Toyota S-FR concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor ShowEnlarge Photo
It looks like all the reports about a Toyota sports car smaller than the GT 86 (Scion FR-S for American readers) are about to prove true. Toyota is previewing the new entry-level sports car with a concept that was unveiled this week. The concept is called the S-FR, and it’s set to make its debut in a few weeks at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
2018 Audi Q5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-MedienEnlarge Photo
A prototype for Audi’s next-generation Q5 crossover was spotted this week, and this time there was barely any camouflage gear. The new Q5 adopts Audi’s latest MLB Evo platform and for the United States will be sourced from a plant in Mexico. Look for a reveal sometime next year.
2016 BMW M4 GTSEnlarge Photo
This week we saw BMW’s new M4 GTS finally make its debut in production form. As expected, the car packs a water injection system aimed at boosting power while at the same time curbing fuel consumption. Peak output is an impressive 493 horsepower, which sees this track special lap Germany’s Nürburgring in only 7:28—11 whole seconds faster than Alfa Romeo’s Giulia Quadrifoglio.
2016 Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R race carEnlarge Photo
This beast of a machine is the new Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R race car designed by Germany’s Callaway Competition, an offshoot of famous American Corvette tuner Callaway. Designed specifically for GT3 competition, the new race car delivers up to 600 horsepower and is available for order now.
2016 Ford GT race carEnlarge Photo
Another equally stunning race car we saw this week was the new endurance racer based on the upcoming Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT supercar. Still in testing, the race car recently took to Daytona International Speedway for some high-speed runs. This week we saw a gallery and video from the test.
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4SEnlarge Photo
Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, 2015 Tokyo Motor ShowEnlarge Photo
Nissan is bringing an updated version of its Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo to this month’s 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Although the concept isn’t destined for production, it does preview styling themes for the next-generation R36 GT-R which is expected to go on sale in 2018, as a 2019 model.
1996 Koenigsegg CC prototypeEnlarge Photo
This, believe it or not, is the very first Koenigsegg ever built. It’s the original prototype that Christian von Koenigsegg and his team built before production of Koenigsegg’s first customer car, the CC8S, started. Today the prototype resides in a museum near the Swedish capital Stockholm.