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Subaru’s version of Toyota FT-86 to get STI version, will forgo turbo

Along with Toyota, Subaru will display the production version of its much-anticipated rear-wheel-drive sports car at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show in December. The two models have been continuously previews by concepts including the Toyota FT-86, Toyota FT-86 II, Scion FR-S and the Subaru Rear-Wheel-Drive Sports Car Architecture that was shown at the 2011 Geneva […]

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Toyota could do a hybrid version of the FT-86 RWD sports car

The Toyota FT-86 and the Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports CarH are two of the most anticipated vehicles from Japan in a while. According to reports, Toyota may also consider a hybrid version of the FT-86 after the gasoline model hits markets in 2012. The rear-wheel drive sports coupe was shown in Geneva last week and […]

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Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Architecture, model to enter production in 2012

While Toyota shows the near production ready Toyota FT-86 II at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Subaru is showing its architecture for the Subaru Rear-Wheel-Drive Sports Car. Both models are a joint development between Toyota and Subaru and should be on the market by 2012. The Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Architecture on display at […]

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Subaru RWD Sports Car Technology Concept tease before Geneva debut

Subaru has launched a teaser website for its new sports car concept that it will debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. By now, most of you know that the new concept is part of a joint project with Toyota, with Toyota’s version being the FT-86. Known as the ‘Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Technology […]

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Subaru’s version of the Toyota FT-86 to debut in Geneva in March

While the Geneva Motor Show isn’t until March, automakers are are already confirming what they’ll be showing at the major auto show, which officially opens to the press on March 1. Besides the Subaru Impreza Concept, which we saw at the 2010 LA Auto Show, Subaru will show a Trezia – a concept that hints […]

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Report: Subaru planning design overhaul for its lineup

According to sources from Japan, Subaru plans on implementing the aggressive design cues seen in the Subaru Impreza Design Concept across its full range over the next couple of years. The new design changes will be coupled with some fresh engineering including an all-new hybrid powertrain. Insiders say that Subaru will incorporate design influences from […]

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Toyota Highlander platform to be shared with Subaru Tribeca, FT-86 to get 305-hp engine

Subaru and Toyota are both working on a rear-wheel-drive sports coupe known as the FT-86 in Toyota’s world and 086A in Subaru’s. Toyota is now also considering sharing the platform for the next-generation Highlander crossover with the Tribeca. According to a source, the two crossovers have similar dimensions. However, as with every Subaru, the problem […]

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Report: Production Toyota FT-86 to debut at 2011 NY Auto Show, will be badged Scion

We recently heard reports that Scion may get its own version of the Toyota FT-86 rear-wheel-drive sports car. According to recent media reports, Scion will now exclusively sell the Toyota FT-86 in the United States. The production version of the model will debut at the 2011 New York Auto in April and will be priced […]

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Subaru’s version of Toyota FT-86 to make 260-hp

So you’re pretty excited about the Toyota FT-86 hitting the roads in late 2011? It’s Toyota’s first ‘sports car’ in a really long time, it’s a coupe, it’s rear-wheel-drive and it will be powered by a 2.0L 200-hp engine mated ┬áto a 6-speed manual. Sounds fun right? Well, if you want just a little bit […]

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Report: Toyota FT-86 on track for Nov. 2011 launch, no hybrid version considered

In a press event for its new ‘G’ subdivision, a part of the company which Toyota plans to use in a series of cars modified by Gazoo Racing, the media learned some new updates on the upcoming Toyota FT-86. According to Dr. Shigeyuki Hori, Project General Manager for the Sports Vehicle Management division and Kazuo […]

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