Friday, January 28, 2022
News Toyota Rumoured To Be Working With Subaru To Bring Back The MR2

Toyota Rumoured To Be Working With Subaru To Bring Back The MR2

If you’ve ever wondered, like we have, about the future of the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86, then we think this might be part of the answer. The answer to a follow-up, yes, but also possibly the reason why neither brand has delivered a higher-performance variant of the popular small sports car.

There’s little doubt in our minds that both an 86 and MR2 could ever be seen simultaneously in Toyota showrooms. Don’t get us wrong, we’d love it but nearly all the odds are against it. The love and attention that the return of the Supra has generated could be another reason for Toyota to consider a next-generation MR2, as opposed to a new 86.

Back in 2015, Toyota revealed the S-FR Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show which could easily serve as the basis for the next MR2. The questions that remain are if, when, what powertrain and will it be affordable like the beloved MR2s of the past?

Toyota S-FR Concept - Tokyo 2015
Toyota S-FR Concept | Photo: Toyota

The Brief: 2018 Subaru BRZ tS

Trending Now

Lamborghini to Electrify all new Models Starting Next Year

Hybrids and PHEVs are first. A full EV will come sometime after. The first hybrid is expected to be the Aventador for 2023. Lamborghini...

Ford has Now Received 10,000 Orders for the e-Transit

The e-Transit is an electric version of Ford’s delivery van The orders are from about 300 customers, including Walmart The most popular model...

No Cybertruck Before 2023

The automaker Tesla used the day on January 26 to unveil its results for the final quarter of 2021. Unsurprisingly, the U.S. division once...

Bentley to Officially Launch its First EV in 2025

It will be assembled in Crewe. The British luxury carmaker will go all EV by 2030. Bentley will invest £2.5bn into sustainability over...

Cadillac is Giving the Escalade A Great Big V

Performance V badge applied to the Escalade for the first time Caddy keeping quiet on the details, but expect big things Cadillac is bringing...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.