2012 Toyota FT 86
It is quite rare to find 2 automobile firms collaborating on a new vehicle, much more like a cross breed getting the best of both DNAs. The Toyota FT-86 is one such materialization between the Toyota Motor Company and Subaru, the transportation division of Fuji Heavy Industries. The Toyota FT-86 is basically a concept car and deriving its major architecture design from the erstwhile Toyota FT-HS design. The FT-HS acronym expands to Future Toyota – Hybrid Sport. Although still making appearances at various motor shows around the world, the vehicle is yet to have a production roll out and will be labeled as the 2012 Toyota FT-86.
Towards the exterior the 2012 Toyota FT 86 will be presented with sleek model built to offer stylish and elegant looks to the coupe. The stylish two door coupe would come with a wheelbase measuring 2,570 mm. The FT-86 will come with bit compressed structure and a lowered ground clearance to ease out the transit of passengers through the aerodynamic model. The sporty looks will be enhanced with the rear spoiler. The rounded dual exhaust pipes would be perfectly synced with the lower bumpers.
Under the tough metallic hood the new 2012 Toyota FT 86 is loaded with the mechanical assembly comprising of 2.0 liter displacement paired with 4 flat cylinder configuration turbocharger engine, inlined with 16 valves. Each cylinder would be incorporated with 4 valves operating on the latest double overhead camshaft technology also known as (DOHC technology). These valves are programmed with variable valve timing. This unique assembly is mated with 6 speed gear shifter using manual transmission mechanism. The performance of the aerodynamic sports car is supported by rear wheel drive technique. This assembly on a whole is expected to generate upto 200 horsepower of momentum. With lesser body weight and lower center of gravity, the drive would be eager to enjoy the drive in a stylish coupe. The fuel economy is difficult to be determined as the sports coupe is under production stage.
The interiors of 2012 Toyota FT 86 is equipped with stylish sporty seats. The elegant looks are further enhanced with leather upholstery. The trendy dashboard is believed to be furnished with flat bottomed and leather draped steering while to add comfort while driving. The steering looks trendy with red stitches on it. Additionally the dashboard would be equipped with digital gauges with red neon lights and a premium standard voice controlled navigation system with touch screen. Of course, the quality music system and handsfree wifi connectivity for phones and iPod connectivity cannot be neglected by Toyota Motors. Anticipations about safety features can be similar to its competitors in the market which can include antilock disc brakes, traction control, stability control and cruise control mechanism along with the airbags to prevent the internal collision.
Toyota Motors has opted to keep its prices locked in the drawers till its launch. Expect the 2012 Toyota FT 86 to arrive in the market no sooner than the beginning of year 2012 with the warranty coverage of 6 years.