Posts Tagged ‘Toyota’

Subaru to produce STi version of the 086A?

An insider at the Toyota R&D center has finally revealed that the upcoming Subaru-Toyota compact sports car (codenamed 086A) will feature a body similar to that of the Lexus LF-A prototype, which was recently seen at the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race. Apparently there will be one body style of the car, with only slightly variations between the […]

Toyobaru: Codenamed 086A still in the works

At the recent Nostalgic Car Show in Tokyo’s Odaiba, 7Tune got busy talking with a few people in the know about a certain two door coupe.  Indeed there has been a lot of talk and rumors about the jointly developed ‘Toyobaru” sports coupe in the news of late. However we have it on good authority that […]

Toyobaru still on track for 2012, Direct Injection

It appears that the joint effort between Toyota and Subaru is still up and running. Their latest concept, codenamed “086A” is the creation of a FR (front engine, rear wheel drive) sports coupe. The car is set to feature a rear wheel drive conversion, powered by Subaru’s infamous 2.0 liter turbocharged boxer engine. Many speculations have […]

Toyota-Subaru RWD Sports Coupe Delayed Until 2012

Well folks, it seems that Toyota has made the decision to halt production of the Subieota, a possible RWD sports car that was going to be built through a partnership between Subaru and Toyota. No official reason was given on the decision, although we suspect the downturn in the US automotive economy certainly has something […]

Subaru & Toyota to offer rear-drive coupe?

Photo scanned from the Japanese magazine, Best Car There have been discussions of an alliance between Subaru and Toyota for quite some time now. Recent rumors have been stirring and the uprise of a new model has made it’s way into the picture. The Subieota is rumored to be a rear-drive coupe, which would quite […]