Ferrari-engined Toyota GT86

For all the talk of casual oversteer the standard GT86 just hasn’t the grunt to indulge in effortless sideways.

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While some have looked to tuning and forced induction, serial specials builder and engine swapper Ryan Tuerck has solved the issue of inadequate performance in some style: by dropping in the flat plane-cranked Tipo 136 V8 from a Ferrari 458 Italia (562bhp and 398lb ft last time we checked). ‘Dropped’ would suggest a straightfroward process – the days of angle-grinding and bespoke exhaust and induction systems would suggest otherwise.

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