OK lets get one thing straight: this isn’t a list of the “most exciting debuts.” It isn’t a list of the best debuts. It’s a list of what to watch and there’s a darn good reason to keep one eye on Toyota at all times next week.
The company is planning a large post-show event where members of the media will race against each other in the FT-1 concept in Gran Turismo. That doesn’t mean much by itself, but the fact remains that Toyota is co-developing a sports car with BMW widely thought to be a spiritual successor to the Supra.
Toyota kept its mouth shut tight about the FT-1 debut earlier this year for Detroit. As important as the Corolla is in a business sense, news about the FT-1 would be a show-stopper.