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Toyota teases FT-86 convertible concept ahead of Geneva debut

By SYF77 on 02 Feb 2013

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For those of you who have been longing for a convertible version of the Toyota 86 coupe, your wait might be over soon. Toyota will be presenting the FT-86 Open Concept in March's Geneva Motor Show. For now, the Japanese carmaker has showed an official sketch of the concept which reveals a 2+2 seating layout.

On the concept, Toyota says that it previews a possible future development of the award-winning GT86 sports coupe and its goal is to gauge the public's reaction to the idea of an open-top GT86.

Toyota adds that the prototype version of the FT-86 is already undergoing testing. If public reaction is positive, a production model could be available in roughly a year’s time.

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The Toyota 86 made its European debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. It is powered by the world's first horizontally opposed, direct-injected engine and produces 200bhp with 205Nm of torque. The flat-four engine may be mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

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I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
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