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Toyota SPRINTER TRUENO GT-APEX (AE86 Shuichi Shigeno Version) '00
Toyota SPRINTER TRUENO GT-APEX (AE86 Shuichi Shigeno Version) '00 (GT6)
Appears in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Toyota
Displacement 1587 cc
Drivetrain FR[3]
Aspiration NA
Engine TRD AE101 4A-GELU "silvertop", 5 valves per cylinder
Max Power 190 BHP
Performance Points 434 PP
Max Torque
Length 4205 mm
Width 1675 mm
Height 1275 mm
Weight 825 kilograms (1,820 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.34 kg (9.6 lb) per horsepower

The Toyota SPRINTER TRUENO GT-APEX (AE86 Shuichi Shigeno Version) '00 is a Tuned car produced by Toyota, loosely based on the Japanese manga and anime Initial D. It appears in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and in Gran Turismo 6.

DescriptionEdit

"The tuned 86, built to order for the Author of the "Initial D" comic series."



Known in Japan as the "Hachi-Roku" (Eight-Six), the popularity of the AE86 Levin/Trueno platform has not diminished in the more than 25 years since it first appeared. And the Trueno here is of special interest - it is owned by Shuichi Shigeno, the author of "Initial D", a very popular comic book series in Japan in which the AE86 plays a pivotal role.

While chassis rigidity was improved by beefing up some body panels in key areas, the car's overall stock curb weight was reduced by about 100 kg, thanks to installing a carbon composite hood in place of the much heavier stock unit.

The AE86 enjoyed a long and varied tuning history, from carburetor conversions to superchargers to turbo kits. The method chosen for our car is perhaps the most common of AE86 upgrades: conversion to a 4-barrel throttle body. Further upgrades like high-compression pistons and a high-lift camshaft helped bring out the famous engine's character even more, imparting it with an exciting power curve where engine response felt sharp and the torque delivered generously with increasing revs.

A powerful MoTeC engine control unit was utilized for superior control, enabling the engine to attain a 207 HP maximum output, which is very close to the physical limits under normally aspirated tune. The exhaust system made use of an HKS manifold and Trust muffler to extract the most performance from the engine...plus it sounded really nice.

AcquisitionEdit

GT3Edit

The car can be won as a prize for the FR Challenge in Amateur League. It is only awarded once and is not available for purchase, so, if the player has sold the car from his garage, the only way to re-obtain the car is to trade cars with a memory card that has it on its game data.

GT4Edit

The car was registered as a Year 2000 car, so it is available in the Used Car Showroom II (Late 90's Used Cars) section, but the availability and price of the car is not fixed. The best way to get it is to check by the showroom every time. It costs around 27,000 Credits. Usually found after the 400 days mark.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 52,500 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Toyota SPRINTER TRUENO GT-APEX (AE86 Shuichi Shigeno Version) '00 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 52,173 Credits. It is a Level 7 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be bought in the Toyota Dealership for 52,500 Credits. It has a simple interior.

TriviaEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive