Car designers draw inspiration from all walks of life, sometimes from nature, other times from architecture. For Toyota’s FT-1 car concept, the inspiration came from an entirely unexpected place—modern day superheroes. With its graphite exterior paint and supple, saddle-colored leather, the FT-1 is ready to help fight evil with the simple rev of an engine.
After its debut in January at the North American International Auto Show, the FT-1 concept underwent multiple changes, the most notable being the change from black leather to a saddle-color that enhances the all-natural grain. Based on the high-tech performance materials used for today’s superhero costumes, the leather interior has painted brown edges that enhance the luxurious experience.
This stunning new concept car, which was developed by Calty Design Research in Newport each, first went on display at the Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival gala. While it’s likely it won’t reach production, the FT-1 will be available to download on Gran Turismo 6 for PlayStation3. If you are looking for a Toyota worthy of your own superhero, stop in to Krause Toyota Scion today!