Toyota FT-1 – Ultimate Sports Coupe Concept from Detroit –…

14 Июн 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
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Today the start of the North America Auto Show or in short, the Motor Show, which is the major event on the automotive For many manufacturers it’s the chance to set out stall for the year ahead, in the US market and globally. Toyota no time in showing off a completely new concept, the FT-1 .

Toyota faces a problem in its key product range has become generic and middle-of-the-road. Apart the wondrously well received the current lineup lacks any really sporting intent. back a generation and Toyota’s included the MR2, Celica and the supercar-baiting Supra. Other the aforementioned GT86, the current is fairly short on lolz.

Toyota is seemingly aware of and wants the FT-1 to pave the way for which will “connect deeply with customers and a more satisfying ownership seemingly by being sportier and enjoyable to drive.

Styled by Toyota’s Calty studio in California, the FT-1 for Future Toyota one) is to be striking modern whilst at the firms back catalogue. The windscreen and roofline in particular are to be inspired by the classic 2000GT the 1960s. In  ESM’s option, the is certainly striking, though we necessarily call it beautiful; at not from the front end with bluff central nose. almost a hind of Formula 1 or Le Prototype which, given the FT-1 has been designed to be as as possible, cannot be a coincidence.

From the side and rear the becomes rather better with influences of SRT Viper, GT-R and Ferrari all visible if you closely enough. The retractable wing, large diffuser and big also hint at power (apparently) comes from combustion only; a hybrid is not. On the inside an F1-style wheel and head-up display are to make the driver “feel at the of the FT-1. Strong stuff.

Will we see a full road of the FT-1?  ESM would be surprised if it to fruition unchanged from the version – we’d reckon on it a hybrid if produced – but a flagship in some format seems likely. Given the Toyota’s with the Lexus LFA, clearly the firm is not against a hero supercar in its range.

The first taste of the FT-1 come for those who own  Turismo 6 for the PlayStation where it appear as a new avaliable model ESM will be putting it through digital paces soon!


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