The Toyota S-FR concept has been shown for the first time at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
Devised to be an entry-level model, S-FR’s strengths are responsiveness and character that can make a new generation fall in love with driving. Toyota sees it as the kind of car that can attract its own die-hard fan base of drivers and customisers.
The design marries simplicity and compact design to bring human and machine closer together. An exceptionally lightweight body and a front engine/rear-wheel drive drivetrain contribute to responsive performance and direct handling, generating a real sense of connection between driver and car.
The design presents a long nose and wide stance for a classic sports car profile and the rounded bodywork adds to the S-FR’s welcoming appeal.
The engine has a front/midship location, with optimal weight distribution and independent suspension securing excellent cornering performance. A six-speed manual transmission supports smooth acceleration, adding to the car’s fun, responsive drive.