First Look: Toyota FT-1 Concept

Rumors had been swirling of a potential BMW-Toyota partnership to create a new sports car. And, much to the delight of car lovers, both companies confirmed the news.

Bringing back the Supra has been a wish for many since Toyota stopped producing it in 2002, and thankfully it could be back in the works with the BMW partnership.

The FT-1 concept is Toyota’s model that could possibly be turned into the Supra successor. Photos of the car have been circling the web for several months now, sporting a sleek, wide body.

Simply put, this thing is sweet.

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On the inside, the dashboard has a heads-up display, racing wheel, and bucket seats. It’s hard to create an interior as sharp as the exterior of the FT-1, but Toyota managed to do that in this particular concept. Those red accents to go along with the black leather really make it stand out.

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Hopefully this concept comes to fruition and revitalizes the Supra again, because it looks incredible. As far as the price goes, it probably won’t cost as much as you’d think. A report has come out that it’s expected to be priced above the Corvette, which goes for around $55,000.

Compare that to the price tags of a Ferrari or Lamborghini, and it seems like a steal to me — especially if the production model looks like this.

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The release date for the FT-1 is unknown right now, but the partnership between Toyota and BMW will run until at least 2020. Even with all the unknowns right now, it’s a car worth waiting for.

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