Toyota refuses to build hybrid GT86

June 9, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Toyota has abandoned the idea to enter into the propulsion motor GT86 coupe. Bosses group felt that such a modification is not a sports car will find a buyer.

Photo of Toyota GT 86

Photo of Toyota GT 86


One of the top managers of the concern Fabio Capano said the portal Autocar, that the project to build a hybrid coupe lacks economic justification. “We must do the right thing from a business perspective, have to prioritize,” – said the representative of Toyota. Since the company’s management concluded that special popularity hybrid GT86 not find this thought was abandoned. Earlier it was reported that Toyota plans to expand family GT86 through the development of a sedan on the same platform, which was supposed to get the first hypothetical hybrid propulsion system. It was expected that later it installed and under the hood compartment.

Toyota GT 86 front Pic

Toyota GT 86 front Pic

Obviously, in the Toyota came to the conclusion that the cost of the last operation did not pay off. Nevertheless, the idea of creating a fully hybrid sports car while the Japanese were not disappointed. However, to save on development, Toyota implements this project in collaboration with partners from BMW. Rumored to be setting up a joint with the Bavarians sports car Toyota plans to use the technology used in the construction of prototypes for endurance races. Earlier the same, talking about the future of his supercar GT-R, and representatives said Nissan.

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