After we saw last winter a red version of the Toyota FT-1 concept, the Japanese refresh the brand’s fans memory with a silver version. The insistence on this topic can be considered an indication that the production model is under preparation.
Toyota surprised fans in January with a concept on which the audience associated immediately with a possible Supra rebirth one of the most representative models which the Japanese brand has ever had in the range. It was called the Toyota FT-1 and speculation continued in the days following the prototype’s official photos presentation. 2002 is the last year in which the Toyota Supra was part of the Japanese manufacturer’s offer. The model was launched in 1978.
To be fair, the possibility that Toyota will develop a production model inspired by this concept is now a real probability, because the Japanese have published a series of photographs with a second version of the FT-1. Painted in silver, the concept does not evolve the design lines, keeping intact the original version aggression.
“It can really change your perception of it, the value of it, with just a simple thing like painting it a different color. I’m still fascinated by that. [Changing a car’s color to get a new response] is nothing new but it’s pretty interesting in the design world how you can change the perception of something just by giving it a different color.” Stated Kevin Hunter, president of Calty, where both FT-1s were made.