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59Toyota FT-86 Open Concept would make a mighty fine droptop FR-S [UPDATE]

There's nothing wrong with going topless. And Toyota is proving that its FT-86 (read: Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ) coupe is just as excellent with its roof removed. It may only be a concept, but this FT-86 Open previews a new droptop from the Japanese automaker to round out the Toyobaru sports car family. We're finally getting the chance to see the open-air FT-86 in person here at the Geneva Motor Show, and we're already yearning to take it canyon-carving.

45Rumormill: Toyota working on FT-86 sedan?

That's what the crew at Car Guide would have us all believe. According to the website, Toyota is looking to hedge its bets by producing a second model on the same platform as the upcoming FT-86. As the theory goes, If the two-door doesn't find the kind of favor the company is hoping for, it will at least have a four-door version to pick up a few sales. The site points to a shadowy Toyota executive as the source of the information, and it's even worked up a rendering to show the world exactly wha

55Report: Contrary to rumors, Toyota FT-86 development on track, expected Nov. 2011

Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

55Toyota FT-86 to be called FR-S when it reaches production?

Toyota FT-86 Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

78Report: Toyota FT-86 delayed until 2013, hybrid under consideration

Toyota FT-86 Concept – Click above for high-res image galllery

76Rumormill: Toyota developing smaller, cheaper baby FT-86

If there is any truth to this report from Road & Track, you inexpensive sports car lovers are going to owe the Toyota FT-86 a lot of thanks. RT says that the development costs for Toyota's re-entry into the truly sporty segment has run over estimates and the car is going to be priced higher than $20,000 – not what Toyota wanted.

39Report: Toyota 'Gs' performance division in the works

Toyota G Sports FT-86 – Click above for high-res image gallery

9Toyota launching G Sports Series cars at Tokyo Auto Salon [w/video]

Toyota FT-86 and Prius G Sports Series - Click above for image gallery

81Toyota launching G Sports Series cars at Tokyo Auto Salon [w/video]

Toyota FT-86 and Prius G Sports Series - Click above for image gallery

40REPORT: Track-focused, budget-oriented Toyota FT-86 on the way

Toyota FT-86 Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery

56REPORT: Subaru spokesman concerned that RWD Toyobaru could dilute brand identity

Subaru Sports Coupe Renderings - Click above for high-res image gallery

67Rumormill: Subaru version of Toyota FT-86 to be bigger, get substantially more power, AWD

Toyota FT-86 Concept - click above for high-res image gallery

36REPORT: Convertible Toyobaru FT-86 in the works

Toyota FT-86 - click above image for hi-res gallery

67Rendered Speculation: JDM rumormill reports Subaru's FT-86 will get turbo power, AWD

The crew from Japan's BestCar magazine have apparently taken the initial pics of the Toyota FT-86 concept and grafted a unique nose, rear fascia and wheels onto ToMoCo's new sports coupe, and while the result is less-than-fetching, the accompanying report offers a pseudo-confirmation of what's been suspected all along.

43VIDEO: Toyota FT-86 runs the 'Ring, sounds awesome

Toyota FT-86 at the Nürburgring – Click above to watch video

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