Originally Posted by TT6mT
Very interesting. From what I gather:
- Toyota provided the FRS design to Subaru.
- Subaru engineered the chasis and engine.
- Now Toyota is taking that chasis and having BMW put their suspension and engine into it.
Is Toyota going to then take the Subaru chasis, BMW suspension and have someone else put their engineering into a piece? The end product will be dubbed, The Picaso.
Agreed but I believe Toyota Group is investing heavily into the next fuel cell technology, so what I expect to see from this collaboration is Toyota developing a lot of the engine and chassis and BMW providing the carbon lightweight insight, design, small turbo motor, and of course the luxury aspect.
I could be way wrong but that's my guess. Regardless thought, if I see a ultra lightweight car produced, I'll be in heaven.