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Toyota FT-1 concept Supra successor

The Toyota concept previews the Japanese new emotion-charged design direction and at a potential successor to its iconic sports car.

Unveiled at the Detroit auto show, says the FT-1 concept global president Akio call for more emotive displaying energy, passion and a of excitement.

The Toyota FT-1 concept’s based at the brand’s Calty Research studio in California, the concept as the “ultimate expression of a coupe design”, and promise cues from the show car make the transition to future production vehicles.

Calty Kevin Hunter says the (for ‘Future Toyota’, and ‘1’ ‘the ultimate’) is symbolic of an new chapter for the car maker and its global

“Sports cars represent the driving expression in its purest Hunter said.

“As car enthusiasts this is the kind of project we about working on.

“This concept truly captures the excitement, and energy of the Toyota we are into and embodies elements of the and performance that Toyota imprint upon future designs.”

Toyota says the rear-wheel-drive FT-1 concept on the brand’s circa-50-year sports car taking inspiration from the Celica, Supra, MR2 and 86 before it.

FT-1 concept chief Alex Shen – who started on the nearly two years ago – says the track-focused sports car” the brand’s new ‘function-sculpting’ design boasting muscular proportions and lines and surfaces.

Toyota F1/Ultimate Celica

Its track-ready is emphasised by its aero-inspired intakes, and ducts, and further reinforced by its rear wing that and tilts forward to create downforce.

Toyota claims the FT-1 classic sports car proportions its cockpit positioned rearward the wheelbase improves weight while its wraparound windscreen and glass openings are a nod to the design of the

The designers describe the cabin as a functional place of business”, the driver positioned behind an steering wheel and a colour display.

Its minimalist interior design to promote a driver-centric environment and lightweight components.

Toyota has not any technical specifications of the FT-1 suggesting only the vision of a high-performance drivetrain”.

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Toyota F1/Ultimate Celica
Toyota F1/Ultimate Celica
Toyota F1/Ultimate Celica


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