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Old 05-16-2011, 10:30 AM   #1
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Exclamation First Spy Pics of Scion FR-S / Toyota FT-86 Production Test Mule! (Updated 5/17)

We bring you the first photosof the latest Scion FR-S / Toyota FT-86 production test mule! It compares most closely to the FT-86 II Concept car rather than the recently revealed Scion FR-S.

What’s curious is that it wears 17″ Subaru/Enkei wheels.



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Some FT-86 II concept photos for comparison:














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Old 05-16-2011, 10:35 AM   #2
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I think, that's not a Toyota/SCION ver... I think/might be Subie ver... I'll double check
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That... "car warp" freaking is an eyesore. Jesus.
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Old 05-16-2011, 10:41 AM   #4
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Oh Hachi, it's better compare w MkII ver instead of MkIII.
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I think it's production version of Mk2. Look at the rear wing. I notice that the head and taillight look a bit bland when they translate into production car.
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these light are same waht we saw some magazine render.
They made that car too bland now :/
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Awesome!! Thanks Hachiroku.
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That... "car warp" freaking is an eyesore. Jesus.

You don't like the nightclub wallpaper they used for the body? lol
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it doesn't have the bold look it did in the concept maybe it is the subie version
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it doesn't have the bold look it did in the concept maybe it is the subie version
Production car are always "neutered" from the concept/prototypes shown off. Concepts are just that, a concept. Used to gain interest in the car, show off what they can do...etc. Much of that won't be put into production due to cost and not being feasible on a budget car.
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Those look like subie (forester sti) wheels.
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it doesn't have the bold look it did in the concept maybe it is the subie version
Too early to judge. The jewel is inside the camo.

Edit: at least, they get rid of LED and front vents from mark 2.
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I think, that's not a Toyota/SCION ver... I think/might be Subie ver... I'll double check
Those are certainly Subaru wheels, I have a set on my forester. The spoiler and the door handles also have a Subaru look to them.

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Some of you were really expecting too much after seeing Five Axis' custom FR-S. But this is looking good to me. My only complaint so far is aimed at those stupid portals next to the mirrors. I think those belong on minivans. I really dislike seeing them on cars. Oh well. It can't be helped at this point.

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Those look like subie (forester sti) wheels.
Yes, you're correct. They're Subaru/Enkei 17 w 215/40/17. Along w brakes, few stuff too.
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Those wheels are a really high offset for a RWD car. Although it looks like there's a lot of space between them and the edge of the fender. Could they not find some wheels that actually fit on the car for the test mule?
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Those wheels are a really high offset for a RWD car. Although it looks like there's a lot of space between them and the edge of the fender. Could they not find some wheels that actually fit on the car for the test mule?
They have been using that wheel/tire spec since first test run at mule
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I'd like to see it next to the first concept.
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Looks like the pics were taken in Dossenheim, Germany?
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Nooooooo!!!!!!!! This looks to simple and plain. I have a bad feeling about the real thing.
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