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Toyota 86 Video – First Look: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

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Years of anticipation have all lead to the debut of Toyota‘s new compact sports car at the Tokyo Motor Show today. Referred to by many different concept names, at its word premiere company CEO Akio Toyoda called it, simply, the 86. Powered by a direct-injection 1.6-liter 4-cylinder boxer engine it makes around 200-hp and when… Continue Reading...

Toyota GT 86 Revealed as FT-86 Production Model [BREAKING]

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It’s been two years since Toyota first revealed the FT-86 concept, and after numerous leaks, and even more concept teasers, the production version of the most highly anticipated car in years has been revealed. The very first photos of the production model also come with an announcement of the car’s name: the GT 86. Revealed… Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86 Teased in New Promo Video: Tokyo Motor Show Preview

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In a week’s time at the Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota will unveil what might just be the most important car it will launch in decades. Sure the Camry makes the Japanese automaker plenty of cash and the Prius points to the future of the automobile, but if Toyota is going to succeed it needs an… Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86 Engine Bay Revealed, Two Manual Gearboxes Available

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More and more news and info on the Toyota FT-86 (Scion FR-S) continues to slip out ahead of its upcoming debut at the Tokyo Auto Show, and rather than spoil all the fun, it’s continuing to build anticipation. Along with new details revealed by Spanish car magazine Autopista (one of a select few outlets allowed… Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Specs Leaked!

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In addition there’s also reportedly a “Customize Grade” variant with a very basic interior, unpainted bumpers and steel 16-inch wheels, though, as with other Japanese performance cars in the past, this one is likely aimed at JDM racers and motorsports enthusiasts, which means it probably won’t be showing up in Scion showrooms anytime soon. Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86 Leaked Again: New Photos Slip Out Ahead of Tokyo Auto Show Debut

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  Just a day after the first leaked photos of the Toyota FT-86, numerous other pictures of the highly-anticipated sports car have hit the net. Even juicier than the last time, these pics appear to be of the official production car, and not of the Modellista version. Staying true to the design of the original… Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86 “Trounces” Mazda MX-5 in the Fun Department: Report

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With photos leaking yesterday, today comes news of what the Toyota FT-86 is like to drive. But first, the specs. According to one of the journos at CAR Magazine, who had some seat time in the affordable sports car, look for the 2.0-liter to boxer 4-cylinder to develop around 200-hp and 170 lb-ft of torque…. Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86 Revealed in Leaked Brochure

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Dying to know what the production Toyota FT-86 will look like? Here’s the closest look yet. These scanned images are from a Modellista brochure; Modellista being an in-house tuning arm of Toyota. That said, it’s not the production version that will debut at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show, but a modified version of the car,… Continue Reading...

Subaru BRZ Roadster Under Consideration

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It usually only take a few days after the launch of a new sports car for rumors to begin swirling about a convertible version. But why wait until then? It’s not set to debut until the Tokyo Auto Show in late November, but already one report has indicated that the Subaru BRZ may get a… Continue Reading...

Toyota FT-86: There’s Even an App for That

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Fanboys have been waiting for its arrival almost as long as Christians have been waiting for the second coming and now, lovers of Toyota‘s FT-86 sports car have a new way of passing the time until it arrives. Proving that there really is an App for everything, Toyota has just launched the “FT-86 World Report”… Continue Reading...
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