Cost overruns have made Subaru think again about developing an AWD version of its FT-86 based sports car.
FT86Club.com is at the Geneva Motor Show and took this video of the last moments of the press conference featuring Toyota’s long awaited FR sports car.
Just as soon as the Toyota FT-86 was born and came to this world at the Tokyo Motor show, it’s bigger, badder twin brother is about to hit the stage.
Tim O’Grady dropped us a line to et us know that FT86Club.com posted the first video of the Toyota/Subaru 086A test mule at the Nürburgring. Thanks Tim!
Here’s a quick update on Subaru’s Sti version of the 086A (FT-86) RWD sports car from Holiday Auto.
The FT-86 (Future Toyota 86), what can we say? If Toyota builds a car that is 90% of what we see here 7Tune will be one of the first in line! Follow the jump for 40+ new photos and some more specs.
Along with the still video images taken of the LF-A recently, these Lexus IS-F Evolution spy pics (or what one source claims is the “IS-R”) are a welcome addition showing that the IS-F Evolution is nearing the end of its 150KG weight loss program.
Big changes are afoot at Toyota concerning their marketing department and the Prius-based hybrid sports coupe is the first model that will demonstrate its new direction. Despite arch rival Honda’s CR-Z hybrid coupe hitting the market earlier, Toyota is hoping to steal some of the limelight with Italian design influences.
Some spy shots have surfaced of the upcoming Lexus LF-A (or LF-L if recent reports are true) showing us what the headlights will look like and also a glimpse at the “two stage” rear wing.
With news that a lot of foreign makers will not be attending this years Tokyo Motor Show, the limelight will definitely be on local JDM makers and what new toys they have to offer. Read more
Back in May the Lexus LF-A was once again spotted at the Nürburgring sporting some extra coverings to hide an obvious redesign of some key areas, notably the front bumper and side air intakes around the quarter windows. Here’s what Holiday Auto think the LF-A will look like when it’s shown at the Tokyo Motor Show later this year.
An insider at Toyota R&D has finally spilt the beans and revealed that the upcoming Toyota compact sports car, codenamed 086A, will offer lines not unlike the current Lexus LF-A prototype as seen at the recent Nürburgring 24 Hour endurance race.
At the recent Nostalgic Car Show in Tokyo’s Odaiba, 7Tune got busy talking with a few people in the know about a certain two door coupe. Read more
Although there have been a few reports about the 086A Toyota/Subaru jointly developed compact sports car recently, there’s been only a few new pieces of information to come out. This time around we’ve got something that should keep us guessing right up until late 2011. Read more
The Second Coming..
With rumors of cancellations and postponements abound for the new Toyota/Subaru sports car, new rumors have sprung up showing that Toyota are still in fact keeping to plan and not letting the global financial crisis get in the way of development.