Toyota 86 Featured in New GT5 Time & Drift Trials

January 25th, 2012 by Jordan

The latest Time and Drift trials have just become available in Gran Turismo 5‘s Seasonal Events, both of which feature the new Toyota 86 that was added to the game last month – for free – in update 2.02. Here’s a closer look at what’s new:

Time Trials No. 28

  • Toyota 86 GT Tsukuba Circuit Time Trial
    Period of Availability: 2012/01/26 13:00 – 2012/02/09 13:00
    Gold: Cr.250,000  Silver: Cr.150,000  Bronze: Cr.100,000
  • 600PP Rome City / Reverse Time Trial
    Period of Availability: 2012/01/26 13:00 – 2012/02/09 13:00
    Gold: Cr.250,000  Silver: Cr.150,000  Bronze: Cr.100,000

Drift Trials No. 28

  • Toyota 86 GT Madrid City / Reverse Drift Trial
    Period of Availability: 2012/01/26 13:00 – 2012/02/09 13:00
    Gold: Cr.250,000  Silver: Cr.150,000  Bronze: Cr.100,000
  • Special Stage Route 7 Drift Trial
    Period of Availability: 2012/01/26 13:00 – 2012/02/09 13:00
    Gold: Cr.250,000  Silver: Cr.150,000  Bronze: Cr.100,000
Thanks to MadMuppGT for the quick tip! As always, head on over to our GT5 Seasonal Events forum for more discussion.

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  1. Jan. 30, 3:42pm
    JEMcG

    Getting pretty bored now. Thought we would have something more inventive by now.

  2. Jan. 27, 12:53am
    caasimun_18

    so far the V12 vantage is the most fun to drive :), i just love the sound of it and its tail happiness

  3. Jan. 26, 6:56pm
    Ezekiel76

    Rally, rally, rally!!!! Why not a rally seasonal??!!!!!

    • Jan. 27, 3:17am
      Witless76

      Because this is GT, not Dirt 3.

    • Jan. 27, 6:16am
      AnPrionsaBeag

      @Witless76 You surely haven’t played Gran Turismo for long enough: GT4 did more for rally than Dirt3 ever willl.
      @Ezekiel76 I wish we had Pikes Peak in GT… Sceptics would no doubt love rally and the hillclimb discipline after that!

  4. Jan. 26, 3:52pm
    RobertK81

    A time trial for the Toyota 86 GT. As soon as I buy a new one and make one oil change for it, it is above the limit for the trial. WTF?

    • Jan. 28, 6:11pm
      GLP

      Turn the engine power down a bit then, surely.

  5. Jan. 26, 2:59pm
    Timppaq

    Great TT!

    Next could be Nurb with similar settings.

  6. Jan. 26, 1:17pm
    AnPrionsaBeag

    How I wish I owned one in real life… This car is simply gorgeous! (I hope my Fiesta’s not reading this :-p)

  7. Jan. 26, 12:09pm
    HoSway01

    That picture above is amazing! What wheels were used for that GT86?

    • Jan. 26, 12:51pm
      FdkVeilside

      its that 5 spoke wheel near the very right of the wheels selection, might be a PDI one i dont remember, im wondering what the parameters set on the camera taking the picture was, colour looks amazing

    • Jan. 26, 11:05pm
      uMadson?

      RAYS Trinity V?

  8. Jan. 26, 9:55am
    gt5fanatec

    Stage route 7 in an event. Impressive.

  9. Jan. 26, 6:59am
    gtv86

    86 drift trial is bloody awesome, even playing field allround and my first time getting to 158th with 15.2k. Im pretty happy with that

    • Jan. 26, 1:02pm
      spike10h

      Finally! The reign of the TVR Speed 12 bourgeoisie has ended!
      Rise up proletariat! Take back what is rightfully yours! The crown shall be overthrown!

      No but seriously, this is pretty cool as I still haven’t seen a Speed 12 in my UCD. We should be seeing some new names in the top ranks.

  10. Jan. 26, 6:44am
    SvenB1984

    Still at work so don’t know but,… I thought “yes no car choise” now it realy comes to the driver. So I hope tuning is not alowed. Anyway FINALY a TSUKUBA TT. My fav. track

  11. Jan. 26, 6:21am
    Supermelon

    Thanks Jordan for using my picture.
    So excited!

  12. Jan. 26, 6:13am
    ZDUPH

    A drift trial on Route 7?? Oh boy…

    • Jan. 26, 8:47am
      zenator

      I used my SS Commodore, need heaps of speed so u don’t hit the wall I had to do it 5 or 6 times just to get past the first corner then the next time I made it thought all the corners and got gold.

    • Jan. 26, 11:06pm
      uMadson?

