Archive for March, 2011

Toyota UK recently had access to some private time with the FT-86 II Concept on location in Brussels. They’ve shared with us their beautiful studio photos and a video. Enjoy INSIDE!

According to Japan’s Best Car magazine, the production version of the Toyota FT-86 will arrive by the end of the year, at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show in December. Still, nobody knows what will be the total output delivered by this car, but we do know that the FT-86 will be powered by a 2.0-liter […]

If reports are correct, come April 20th, we will be seeing the SCION version of the Toyota FT-86 introduced at the New York International Auto Show. Rumored to be the Scion FT-S, this model will remain in concept form, but give a preview of what may be the US’ version of the Toyota FT-86. More […]

INSIDE is a new video released by Toyota featuring the Design Group General Manager, “Dezi” Nagaya, explaining the design and philosophy behind the new FT-86 II concept.

Wednesday March 9, 2011 10:40

Toyota Discusses FT-86 II Concept Design Factors

In an interview with Autocar, Akihiro Nagaya, the manager of Toyota’s design division, provides some insight into the factors behind the redesigned FT-86 II Concept recently revealed at the 2011 Geneva autoshow. The main points were: – Test driver feedback (one of main reasons) – Pedestrian impact regulations (reason for lifted nose) – Need for […]

We have posted a live video taken today of the FT-86 II Concept on display at the Toyota exhibit, as well as the portion of the press conference focusing on the latest FT-86 concept. Also seen here is the short FT-86 II animation played during the press conference, as well as a must-see Gran Turismo […]

Subaru has held its press conference at the 2011 Geneva autoshow, officially debuting the RWD Boxer Sports Car Architecture, a body skeleton model featuring mounted boxer engine and production intent drivetrain. Along with the press conference, it has issued this press release providing some details of the concept model, including confirmation that the production version […]

We have now posted Toyota’s official press release, press photos, and promo video for the FT-86 II concept. You can find it on our forums at

We’re happy to bring you the first photos of the fully revealed Toyota FT-86 II Concept [Mega Gallery Inside]. The revealed concept is a very aggressive take on the original FT-86 concept, with an ultra aggressive front fascia and rear end. If Toyota was looking to make a splash with its re-entry back into the […]