RUMOR - Current Toyota FT86 concept design rejected?

7tune design sketch of possible toyota ft86 designAnother Toyota FT86 rumor (so dont take it that seriously) is spreading lightning fast: In the aftermath of last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota’s North American design studio CALTY has survived the selection process to have its version of the FT-86 accepted as the basis of the new model instead of European and Japanese efforts.
Here`s another 7tune rendering (they have

Toyota FT-86 confirmed for North American market

A Digg correspondent got 30 minutes of video interview with Jim Lentz, who, as President and COO of Toyota Motor Sales USA, very well might be the busiest man in America right now. Lentz fielded a series of questions – mostly related to the recall – submitted by users and voted (or Dugg) into the list. But one of them had little to do with the recall at all; it had to do with sportscars - and The FT-86 concept.

AE86 and FT86 G Sports at Amlux, Ikebukuro

Amlux, Ikebukuro, Sunshine City, TokyoHere are photos from Amlux, Toyota Showroom. While red FT-86 concept sits at Toyota MegaWeb next to a red AE86, this is a white FT86 G Sports edition in Amlux along the white Tofu-Ten AE86 from Initial D. It`s been there since January 20th 2010 and available for everyone to see for free till next Tuesday, 9th of February. Customize car collection 2010 consists of: FT-86 G Sports Concept, Prius G Sports Concept, Mark X G Sports Concept, Initial D Tofu Ten AE86 sprinter trueno, Prius CUSTOM PLUS Concept, IS F Circuit Club Sport Concept and minivans of the G's series.

Amlux is a Toyota showroom in the Sunshine City complex in Ikebukuro, where you can

Hachiroku Damashii magazine about AE86 and FT-86!

Hachiroku Damashii magazine about AE86 and FT-86!At Tokyo Auto Salon 2010 on the [i]Sun-eishobo[/i] stand, the publishers of Option, there were postcards of a new magazine [b]Hachiroku Damashii[/b] which translates to [i]"The soul of Hachiroku"[/i]. On January 26th the first of [b]Hachiroku Damashii[/b] issues was released. The magazine is strictly devoted to Hachiroku AE86 and yes - the [b]FT-86[/b]! The title clearly states [i]FT & AE 86[/i]. This is really exciting and shows

Toyota FT-86 G Sports Turbo Concept. (G's edition) new FULL HD video

The G Sports Concept is equipped with a turbo charged 2 liter boxer engine, a carbon GT wing on the rear, G's body kit all around, G'z 19 inch rims with Potenza RE050, G'z Recaro bucket seats, and even a Roll cage.

toyota ft-86 g sports videoThe prototype model featured many upgrades over the standard FT-86 concept shown in Tokyo last October including a turbocharged version of the 2.0-liter boxer-four and a wide body aero kit.