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BMW-Toyota Sports Car to Debut in

The goal is to “exceed all expectations.”

officials, including Toyota CEO Toyoda and BMW Chairman Nobert celebrate their expanding

What do you get when BMW and Toyota set to develop a sports car? apparently about to find their joint effort set to make its eagerly awaited at this year’s Tokyo Show.

The midsize sports car is one of projects that the German and automaker have announced as of a growing alliance first in 2011. Among other the two makers plan to work on cells, lithium-ion batteries and technology, while BMW is now providing engines for Toyota to use in its European

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“I get so thinking about the cars will result from relationship,” Toyota chief Toyoda said in January.

So do a lot of observers waiting to find out what the two partners have in

The Scion FR-S, the result of a between Toyota and Subaru.

the wait won’t be long, the of the BMW-Toyota project expected to in November at the 2013 Tokyo Show, according to a report by Trend.

Exactly what the new sports car look like remains to be but it is expected to be a much more vehicle than the little car Toyota developed in a separate with Subaru parent Heavy Industries that is in various parts of the world as the GT86, Scion FR-S and BRZ.

Various reports and suggest the new sports car will feature a BMW inline-four powertrain, whether it would be lifted the likes of the current BMW Z4 line to be seen.  But according to Trend, a hybrid is also consideration, perhaps even one in-wheel electric motors on the axle.

“I am hoping for a synergy effect BMW that will result in a that none of us could imagined,” Tetsuya Tada, the engineer on the project – and the head of the program – said on Toyota’s UK in March. The target is “something than anyone expects. I like that to be something a sports car. I would go so far as to say that for the collaboration to work we to bring a product which all these expectations.”

Whatever the results, there are to be two very distinctly different of the new sports car, one for Toyota and for BMW – unlike the virtually identical that emerged from the joint venture.

Joint have become the increasing in today’s hotly competitive industry. BMW’s arch-rival is working on a variety of joint programs with the decade-old Alliance. Among other likely to emerge will be a for the old Smart fortwo and Renault and several small luxury for Nissan’s Infiniti brand.

recently, Toyota took in doing things on its own but that has substantially. Along with the BMW the Japanese giant has also a joint hybrid development with Ford, for example.

“No one can handle it all by themselves,” Yoshi who until recently served as and COO of Toyota Motor North told

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