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Where are you getting these updates from?

What would it take to boost the 2.0l is the next question - along with, "Will it be available in AWD?"
 

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Looks like a nice chop of a new Prius, a 7th Gen celica, a TC and a Camry
 

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I'm surprised its still wearing the Toyota badge.
 

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Another rendering.


The car's silhouette looks a lot like the LF-A, only shrunk down. It has a very classic sports car look with a long hood and short deck. The height of the car is incredibly low, and it has a pretty wide stance. It is very small, about the size of a Celica, but because of it's proportions and width, it gives the illusion that it isn't that small.

The Toyota insider has apparently been sitting on this information for quite some time and has only now decided to come forward with it after seeing conflicting information in the Japanese press about two different body styles being tested. The insider claims he has seen the 086A and is adamant that only one body style will be offered and that body style will differ only very slightly between the Toyota and Subaru versions, such as the front grille, head/tail light treatment and badges. When the insider was asked about the appearance of the 086A, he clearly pointed out that it will be lower and wider than the old ZZT231 Celica and will have an “orthodox 2+2 coupe style, with a shillouette resembling the Lexus LF-A”. The renders above show what the 086A could look like with lines similar to the LF-A.

ToMoCo's new president, Akio Toyoda – the exec who recently piloted the LF-A around the Green Hell during the 24 Hours of N
 

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I hope that's the final word on it.

"086A" is supposed to be the new Hachiroku, yet it's lineage is of the Celica's? Most of it it based off of following the ZZT230/1. :shrugs:
 

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hey, I'd be more willing to buy a sports car called "Celica" than one called "Corolla." With the exception of the 85 and the 86, the corolla has never really been regarded as a sports car.
 

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The pic does make it look bigger.

If they really want to please the old '86 crowd they better make the drivetrain stout and modifiable. I mean, what would you swap in the thing? A Subie motor? I sure hope the handling is at least as good as the Celica's...

Gonna wait for finals on this.
 

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That thing looks really promising. If it's shorter and wider than the Celica, maybe it'll weigh in similarly as well, and they'll meet their target after all. :eatpop:

I'd move the front wheels a bit more forward though.
 

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Discussion Starter #219 (Edited)
Japanese Mag Shakedown: Lexus SS550 (LF-A), Mazda RX-7, Scion Drop Top, Toyobaru
A few days ago, the latest edition of iBest Car Magazine from Japan hit our offices, and after a quick scan of the book's Tokyo show preview, it seems the bi-annual event is amazingly still on track to be quite the exhibition.

Below the RX-7 sat an attractive two-door wearing the Toyota badge. Is this the fabled Toyota-Subaru front-engine, rear-wheel drive (FR) sports car? Or how about a new Toyota Supra? We'll leave that for you to decide.


I'd like to hope that's the new Supra, but I doubt it. Unless, Toyota's been really hush hush about the development of the car. We'll find out in October.
 
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