE86 a Complete Generational History

The Toyota Corolla AE86 a Complete Generational History

red AE86 parked by park
85′ Corolla AE86 hatch complete with signature pop up headlights!
Source: Bring-A-Trailer

The Toyota AE86 Corolla, a legendary sports car known by various names such as Levin, Trueno, GT-S, SR5, and DX in different markets, has left an indelible mark in automotive history. Originally debuting in Japan in the mid-1980s, it quickly captured the hearts of driving enthusiasts with its agile rear-wheel-drive design and spirited performance. As the protagonist’s trusty steed in the popular anime series “Initial D,” the AE86 gained global fame and became synonymous with the adrenaline-pumping world of drifting and street racing. Let us embark on a thrilling journey through the history of the AE86, exploring its different trims in Japan and the US, and uncovering the enduring influence it has had on car culture.

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