Toyota FT-86 To Give Born To A Sedan Coupe
FT-86 Coupe, developed by Toyota with Subaru, could be used as a starting point for a future Japanese model: a Sedan Coupe.
Presented at the Tokyo Motor Show, in 2009, on concept stage, the FT-86 coupe, developed by Toyota in collaboration with Subaru, could give birth in the future to other models. Pending on release of several Japanese concept, the international press talks about the possibility of launching to a secondary body, rear wheel drive platform.
Rumors are plausible as possible, given the automaker need to cushion production costs, already reduced by working with Subaru. According to unofficial information, it is a coupe sedan, scheduled to appear on the market no earlier than the future FT-86 series coupe mid-career.
The coupe development will mainly depend on the sedan success , sedan being seen as an emergency option, designed to make sales in the event of a failure, of the three-door brother.
Mechanical package will be provided by Subaru, while the engines range will include a petrol boxer, for200 HP, connected to the six reports CVT transmission. For more powerful versions, Toyota will bring the equation of 3.6 liter unit of the current Subaru Outback .
Hybrid variant is not excluded either, Subaru remin to develop over the next three years a hybrid boxer, that will be slightly more efficient than currently proposed Toyota range.