Toyota FT-86 Concept and FT-86 G Sports concept technical facts.
Toyota FT-86 Concept
The Toyota FT-86 Concept is a concept car manufactured jointly by Toyota and Subaru. It is presented as "A Small FR Sports Concept Vehicle that Combines Environmental Performance and the Joy of Driving". The FT-86 concept has many design cues from the earlier FT-HS 400hp hybrid sports concept. The FT-86 rides on a modified Subaru Impreza platform, has a low center of gravity (engine placement) and is a rear wheel drive hatchback. It has a 2.0 liter horizontally opposed boxer engine (naturally aspirated with direct injection) mated to a Subaru 6-speed manual transmission. Release date for FT-86 production vehicle is set to early 2012.
Layout: FR layout (Front Engine, Rear Wheel Drive) Body type: 3-door coupe Platform: shortened Subaru (Impreza/Legacy?) Engine: Toyota-Subaru "D-4S" 2.0 Liter NA DI horizontally opposed (Flat-4 Boxer engine) Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox Wheelbase: 2,570 mm (101.2 in) Length: 4,160 mm (163.8 in) Width: 1,760 mm (69.3 in) Height: 1,260 mm (49.6 in) Tires:: Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Base color: shoujyouhi red (with hint of blue)
The vehicle was unveiled in 2009 Tokyo Motor Show.
The concept is fitted with brakes from Advics, a joint venture company formed between Aisin Seiki, Denso, Sumitomo Electric and Toyota.
According to chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, the unique shoujyouhi red colour was based on the colour of a Japanese monkey's backside.
FT-86 G Sports Concept
On January 15, 2010 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced its plans to begin a gradual rollout of its newly developed "G Sports" (G's) sports conversion car series. The series will sold through Toyota-brand dealers. Among the the G's conversion series cars is the FT-86 G Sports Concept. First G's will roll out in mid-2010 (but not the FT-86 G Sports). The vehicle was unveiled in 2010 Tokyo Auto Salon, the largest auto exhibition in the world. According to TMC press release, the G's series conversion cars will be sold only in Japan.
The car is based on FT-86 Concept ('09 Tokyo Motor Show exhibition car). It features such carbon fiber upgrades as front lip, bonnet with air vents and rear spoiler. A turbocharger and intercooler is added to the horizontally opposition 2000cc engine. The bumpers and fenders are bigger and squared off. FT-86 G's concept is 30mm longer, 50mm wider and 30mm lower than the base FT-86 Concept model and sits on different 19-inch alloy wheels with high-performance Potenza RE050 tires (Front 245/40R19, Rear 275/35R19). Interior upgrades feature a rollcage and Recaro seats for driver and passenger. According to TMC press release, the G's series conversion cars will be sold only in Japan.
Layout: FR layout (Front Engine, Rear Wheel Drive) Body type: 3-door coupe, 4 seats Platform: shortened Subaru (Impreza/Legacy?) Engine: Turbocharged 2000cc horizontally opposed D-4s boxer Wheelbase: 2,570 mm Length: 4,190 mm Width: 1,720 mm Height: 1,230 mm Base color: white (majiyora) Brakes: ADVICS Wheels: 19 inch alloys Tyres: Potenza RE050 (RE-11 at TAS 2010) (Front 245/40R19, Rear 275/35R19) Other Upgrades: Rollcage Recaro bucket seats carbon fiber hood (bonnet) carbon fiber front lip carbon fiber wing spoiler upgraded bumpers and fenders Target price: 37,500,000 Yen ([[url=http://minkara.carview.co.jp/userid/638637/blog/16551308/]ref[/url]])