Being the world’s largest auto maker, Toyota always tries to be in the limelight with its various new and innovative car offerings. The Japanese car major makes the most of the world’s motor shows to wow the car enthusiasts with its new and enticing products and concepts. The car maker also has something very special under its sleeves for the upcoming Johannesburg International Motor Show and this is confirmed by a company official.
Toyota’s South African entity is gearing up to entice the car audience at the Johannesburg International Motor Show that is scheduled for 18th of October, 2013. The general manager of marketing at Toyota South Africa, GM Kerry Rood said that the company has a few cars that it will like to keep under the wraps till it is the show time. However, the company can at least reveal that the FT-86 Open Concept car that debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show will be officially debuting for the very first time on the African terrain.
This great stylish concept car is a preview to a new convertible variant of the Toyota 86. The concept showcases the car’s stunning features including an electrically operated fabric hood as well as rear seats though really cramped up. The FT-86 Open Concept car’s cabin design was created by a designer based in Milan. The car flaunts a unique and sporty high-contrast white and navy blue body paint scheme that according to the company further enhances the car’s proportions.
Among the many under the veil cars from the house of Toyota, one is certainly going to be the very much awaited and talked about all new Toyota Corolla, which the company had earlier revealed to be unveiling at the 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show. A yet unnamed product from the Lexus brand is also be showcases apart from the unveiling of Toyota’s new Dakar racing Hilux and the TS030 race car that took the second position in the 2013 24 hour Le Mans race.
Toyota is also expected to showcase the company’s entire range of Hybrid line up in order to stress on the need of these green cars as well as showcase their efficiency. Toyota may also present a few of the new or refreshed car models of its hybrid range that it is expected to launch by the year 2015.
Moreover, Toyota will also have special opportunities for the off-road lovers, as the company will offer a few of its 4×4 models to be tested on its outdoor 4×4 track. The 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show will also get a glimpse of the company’s new Prado.
Toyota is also known to be all geared up for the 2015 launch of its first mass produced Fuel Cell car. The Fuel Cell technology is highly speculated lately and the Johannesburg Motor Show might even prove to be a platform where Toyota will throw more light on its upcoming Hydrogen powered vehicle and offer some more details on the optimal and extremely efficient green car.
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