BMW & Toyota Join Forces To (Hopefully) Create New Sports Car — 0-60 Magazine

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BMW #038; Toyota Join To (Hopefully) Create New Sports Car


Like a couple who married to further their but winds up creating something out of their union, BMW and Toyota are together in order to build a new car. So. in this situation, new sports car is Suri Cruise?

CEO Akio Toyoda, who hopped a from Japan to Germany to the companies’ plans to work was happy to let slip his desire to see sports car slot into the wide gap between the Lexus LFA and the FR-S. BMW’s strength is in sports cars. I am excited to of the cars that will from this relationship, said.

Toyota Project Go

The new sports car built by the two companies likely go into production as a Toyota product and as a BMW—but expect a repeat of the whole issue which a few people up regarding the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT 86 and the BRZ, either. The cars each have their own so Bimmer buyers won’t to suffer the indignity of seeing an Toyota sidle up alongside at Sonic.

If you’re currently salivating the thought of a modern-day M1 with a inline-six mounted in the middle of an fiber chassis made Toyota’s LFA-required CFRP though, pump the brakes for a When you do, you’ll probably see a icon that says pop up on the dash—because the BMW/Toyota sports car probably be a hybrid. A BMW spokeswoman the car as most likely a sustainable car with environmentally friendly considering Toyota’s boner for powertrains (and BMW’s chubby unit regarding too), that kind of almost certainly means

So just what kind of car might this BMW/Toyota produce? One possibility being about within the halls of BMW is the of a new Toyota Supra. possibly the BMW 6 Series chassis. There’s the chance that Lexus try and score their own version of the i8 sports car. too. But the most intriguing possibility be using BMW parts to build a of the popular Lexus LF-LC car concept the brand debuted at year’s Detroit Auto With BMW’s help on the and suspension and, oh, let’s say a

version of BMW’s twin-turbo 4.4 V8 making a total output of 500 horsepower, a production LF-LC be all kinds of fun. And that’s an Toyota could certainly use of in their lineup. [via News ]

Toyota Project Go

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