Good news FT-86 fans. I was invited as one of the only foreign journalists to attend a press day on Wednesday where the JDM only Noah and Voxy Minivans were being showcased by G’s, the sports vehicle oriented arm of Toyota Japan. The FT-86 though, didn’t take long to come up in the conversation… Read more
According to sources,”…ballooning development costs will result in a more expensive Toyota FT-86 when it arrives late next year…”
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.
Here’s the final installment of our 2010 Osaka Auto Messe coverage with a pretty mixed bag of Kanjo Civics, big screen LCD TV packing HiAces, a Transformers-style AE86 Trueno and much more.
I am very excited about the FT86. Who isn’t? It can quite easily achieve cult status, making it just as important to the aftermarket tuning industry as its legendary predecessor the AE86 has proven to be over the last 25 years. What makes it even more important is the fact that it has been confirmed that the FT86 will come in naturally aspirated and turbo configurations – sending the tuning fraternity giddy with the thought of the endless possibilities associated with this wide scope of tuning potential.
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.
I’m not going to lie to you. The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show was a pretty big letdown punctuated by pockets of expectation and amazement.
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.