Toyota Concept FT-1: the image of the future sports car

November 8, 2014 at 13:15

NEW company motto Toyota – fun to drive. Akio Toyoda, the current president and the grandson of its founder, decided to revive the Toyota’s sports past. As an acronym for “Future Toyota», FT-1, most likely, is a Supra concept, details of which appeared earlier. Salon is focused on maximum functionality and driver’s orientation. Stylistically, it resembles the interior of the Lexus LFA supercar. An interesting element that came from the military aviation is HUD-color display. The driver looks at the road directly through the transparent panel, which displays the required information.

Toyota Concept FT-1 images

Toyota Concept FT-1 picture

Unlike the usual projections, duplicating the information from the dashboard, it is the very instrument panel. Concept FT-1 is equipped with numerous air ducts, air intakes and spoilers. He also received the active aerodynamic element – rear wing with adjustable height and angle of attack as on Porsche 911 Turbo.

Toyota Concept FT-1 picture

Toyota Concept FT-1 pictures

The supporting block in FT-1 is maximally shifted back to the driver for the better visibility on the track. And on top of everything the car gets a more classic silhouette. At this moment, the creators mention the approximate price level for the future of the sports car – 60,000 dollars. But obviously, FT-1 looks much more expensive than the voiced price.

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