Archive for September, 2011

Monday September 26, 2011 16:19

Scion FR-S Now Listed at Scion Website

The Scion FR-S is now officially listed on the Scion website. Listed as the “Scion FR-S Concept,” there’s no information or media yet. However, there is a statement that the FR-S will launch in mid-2012. There is also an option to sign up for updates and news.

Subaru will reportedly be showing a version of its BRZ concept car with actual sheetmetal at the upcoming LA Auto Show. However, like the Toyota FT-86 and Scion FR-S concepts before it, the Subaru BRZ concept car will also be exhibiting a ‘concept’ body only (not production intent). Why? Toyota and Subaru reportedly have an [...]

Tuesday September 20, 2011 16:50

Toyota FT-86 II Concept Height Estimate Study

Our ever resourceful members have undertaken different methods and processes to estimate certain of the FT-86 II Concept’s dimensions, including relative to a standing person. Using a see-through side profile image of the FT-86 II Concept posted by Toyota and some analysis/manipulation in Photoshop, our members have come up with a height estimate of approximately [...]

Premiering today at the 2011 Frankfurt IAA were both the Subaru BRZ Technology Concept and Toyota FT-86 Concept II at 2011 Frankfurt IAA. [Photos and video in links above] As expected, no substantive new info was released on either car (the FT-86 concept did receive a new paint job), but the wait for final production [...]

Wednesday September 7, 2011 10:54

New Video: Toyota Teases FT-86 II For Frankfurt IAA

Toyota has just posted this new trailer, teasing the FT-86 II concept which will make an appearance at Frankfurt IAA. We last saw the FT-86 II Concept at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, but the video shows that it will appear at the Frankfurt IAA in a different color. Stay tuned next week (Frankfurt IAA [...]