- Jul 20, 2015
Sorry Toyota FT-1 fans, it looks like the design won’t be used for Toyota’s new Supra.According to our intrepid auto friends over at Motoring.com on their expose on certain details on the new Toyota/BMW collab earlier yesterday (July 22, 2015) sources within Toyota have confirmed that the FT-1 design won’t be used. Additionally, a few power plant options have been already locked in and Toyota is hoping to release a prototype to the world as early as January of next year.
Here’s what we know so far. The new Supra will be priced and spec’d above the Toyota 86. During the Geneva Motor show earlier this year, Toyota began its development process and BMW confirmed that although both cars shared the same platform, they would be entirely different looking vehicles. Dubbed, “The Silk Road Project” BMW would be in charge of chassis and engine development and Toyota would handle all the hybrid technologies options. (yay Prius!)
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