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Toyota FT-86 II Concept: Pictures from Every Angle

March 28th, 2011

Toyota FT-86 II concept, front

Once upon a time, Toyota had a reputation for building sports cars. The 2000GT, MR2, Supra and even the Celica were fun to drive, speedy and affordable.

Putting aside the company’s recent recall troubles, slipping sales and earthquake-related production slowdowns, Toyota’s reputation for fast and sporty hasn’t exactly grown in the last decade.

That’s why we’ve been watching the development of the FT-86 (and FT-86 II) concept with such curiosity. We’ve wondered if it would turn into another all-show-and-no-go coupe or finally provide Toyota with a proper RWD sports car. While we have very little in the way of hard specs, Toyota has released more images of its FT-86 II concept. If these are any indication of the final production model, which is due for launch next year, we may finally be in for a genuine Toyota treat. Though the design could be a love-it-or-hate-it affair.

Keep reading to see the concept from every angle, and let us know what you think!

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Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Saab and Toyota Thrill in Geneva

March 2nd, 2011

Saab PhoeniX concept

No matter how snowy or cold the winter gets, I know I can always count on the Geneva Motor Show to provide some relief from the doldrums of the dark season.

If pictures of the latest in sports-car concepts and hot production vehicles don’t get your mind looking toward spring, you might want to check your pulse.

While the show hasn’t seen a showstopper like last year’s Porsche 918 Spyder, this year’s crop of goodness includes the latest Toyota FT-86, a U.S.-bound Alfa Romeo 4C, the Lamborghini Aventador, and an all-new look for Saab.

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