Typically, when the organizers of an auto show reveal that a new car will debut at their show, we take notice. But this particular claim from the Dubai International Motor Show ought to be taken with a grain of salt.

As our compatriots at AutoGuide discovered, the Facebook page for the Emirates auto expo includes a post with an interesting claim: that a sedan based on the Toyota GT86 (known in the US as the Scion FR-S) will debut at the show. The Facebook post is accompanied by the image above, purporting to show the concept in question.

The strange part is that the organizers claim the four-door GT86 concept will make its "regional unveil" at the Dubai show, which would seem to indicate that the concept in question would make its international debut at an earlier show. Considering that the doors open in Dubai on Tuesday, that seems increasingly unlikely. All of this begs the question, If this isn't actually a four-door GT86, what might it be?


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      imoore
      • 1 Year Ago
      I smell photoshop.
      graphikzking
      • 1 Year Ago
      WTF - Why all the HP hate etc. This thing is EXACTLY what the IS300 was 14 years ago. The only difference is they put in an inline 4 instead of an inline 6. Still the same hp and probably a little lighter. Everyone loved the IS300 back then, maybe Toyota is actually TRYING. I wish they would try harder but at least they are trying (unlike Honda - where is the NSX, Where is the RSX, where is the Integra, Where is the S2000?)
      NightFlight
      • 1 Year Ago
      While this is obviously a pretty poor photoshop, a four door FR-S is an interesting concept. It could be like a four door Integra, just better because of RWD and more horsepower but still affordable.
      drew
      • 1 Year Ago
      Seems Dubai-ous.
      thenewrick
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks great
      Lachmund
      • 1 Year Ago
      IF ONLY the Gt86 would look like the concept in this modified picture...
        Lachmund
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Lachmund
        the whole car from front to back looks so much better than the production model.
      Clock
      • 1 Year Ago
      That's almost as unbelievable as the GT86 being some kind of inconspicuous hatchback. You know, like the car model it was based on?
      Dfelix70
      • 1 Year Ago
      I love the idea of this car and the design here is perfect. Love it.
      Ryan
      • 1 Year Ago
      Would love to see this- kind of an enthusiast's TSX if properly appointed.
        jonnybimmer
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Ryan
        Or a modern-day 510, TE72, E30... Needless to say, I'm absolutely for it.
      flammablewater
      • 1 Year Ago
      Please have a hatchback.
      cpmanx
      • 1 Year Ago
      "All of this begs the question, If this isn't actually a four-door GT86, what might it be?" Um...how about an obvious Photoshop fake?
      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 1 Year Ago
      More weight, same power. Sounds like a great plan on the 1% chance that it actually happens.
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