      1st and 3rd corner’s narrow as hell, and 2nd corner takes time to understand. lmao

  13. Jan. 26, 6:08am
    dazman

    GT-86 should be fun, although I still prefer my AE86 for drifting. That said I’ve hardly driven the GT-86 since I got it.

  14. Jan. 26, 5:40am
    paulmac2k9

    Hmm SSR7 drift trial not the best choice, theyre will be no using my Genki Hyper Silvia for that then…

  15. Jan. 26, 5:16am
    SeaWall

    the gt86 actually is a very underpowered car toyota says it is 200hp but recent dyno says it is around 170hp and the torque curve has an unusual torque dip. i was actually looking forward about this car in real life but those numbers are very disappointing, VERY.

    • Jan. 26, 6:23am
      Supermelon

      Dyno numbers are calculated at the wheel. Meaning some of the power is lost due to friction from the drivetrain.

      Take 170 and multiply back in an approx. 12-15% then you’ll find that it is about 200hp at crank.

  16. Jan. 26, 5:10am
    BWX

    No A-Spec? WTH!

    • Jan. 26, 1:57pm
      BWX

      LOL, yup I meant A-Spec type races.

  17. Jan. 26, 4:26am
    DiabolicalMask

    “Toyota 86 GT Madrid City / Reverse Drift Trial”

    Why the “Toyota 86 GT” part here? Copy/paste gone wrong? :P

    • Jan. 26, 6:27am
      DiabolicalMask

      Ignore this remark…

      :facepalm:

  18. Jan. 26, 3:50am
    fotochap

    Sounds good – ditto on the lack of Speed 12s and Specials :D

    It’ll be a good opportunity to get to know the 86 – kinda got lost in all the awesome cars and updates that were added recently!

  19. Jan. 26, 2:05am
    spikeyhairdude

    finaly a scoreboard not filled with speed 12

    • Jan. 26, 4:23am
      Tvensky

      +1

    • Jan. 26, 12:08pm
      HoSway01

      +1!

    • Jan. 31, 4:15pm
      kttheman001

      +1000000000000… But i do love killing my friends speed 12’s with one of my silvias or my stang

  20. Jan. 26, 12:49am
    ERC Racingteam

    This is one of the best drift events yet! Its nice to have an equal playing field! Not all of those Cerbera Speed 12″s!! :)

    • Jan. 26, 12:08pm
      HoSway01

      Finally!

  21. Jan. 25, 10:56pm
    MadmuppGT

    Thanks for the shout out… Loving the drift events…

  22. Jan. 25, 10:43pm
    GTAndy36

    Wonderful! 14051pts laid down at Madrid… now off to SSR7. And a proper untuned TT, ty Kaz and PD!

    • Jan. 25, 10:56pm
      MadmuppGT

      Im sure I saw you as top score for a while… I only scored a sorry, yet perfect 10’000 points… I actually like how its bang on 10’000 I dont want to try anymore haha

    • Jan. 25, 11:02pm
      GTAndy36

      Nah never got to top spot, got to 29th with that at the time… probably down to 300 at least by now. I would leave it at the perfect 10k if I were you… shows an extra bit of class ;) lol

    • Jan. 26, 11:29am
      MadmuppGT

      Yeah, that extra class, I mean yeah I could have pulled in an easy 19’765 but as you said wheres the class :P

  23. Jan. 25, 10:42pm
    ucwepn

    is that correct ssr7 drift trial? wtf theres like 2 corners, 86 drift trial? the thing has no power i can’t drift that lol

    • Jan. 25, 10:46pm
      GTAndy36

      Tune up the bugger then! Trust me, it drifts… and drifts well ;))

    • Jan. 26, 12:20am
      graytotoro

      Power? All this car needs is a tire change to Comfort tires (can’t remember the exact compound I used) and it’ll go sideways faster than Herman Cain’s presidential campaign.

    • Jan. 26, 11:30am
      MadmuppGT

      ZIIIIING!

    • Jan. 26, 2:26pm
      DigitalBaka

      Ditto graytotoro. Took my stock 86 from the Tsukuba TT right into the drift trial and easily got gold. I am likely the worst drifter on GTP. :) Car seems to be a perfect fit for the course.

  24. Jan. 25, 10:39pm
    PorkyTheRacer

    I have such a good tune for that car can’t wait!

  25. Jan. 25, 10:39pm
    silverstar189

    I’ll be too busy grinding the b-spec seasonals for the next few days before they disappear!

  26. Jan. 25, 10:34pm
    TheyViper

    sweet

  27. Jan. 25, 10:33pm
    TheStig91

    First!!!! :)

    • Jan. 25, 10:41pm
      xx666Kris666xx

      GT 86 Drift Trial is lotsa fun ;)

    • Jan. 25, 10:44pm
      GTAndy36

      YAY go you -_-

      And yes, it is indeed lotsa fun!! :)


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