This is part of our series of articles published leading up to and during Toyota’s #Festivalof86!
Aasbo x Yates Interview
Fredric Aasbo’s NASCAR-powered Toyota 86 Drifter
Beau Yates’ Turbo Toyota 86 Drifter
#Festivalof86 Event Coverage
#Festivalof86 – Dave Vella’s 270kw 86

Once again courtesy of Toyota Australia, I had a chance to take a few photos of Fredric and Beau’s cars after our interview next to the pit garages on the South Circuit. The space was OK, but I spotted an empty grassy hill that worked WAY better for some different images. Here is the result.

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Such an aggressive-looking car!

Aasbo x Yates

I love the vents on the rear plexiglass window. For some reason, little details like that really get me.

Aasbo x Yates

Check out the 86 logos cut into the reinforcing!

Aasbo x Yates

Of course the giant wing and vented bootlid also look the part.

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Hypertune parts litter the engine bay, which is still home to the original boxer 2.0 litre, which is now turbocharged.

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Mmm factory tuning deliciousness.

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

Definitely no angles this car looks bad from.

Aasbo x Yates

Aasbo x Yates

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