CALTY AND THE TOYOTA FT-1

Toyota FT-1 gets the souped-up 'Gran Turismo' treatment for video game

3:02 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014
Toyota has joined the “Gran Turismo” parade of video game racers with a beefier version of its FT-1 concept.

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Toyota redresses FT-1 concept

3:29 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2014
It's the second coming of the Toyota FT-1. Toyota is showing off the first and now a second FT-1 concept in California to gauge popular reaction to the car among people who might buy it.

How Calty emerged as the West Coast design pioneer

11:02 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2014
Aside from being an indicator of Toyota's current design aesthetic, the FT-1 concept shows how far Calty Design Research has come in its 40 years of existence. Before Toyota started designing vehicles in California, there was no such thing as “West Coast car design.”

A brief history of the Toyota Supra

11:14 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2014
The Toyota FT-1 concept has triggered discussions as to whether it is a design study for a next-generation Supra sports car.

NO BORING CARS

How Toyota raced the clock to create the FT-1 sports car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Toyota's Calty design studio took a 'no boring' cars' mantra to create the FT-1 supercar. In an 18-month race against the clock before the 2014 Detroit auto show, Calty built a spiritual pace car that may find its way to the street.

FT-1: Moving forward into the past

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The Toyota FT-1 concept unveiled at the Detroit auto show wasn't specifically designed to be the next Supra.

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Toyota concept hints at new Supra

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
It's not the next Toyota Supra. Or is it? While paying tribute to the history of Toyota sports cars, the Toyota FT-1 concept unveiled at the Detroit auto show wasn't specifically designed to be the next Supra.

VIDEO: Behind the design of the Toyota FT-1 concept

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
The inner sanctum of an automaker's design studio is as classified as a top-secret government spy shop. Many top executives from the car company itself aren't allowed inside, much less civilians or the media. But Toyota Motor Corp. allowed Automotive News unparalleled, exclusive access inside its Calty Design Studio in Newport Beach, Calif.

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Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz is a pioneer. He and a handful of other employees moved to north Texas last September to help build the automaker's new U.S. headquarters.
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