As you know, Toyota and Subaru are working on a new RWD model that will be built under both logos and is set to be launched in 2011. After we brought you a TopSpeed impression of how the Subaru version might look like, here’s now the Toyota version.

The car will be inspired by the classic rear-drive AE86 Toyota Corolla GT coupe from the 1980s. But, the Subaru version will also get its design by the Impreza, although it will shortened, lightened and will have a coupe body.

The 2010 RWD Coupe (we don’t know the name yet) will be powered by 2.0-liter flat four engine that will deliver 175bhp (for the naturally aspired version). Subaru will also unveil a 2.5-liter turbocharged version few months after the standard version.


Source: CarScoop

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  (1024) posted on 07.2.2008

To ROD, the reason would be that there are too many AWD cars coming from the Japanese. The last decent rear wheel drive car we had was the Silvia S15, which I heard are quite popular over there in Australia.This I suppose will be Toyota’s way of making up for discontinuing with the hugely popular Supras.

  (520) posted on 07.1.2008

i hope this colaboaration between Toyota and Subaru will bring some nice new cars on the market

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