At the 2009 Tokyo Auto Show, Toyota fired a shot at all the writers who have been describing Japan's #1 automaker as beige. No, Toyota didn't actually say anything, it just unveiled its most exciting concept car of the past couple years: the successor to the Corolla GT-S, the FT-86. The company--which once boasted a lineup featuring three turbocharged sports cars but now has dealerships full of hybrids and sensible mid-sized sedans--looks to be returning to sporting form with a rear-wheel drive coupe made in conjunction with Subaru.

Well, at least it did. Over the holiday weekend, word leaked that Toyota, amid market concerns, decided to postpone the release of the FT-86 until 2013, a full two years after its initial release date. During the two-year push, we hear they plan to rethink the styling and drivetrain of the FT, possibly opting for a hybrid setup instead of the Subaru Boxer Engine. Before everything possibly changes for the worse, learn all about the car we hope Toyota builds...

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