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!
Pay special attention to the LED foglights up front, large dual exhaust pipes out back, Pontiac Grand Am-like spoiler, swoopy body and angular hood.
Last we heard the car will come with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder Subaru boxer engine and be priced in the $25K range.
The Toyota FT-86 II concept: Love it or hate it?