It is powered by a boxer motor and the seating is 2+2. RWD with 6spd transmission. The aftermarket and tuning have embraced this platform and the intentions were for it to be that way. If this picture to the left is any indication, the GT 86, is continuing the lineage of Toyota sports cars.
I don’t think I would ever go that far, unless it was worth the swap, but my personal driving experience of the BRZ was fun.