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That picture of the red and white "Celica" concept... i dont know if i like it. Personally, it looks like a brick in the front. I think the nose needs to be more pointed off at the bottom, and have an arch to the hood. Other than that, i like it. Thats my opinion though.

But i will be extremely happy with a new Celica model with RWD! Finally, a modern production car by Toyota that i might like.
 

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love it. but needs a more 'hatchy' rear end.
I see some scion front design there not likeing that style. and your right it needs that hatchy rear like the celica. Have they not recieve inputs from
import forums like this one as to the design of this new toyota sports car should imulate???

I'm sensing a big dissapointment, hope not.....Subaru and Toyota are spawing this one.
 

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Discussion Starter #78 (Edited)
Subaru worried about Toyota joint-venture
For many the appeal of Subaru has been its niche status and AWD image but with its latest project – a jointly developed RWD sports car with Toyota – the carmaker is now faced with losing part of that appeal. The new joint-venture, which was announced earlier this month, will see Subaru and Toyota sell rebadged versions of a jointly developed sports car with Subaru responsible for the engineering work and Toyota the styling.

Careful marketing will be the key to success when the car debuts in late 2011, explained Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru’s parent) chief Mat Nagato during a recent interview with Automotive News. “A potential question could be cannibalization,” Nagato said. ” We may lose our longstanding territory, or we may lose the great niche brand image. The potential risk is there. We have to be very smart on marketing strategy.”

Subaru sells just 7% of Toyota’s total volume and management is wary of the competition it will face from Toyota once both cars are on the market. Nagato said it is unlikely the companies will divide global markets into Subaru-only and Toyota-only domains, so going head-to-head with industry giant will be an uphill battle all the way. Subaru has one advantage in that the new car will be powered by one if its trademark boxer engines.

Engineers are in the early stages of planning the new sports car with the only details confirmed so far is that it will use a front-mounted Subaru boxer engine and a RWD layout. Volume, pricing, design and engine size are still being decided, Nagato revealed.
cego, will you be able to sleep tonight?
 
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