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Toyota S-FR entry level compact sportscar concept unveiled

Toyota S-FR sportscar concept

Debuting at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota S-FR entry level sportscar concept will slot below Toyota GT-86 sporty coupe if produced.

The two door, Toyota S-FR entry level sportscar concept receives a long hood, rear slung cabin and large front air intakes. About the same size as Toyota Yaris subcompact, Toyota S-FR measures 3990 mm long, 1695 mm wide and 1320 mm tall. It sits on a 2480 mm wheelbase and has a spacious four seater cabin. With its low and wide stance, the Toyota S-FR, pitched as an entry level model receives a yellow body and contrasting black roof.

Interiors of compact S-FR are basic with full digital instrument cluster, climate control system and USB port along with start/stop and power socket. No engine details of the Toyota S-FR have been revealed but with FR which stands for “front engine, rear drive”, one can expect it to be powered by a naturally aspirated 1.5 liter four cylinder petrol engine generating around 130 hp power and 145 Nm torque. Likely to go into production in late 2016 the is expected to have a price tag of around $25,000 (INR 16,28,248).

Toyota S-FR sportscar concept dashbaord

The no-frills sportscar concept targets customers who like to customize their rides.

Toyota will also be showcasing a futuristic FCV Plus hydrogen vehicle, a retro concept and pocket sized humanoid robot at the Tokyo Motor Show. The 60th anniversary Toyota Crown will be displayed at Tokyo Motor Show later this month slated to feature the world’s first production Intelligent Transportation System integration.

The ITS system warns drivers of potential hazards during right turns and of approaching red lights at intersections without having to ease off the accelerator while it also offers countdown in seconds to a green light. Car to car communication is also possible with ITS offering advanced vision of speed matching radar cruise control.

Toyota S-FR Sportscar Concept – Photos


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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