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BMW and Toyota joint sportcar coming by 2017

March 11, 2014, 10:23 AM IST by Selvin Jose
BMW and Toyota joint sportcar coming by 2017

BMW and Toyota’s famed joint sports car platform was announced last year. The joint sports car is inching close to production according to a German publication. They have also speculated about the pricing and the engines to be used in the car.

It is rumoured the joint sports car will be based on Toyota’s FT-1 concept using the front-engine rear-wheel-drive layout. It is also speculated that BMW’s six-cylinder 3.0-litre twin-turbo engine used in the M235i will power the car. Additionally, there might be one more engine, a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder for an entry-level variant.

It seems BMW’s unrivalled expertise at 50:50 weight distribution will be used to give the sports car the ideal weight balance. It will be built using lightweight carbon fibre material used in the i3 and i8 and aluminum. 

The contemplated date of the car’s availability is by 2017. The pricing might begin at 35,000 Euros (Rs 29.5 lakh) for the car with a Toyota badge and an additional 10,000 Euros (Rs.8.44 lakh) for the same car with the BMW badge.

 Toyota FT-1 concept

Even though there is no news about the markets this joint sports car will be sold in, we believe the car will end up in the Indian showrooms of both these brands. It has to be seen if given an option what would Indians opt for? The same car with Toyota badging or pay a little extra for the premium brand BMW. 

Source: WCF

 

 

 

 

 

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