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August 3, 2013
 

Wheels Magazine report: Toyota 86 Convertible axed!

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Written by: Goran Has
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Wheels Magazine report: Toyota 86 Convertible axed!

Less than 6 months since Toyota unveiled the new concept and presented it at the Geneva Motor Show, according to ‘s Magazine has now axed plans to build the convertible version of our popular car, for financial reasons.

“While the model was never officially confirmed, the move to ditch the drop-top sports car comes as a surprise following the unveiling of a production-ready concept at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Industry journal Automotive News reports the convertible , and a possible turbocharged variant, have both been deemed not financially viable by . Sad news for 86 fans, but if the report is true, it’s a move that will see Mazda, and its venerable MX-5, give a massive sigh of relief”, was written on the Wheels Magazine front page.

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