BMW and Toyota to collaborate on possible sports car

BMW and Toyota to collaborate on possible sports car

Toyota FT HS Concept
BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation are pursuing their “strategic long-term cooperation” in the field of “sustainable mobility” by recently signing agreements to collaborate for the joint development of a fuel cell system, architecture, lightweight technologies, and more interestingly, components for a new sports car.

The companies have agreed to set-up a feasibility study to define a joint-platform concept for a midsize sports vehicle that is to be completed by the end of 2013. This could be the partnership that could lead to a next-generation Toyota Supra, but possibly with a “green” twist.

The two car-manufacturing giants have also signed an agreement to begin collaborative research on lithium-air batteries, a post-lithium-battery solution.

This is not the first time BMW and Toyota have collaborated. In December 2011, they signed a partnership for developing next-generation environment-friendly vehicles and technologies, during which time the two companies also signed a contract under which BMW Group is to supply diesel engines to Toyota Motor Europe.

What do you think?



  1. This is the most amazing news i get to hear from my two top favorites.

  2. Formula should be = Reliability of Toyota + Engineering of BMW

  3. Porsche consulted Toyota for the first generation Boxster as to figure out ways to make the car competitively priced.

  4. well it means finally Germans accepted that Toyota is not shit………hahahahah …… yes after LFA they have to!!

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