Posts Tagged “FT-86”

Blip: First Subaru BRZ Comes Off Production Line Today

By | March 16, 2012

The joint effort between Toyota and Subaru to build a sports car focused on a minimal weight, a low center of gravity, and amazing handling has been a long time coming. So when the first production Subaru BRZ came off Subaru’s Gunma Main Plant’s production line today, it officially sealed the deal that we really […]

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The Scion FR-S: Not A Car For Straight People

By | December 13, 2011

Perhaps that title should have said straight-driving people. Why? Because the Scion FR-S doesn’t really like to go in straight lines, that’s why. It likes to go sideways, and does it rather well, too. Check out the video below of Formula D drift god Ken Gushi taking a go at sliding a new, totally stock […]

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At Long Last- The Toyota GT-86 Is Here

By | November 28, 2011

That picture above is the product of two years of hype. It’s an accumulation of countless concept reveals and far to many car show debuts. It’s the GT-86, the official production version of Toyota’s long anticipated FT-86 conceptĀ and in terms of looks, well… we’re disappointed. Do you remember the first time we saw this car? […]

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Is This The Production Version Of The Toyota FT-86?

By | October 27, 2011

After countless car show appearances, enough hype to make a BMW press release look like CliffNotes, and so many concept pictures that we just didnt care anymore, the FT-86 may have just been spotted in its final, production-ready form. According to, Toyotas answer to their lack of fun coupes for the past decade was […]

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Again?! Toyota Flaunts FT-86 II Concept, Who The Hell Cares Now?

By | September 14, 2011

Toyota showed off their FT-86 II concept this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show and it just goes to show thatĀ I have broken my own rule: don’t get excited over concept cars. We know how it goes- 90% of them never see the factory line and the 10% that do are usually different cars in […]

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The Scion FR-S Concept Is A Rebadged FT-86, Just Make The Damn Car Already

By | April 20, 2011

One of the oldest stories to appear on the Daily Derbi was the development of the Toyota FT-86 concept. It was an idea that put rear-wheel-drive in a sports chassis surrounded by beautiful lines and body panels and a sub $25k pricetag. A year and a half later, the FT-86 remains just an idea with […]

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