Archive for February, 2011

Although the FT-86 II Concept car remains under cover, ready for its official unveiling tomorrow, we bring you the first shots of several angles of the car, whose shape and form can be partially seen under the taut cover [Full Gallery]. So, how’s your imagination? Its silhouette is absolutely amazing in person and we can’t [...]

Here it is, the first real life pics [full gallery] of the Subaru Boxer Sports Car Architecture from the Geneva Motor Show! True to rumors, what is being shown is merely a skeletal frame with the boxer motor, suspension, and chassis mounted. No confirmation yet whether this skeletal frame represents the actual design of Subaru’s [...]

Tuesday February 22, 2011 10:32

Teased: RWD Subaru Boxer Sports Car Architecture

Subaru will be unveiling its own version of the Toyota FT-86 at the 2011 Geneva motor show in just over a week. To ramp up the anticipation, Subaru has posted the first teasers of its “Subaru Boxer Sports Car Architecture.” Shown at http://www.subaru-global.com/boxersports.html is a skeleton outline of the Subaru Boxer Sports Car, with its [...]

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a test car for the new Toyota/Subaru coupe, but a new mule has just surfaced here in the United States and for the first time ever – we can confirm its hatchback configuration! [Hi-res images inside] Look for the Subaru version of the FT-86 (as well as the [...]

Tuesday February 15, 2011 14:00

Toyota Officially Registers 86 Trademark

Here is the latest installment in the FT-86 naming saga. The question all along has been “What will Toyota call the production version of the FT-86?” Will it retain the FT-86 badge? Will it even be badged as a Toyota (rather than a Scion)? If this trademark is to be any indication, it shows that [...]

Monday February 14, 2011 15:38

Toyota FT-86 II Concept Render

With Toyota’s announcement that the FT-86 II concept’s debut at the upcoming Geneva autoshow next month, of course renders would follow. Although Toyota’s preview merely gave a glimpse of the front end, THESE RENDERS take a guess at the side and rear views as well. The side and rear views of the car speculates as [...]