Tag Archives: Toyota FT-86 II Concept

Video: Toyota teases production FT-86 before Tokyo debut

We are inching closer to the production debut of the Toyota FT-86 at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show after waiting almost two years since the original concept made its debut in 2009. It’s been a long time coming and to keep us on our toes, Toyota has dropped yet another teaser of the FT-86. We […]

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Report: Subaru BRZ to make full concept debut in LA

The rear-wheel drive sports car collaboration between Toyota and Subaru has been causing a big stirrup across auto news desks all over the world. So far though, we’ve seen concepts, ideas of what the car may possibly be like when people get a chance to spend money on one. And the only concrete details are […]

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Video: Scion’s racing driver talks about FR-S Concept

Scion has released a video of behind-the-scene looks at Ken Gushi while he talks about the Scion FR-S Concept and what it means to him Ken is a resident Scion Racing driver, currently piloting a 2009 tC in the Formula Drift series. He started his driving career in the iconic Toyota AE86 also known as […]

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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 FT-86 to get Celica badge in some markets

The Toyota FT-86 is scheduled to debut at the Tokyo motor show come the end of this year. Yet even with sales expected to start early 2012 in the UK, the Toyota and Subaru collaboration is set for a name change. In the U.S. it will be branded as a Scion, but is expected to […]

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Production Toyota FT-86 to debut at 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

So there’s been a lot of talk about Toyota and Subaru working together on a new sports coupe. Many of us have attached this information to Toyota’s FT86 concept, which hasn’t gone much further than just a prototype so far. But recently, there’s been a change. Four years after its debut as a concept back […]

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Video: Toyota FT-86 / Scion FR-S caught around Nuburgring

Spies recently caught Toyota and Subaru’s upcoming FT-86 (which will come to the United States as the Scion FR-S) hanging around the Nurburgring, undergoing some final testing. Click here for more news on the Scion FR-S. The model will be undergoing some high-speed testing at the Nurburgring track to test how potent Subaru’s 200-hp 2.0L […]

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Photo Renderings: Scion FR-S Concept visualized in 2011 Scion tC colors

Our favorite concept t0 debut at the 2011 New York Auto Show last month has to be the new Scion FR-S Concept. The Scion version of rear-wheel-drive Toyota’s FT-86 Coupe will be coming to the United States next year and will be powered by a flat 2.0-liter boxer engine in at the front making somewhere close […]

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2011 New York: Scion FR-S coming to U.S. next year (w/ video)

While covering the 2011 New York Auto Show, our host Anna Tarasova had the chance to talk to Scion PR representative Craig Taguchi about the brand’s new Scion FR-S Concept. We asked Taguchi what the reasoning was behind bringing the much-anticapted Toyota/Subaru rear-wheel-drive sports car (the Toyota FT-86) to the United States as a Scion […]

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2011 New York: Scion FR-S Concept, Toyota FT-86 Concept makes U.S. debut as a Scion

Scion unveiled its new and first ever rear-wheel drive concept today at the 2011 New York Auto Show, which is basically a Scion-badged Toyota FT-86 Concept. The FR-S Concept sports coupe is a car that the hip brand hopes will begin to reinvigorate their brand appeal in the realm of driving performance. And this because, […]

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