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Report: Toyota GT 86 sales not as high as expected, jeopardizes performance model

A report from AutoExpressUK states that the Toyota GT 86 has fallen short on sales expectations in major markets. As a result, this has put the possibility of a highly-demanded performance model in jeopardy. This comes after Toyota recently revealed the 2014 Verso with a BMW-sourced 1.6L diesel engine, after the company announced to be receiving […]

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Report: Toyota FT-1 concept does not indicate any upgrades to the GT-86/FR-S

Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, has been channeling a lot of positive energy into the company, supporting cars like the Ft-1, and pushing designers to take chances and to give the bestselling cars on the planet more personality and soul. When it comes to the existing two-door rear-drive car, also known as the Subaru BRZ, […]

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Report: Toyota working on a turbo four-door hybrid variant to GT 86 coupe

The future of Toyota’s and Subaru’s joint sports car, the GT 86, is up in the future as Toyota’s end of the project seem to be very indecisive as to what to do with expanding the lineup. Hints of a convertible, hybrid, and even EV version have been tossed out there. Though the most likely […]

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Report: Scion plans on remaining stagnant for next three years for model replacements

Edmunds reports that Toyota’s plans of any significant model replacements for Scion aren’t due for at least another three years, with for a possible 2017 model year. The most recent Scion to undergo a considerable update was the tC, while the FR-S also accounts for Scion’s attention. “We are basically selling the same vehicles that […]

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2014 Scion Touchscreen

Scion standardizes LCD touchscreen amongst 2014 lineup changes

Scion confirmed to be standardizing the color touchscreen infotainment interface across all of its models for the 2014 models. In lieu of this, they claim to be the first non-luxury car brand to feature a touchscreen audio system as standard on all models. The screen itself is 6.1-inches in size and offers terrestrial and satellite […]

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Report: Scion FR-S Convertible and turbocharged version axed, Supra revival still up in the air

AutomotiveNews received the latest scoop on Toyota’s future plans with its current lineup. And while majority of Toyota’s offerings have already been refreshed for the new generation, the two most notable details involved the incoming rumored Supra revival and the supposed Scion FR-S convertible and turbocharged version. So far, we’re already familiar with the idea […]

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Subaru BRZ STi Teaser Coming Soon Front

BREAKING: Brace yourselves, the Subaru BRZ STi officially teased on STi’s homepage in Japan

Subaru and Toyota have seriously made an impression with their BR-Z/FR-S/GT-86 collaborative sports car. But what kept us sitting at the edge of our seats was the possibility and idea if Subaru in particular was ever going to produce an STi version of its much-loved BR-Z sports coupe. Skeptical cynics and enthusiasts alike have doubted […]

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Report: Scion may be moving upmarket to compete in near-luxury segments

AutoWeek on behalf of AutomotiveNews reportedly spoke to Scion last week during the 2013 New York Auto Show and they learned that Scion may be considering moving upmarket to compete against the likes of Mini and others such as the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and the Audi A3. Click here for our original post on the 2014 […]

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Report: Toyota confirmed to be exploring forced induction for GT86 mid-cycle refresh, hybrid possible too

AutoCarUK has learned that Toyota has confirmed to be considering turbocharged and supercharged versions of its well-received GT86 sports car. Heck, they might even introduce a high-performance hybrid variant as well. Click here for our original post on the 2013 Toyota FT86 Open Concept. “I’ve been asked a lot about a turbocharging,” Tada said to […]

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2013 Toyota FT-86 Open Concept Rear 3-4 Left Cruising

BREAKING: Toyota unveils FT-86 Open Concept ahead of Geneva debut

Toyota has just unveiled a new variant of its much beloved compact rear-wheel drive sports car, the GT-86. Known as the Toyota FT-86 Open Concept, the new GT-86 variant is essentially a droptop version of the coupe. The 2013 Toyota FT-86 Open Concept features the same 2+2 design as the coupe while the retractable soft […]

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