Archive for March, 2010

Last we reported, the FT-86 G-sport Concept’s was being displayed at the Toyota Amlux display building in Tokyo. It appears that this FT-86 concept car has now been moved to another location within Tokyo – the Tokyo Mega Web, a look and ride car theme park which features all of Toyota’s offerings. The original red […]

Richard Hammond, one of the longtime hosts of the ever popular Top Gear program on BBC wrote about the FT-86 in his column today (full article HERE). The “Hamster” predicts that the Toyota FT-86 will be a massive success due to its RWD architecture, fantastic looks, and affordable price. It seems that the FT-86 has […]

According to Best Car (via 7tune.com), development cost concerns have currently nixed any for an AWD transmission in Subaru’s version of the FT-86 (codename 216A). The report is that the costs have escalated to a level where its inclusion would be cost prohibitive. Assuming this to be true, aside from a possible difference in engines, […]

We haven’t revisited these topics officially on our blog since the FT-86 concept was first unveiled (in Oct. 2009). For our newer readers, it should be fun to cast your votes below. And for our long-time readers, it should prove interesting to see the updated vote #’s. Original Post: Three of the most hotly speculated […]

Toyota has released a new set of stunning wallpapers which sets the FT-86 in the same warehouse where the recent interview with the ED2 design center Senior Designer took place. A couple of the images continue Toyota’s marketing strategy for the FT-86 concept thus far — drawing on the car maker’s successful production sports car […]

The Senior Vice President of Toyota Europe held Toyota’s news conference today at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The discussion mostly centered around Toyota’s latest green technologies (hybrid and hydrogen powered cars) and the new Auris, but the best (or at least most exciting) was saved for last. The FT-86 concept was the last car […]

HERE are images of the FT-86 section of the media guide being provided by Toyota at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Although there is no groundbreaking info here, we thought we’d try to provide you with as much of the experience of being here and seeing the FT-86 as possible.

As some of you know, I am here at the 2010 Geneva show and was lucky enough to be able to spend some “alone” time (with hardly a member of the press or the public around) around the Toyota FT-86 concept. After some reflection, I can honestly say that this car has impressed me more […]

We’re here live at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show where we just spotted the Toyota FT-86 (PHOTOS HERE) in its first debut outside of Japan, and in its original concept form which debuted at the most recent Tokyo Motor Show. Everyone who was worried by the rumor that its concept design had changed can now […]