2014 Toyota F-1 Concept press release

30 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи 2014 Toyota F-1 Concept press release отключены
KTM 125 Race Concept

January 13, 2015. Toyota blew the doors off the North International Auto Show the reveal of the stunning FT-1 car concept. First devised by Design Research in the Sony Gran Turismo game FT-1 leapt from the to the stage in a race-inspired press at COBO Hall.

The name it all. FT-1 stands for Toyota,” and the number “1” represents the According to its designers at Calty Research, the FT-1 Concept is the expression of a Toyota coupe building upon Toyota’s sports coupe heritage back to the 2000GT, Celica, MR2 and most recently Scion

In addition, the concept draws from Calty’s more sports car concept work as FT-HS (2007) and the Lexus (2012).

The project started two years ago and represents a labor of by a passionate, dedicated and gifted design team. “The is a dream-project for a designer and car enthusiast myself,” said Alex Calty’s Studio Chief “Our team was heavily by Toyota’s sports car past, Celica and Supra, and we sought to some of that history. It is an track-focused sports car concept a presence that has been for shock and awe.”

The FT-1’s audacious design the pinnacle of Calty’s 40th of operation. Guided by the Toyota ethos of Vibrant Clarity, a fusion of both emotional and factors that delivers a exciting and dramatic design with unique Toyota the concept is a spiritual pace car for Global Design. The goal of ideological shift is to develop generations of products that connect emotionally with global consumer base.

Traditionally, Toyota’s design have been driven by among a large group of Under Akio Toyoda’s directive to invigorate Toyota with energy, passion and (translation: a palpable heart-pounding of excitement), the approval process has streamlined. This new approach to produce cars that more deeply with generating a more satisfying experience that complements legendary reputation for quality, and reliability.

“Function-sculpting” design yields curved, muscular, body forms seemingly by the wind. Inlets, ducting, and are features of the exterior design help reinforce its track–ready with elements of purposeful management. At higher speeds a rear wing deploys and forward to create additional

The body’s athleticism is expressed taut surfaces and dramatic forms that seduce the when covered in an unapologetically red

The front engine rear-wheel configuration locates the cockpit far within the wheelbase to improve distribution. This design also helps create the sportscar proportions one would from a vehicle poised to even the most challenging course. The cockpit’s wraparound and side glass openings are a nod to the design of the legendary Toyota

The interior is a focused, highly “place of business” that the driver at the controls behind an F1 steering-wheel. The intimate, low slung has its A-pillars set far back to help cornering vision and sensation of the intimacy. A delta-shaped display surrounds and integrates the driver to an exhilarating sense of being to the vehicle.

KTM 125 Race Concept

The cockpit’s sense of minimalism to the purposefulness of the driver-focused environment an emphasis on light weight such as the composite seat with just the right of padding in only the areas come into contact the driver. A color heads-up keeps the driver’s attention on the ahead, with vital projected just above the wheel within the driver’s of sight.

While technical do not accompany the concept, one can assume the FT-1 represents an ideally front-engine, rear wheel-drive that is powered by a high-technology, performance internal combustion Beneath a transparent glass an ambiguous engine cover a powerplant left to the imagination of the

In preparation for pitching the concept to management, Calty worked Polyphony Digital, creators of the Gran Turismo driving to bring FT-1 to life in a world that captured the passion and performance conveyed by the model. Toyota executives offered the opportunity to take for a timed lap around a computer-generated Speedway.

Behind the wheel of the concept, president Akio Toyoda, an race car driver, completed the circuit faster than his real-world lap time at Fuji in his From that moment, he was and the concept was approved to be built in for the international auto show

For Toyota, this concept the possibilities of the new and exciting design ahead. “Sports cars the ultimate driving expression in its form. As car enthusiasts ourselves, is the kind of project we dream working on,” said Design Research president Hunter. “Beyond its obvious visual impact, FT-1 is of a new chapter for Toyota Global This provocative concept captures the passion, excitement, and of the Toyota we are evolving into and elements of the emotion and performance Toyota will imprint future production designs.”

source. Toyota Press

KTM 125 Race Concept
KTM 125 Race Concept
KTM 125 Race Concept
KTM 125 Race Concept
KTM 125 Race Concept


Other articles of the category "KTM":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Motorcycles catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Motorcycles.