Toyota Tests The Water For Convertible Version of GT 86 / FR-S with Geneva Study
Mar 07, 2013 16:03
Toyota is asking the visitors of its Geneva Motor Show booth if it should greenlight the production for a convertible version of its GT 86 sports coupe.
The transition from coupe to convertible brings a fabric roof with a glass rear screen that retracts behind the rear seats. Toyota Europe President Didier Leroy said:
"I know you are all wondering about facts and figures, and body rigidity. Well, we have the same worries and Tada [chief engineer of the GT 86] and his team are deep into analysis. But GT86 was designed from the start as a cabriolet… That probably tells you all you needed to know."
The new version of the Tesla OS version 6 will give owners the ability to start their car using an iPhone. The feature won't be limited to Apple users, as an update might add Android compatibility into the system. Read more
The Tesla Model S gts an "electrified zebra paint", called LumiLor Electroluminescent Coating System. It is actually not for automotive use, but the coating “effectively transforms any surface coated into a lamp. And when the power is turned off, surfaces coated with LumiLor return to their normal appearance. It can even go over curves and around corners.” Read more
How do you drift a rear-wheel drive machine? Chris Harris is back explaining how to do so with the new BMW M235i. It looks easier than it probably actually is, but either way, don't do this if you don't have any professional experience. Check out the video below: Read more