Toyota and Subaru have been collaborating on a jointly developed sport coupe model. Previously, we have seen some renderings and first information of this sports car and now, we get a preview of the FT-86 Concept, which will be debut at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show.
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The sport vehicle’s dimensions are honestly compact with a length of 4,16 meters and a height of 1,26 m (width and wheelbase are 1,76 and 2,57 meters, respectively) and a low midpoint of gravity. The FT-86 was formed by Toyota’s Europe Design Development and it’s objective was to alter a car with a “functional function” target theme.
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The goal for both Japanese automakers was to make the sports form that is minimal, fun-to-chauffeur and fuel capable. The new FT-86 will report Subaru’s 2.0 liter Boxer gasoline engine, which produces only 160 hp, though, there have been hints that it may be dialed up to about 200. It also uses a 6-speed manual transmission and ADVICS brakes.