It’s understandable for us on this side of the world to be getting ready for the 2012 North American International Auto Show, but it’s important to not forget that another major motor show is set to open its doors next week. And it just so happens that it’s the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon.

As the home to some of the biggest automakers in the world, the 2012 TAS is expected to feature some pretty interesting vehicles. For their part, Toyota is doing a pretty darn good job drumming up the interest with a teaser of the TRD-developed Toyota GT-86 sports car.

Just to be clear, TRD, or Toyota Racing Development, is the Japanese automaker’s racing division, and they’ve prepared the first high-performance, racing iteration of the recently unveiled GT-86. Not a lot of information has been revealed about the performance package TRD is putting into the GT-86, but we’d be the first to tell you that the mere thought of the affordable sports car receiving a top-flight performance upgrade is already making us drool in anticipation.

For now, we have to settle for this teaser photo, but here’s to hoping that the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon opens its doors sooner rather than later.


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  (517) posted on 02.7.2012

I’m quite excited about the whole image of this car. When will it be launched? It’s gonna be a must-see event.

  (530) posted on 02.6.2012

This will be a more exciting model as it wil be produced in the market. Leading to its new concept and fantastic body paint.

  (488) posted on 01.19.2012

I agree. This will be a more exciting model as it will be released in the market. Leading to its new concept and cool body paint. When is the time they will going to released this model. I’m too excited to see this new concept of Toyota.

  (333) posted on 01.13.2012

It feels really excited when you don’t see the whole package of this car. I’d like to imagine that this concept has the best features a buyer needs. As what the article said, grab it and then you have it.

  (530) posted on 01.12.2012

I can’t settle that long for this teaser! Haha. I have been waiting to see its exterior looks, i want to hear more about its details. Please do advice us about it because many of us are waiting for it.

  (342) posted on 01.10.2012

Yeah! I agree! This is really a teaser and it really makes me excited. I wonder when will be the right time they are going to show the real look of this car.

  (459) posted on 01.9.2012

What a teaser! I want to see more of this car! Moreover, that headlight really speaks for the car. When will they show the final output of this car? I am so excited about it.

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