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Toyota Tests The Water For Convertible Version of GT 86 / FR-S with Geneva Study
Mar 07, 2013 16:03
Toyota is asking the visitors of its Geneva Motor Show booth if it should greenlight the production for a convertible version of its GT 86 sports coupe.
The transition from coupe to convertible brings a fabric roof with a glass rear screen that retracts behind the rear seats. Toyota Europe President Didier Leroy said:
"I know you are all wondering about facts and figures, and body rigidity. Well, we have the same worries and Tada [chief engineer of the GT 86] and his team are deep into analysis. But GT86 was designed from the start as a cabriolet… That probably tells you all you needed to know."