Toyota has plans to release two new sports car, one of which takes place in the model range on a step below GT86, and the other – above.
It clarifies the issue Motoring, a prototype of a small sports car will debut at the Motor Show in October in Tokyo. Chassis tuning the production car will be engaged four times world rally champion Tommi Makinen. He will become the head of the rally team Toyota, which in 2017 will return to the WRC.
A small sports car Toyota will weigh less than a ton, get perednemotornuyu layout and rear-wheel drive and a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engine producing 130 horsepower.
Such a model should appear at dealers in early 2017. Its price will be about 20 thousand dollars.
Another sports car “Toyota” is likely to become the ideological successor to the Supra. This model will be called S-FR. Its construction is planned to use aluminum and carbon. Initially it was assumed that the new product will be a hybrid, but later in the company of this idea was abandoned because of too expensive units of the power plant.