2010 Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept

Adding even more fuel to the sport compact fire, the Japanese automaker Toyota has unveiled the FT-86 G Sports Concept at the 2010 Tokyo Auto Salon. The FT-86 will be the first in a new line of factory modified vehicles that will be sold this summer under the new nameplate. The G Sports concepts are aimed at customers who have a strong desire to own a unique vehicle by offering them both personalized interior and exterior pieces that is designed to give the driver a sports car experience. As opposed to traditional manufacturers who might have outsourced a job like this, Toyota has kept the G Sports line an in house project.

Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept

The first of a the factory tuned G Sport cars is equipped with wider wheel arches to house the unique 19 inch alloys, a vented carbon fiber hood as well as aggressive front and back bumpers with a trick rear diffuser and an over sized wing sitting on top of the trunk. On the inside the FT-86 G Sports Concept gets a pair of Recaro racing buckets while a sport tuned suspension places a special focus on “driving seasoning” in order to make the new FT-86 as fun to drive as the old Hachi Roku.

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I’ve always love Subaru and think they’re the Japanese Audi or Porsche on technology since they’re pretty much good making boxer engines, turbocharging, all-wheel drive and weight distribution. I hope this car will answer my criticism for Toyota and Subaru.

The FTC needs to step in and define what can be sold as "sports" much like how food can only be sold as organic if it means certain criteria. There is no way in hell you can tell me a Prius is sports or sporty with just a body kit.

It’s an okay design, but I don’t like the front and headlight so much. Come on Toyota you can do better than this. I have no idea why Europeans like front end design. I may one day like it, when they redesign.

A Supra with a Subaru engine? That’s almost worse than a hybrid Supra. No reason to use a Subaru engine. There are plenty of suitable Toyota engines. Both with 6, 8 and 10 cylinders. I personally think a a twin turbo version of the V8 engine from Lexus IS F would be just right for a revived Supra, but there is also the V6 from Lexus IS 350 and ofcourse the V10 from Lexus LFA

The FT-86 concept looks a bit like a cross between a Nissan GT-R and Acura’s HSV-10 GT.

So toyota is also selling an FT-86 race ready car? or this is just an custom 86?

I’ve notice that this car has the uniqueness among other cars and the video this Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept really take over that track with a so smooth drifting and that was pretty amazing.

What the G stands for? Gorgreous? Lmao, well I like the simplier but has the killer looks of the FT-86

You will be encourage to drive home this car with that video where the car seems to be good in terms of the speed and the drifting showoff. On the contrary, I don’t think it can beat the Nissan 370Z on that speed.

it has a touch of rx-7 on it’s rear tail light. i hope that TopSpeed include some performance review of the G Sport FT-86.

Toyota should put this into production it’s a nice looking car isn’t it? i hope it performs well on the race track.

I think the Japanese are one of the top makers of supercars. They really make great designs and high performance cars.

Nice concept, how I wish they can make this happen, they way they introduced it on this video. It will be very disappointing if they fail to do it.

You will be encouraged to drive home this car with that video where the car seems to be good in terms of the speed and drifting. On contrary, I don’t think it can beat the Nissan 370Z on that speed.

The "G" in G-series stands for Toyota’s Gazzoo racing team/development.

One of the few concepts that I find perfect on the first look. Japan is still the best car manufacturer in the world, not the Europeans.

yes it does look like the 370z, but IMO the z is still the best because it is tried and tested by many racers and collectors. i wonder what’s the meaning of G.

The current prototype weighs only 2,866 lbs and has 220 bhp, so with rear-wheel drive and a 6-speed manual from the STI that equates to a 0-60 time of about 5.7 seconds. Add this G-series kit and a TRD supercharger and look out 370Z.

G-series? Why not just TRD? Well whatever it’s called I’ll take one.

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