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Second-generation Scion FR-S reportedly in the works

According to the Australian website motoring.au, the second generation of the Toyota GT86/Scion FR-S is in the works, or at least “down the road” as Toyota of Europe's Executive Vice President, Karl Schlicht, said at the Paris Auto Show.

"The GT 86 as you know has been enthusiastically received by the motoring press, but the market's not huge around the world for those kind of cars and they also have a bit of a lifecycle. So as a business it's tougher to justify, said Schlicht.

"But we are pretty serious about keeping the GT 86 pure and keeping a car like that in our line-up. Because in the past we dropped cars like the Celicas and fun cars, and we don’t want to lose that again. It hurts the image over time."

Schlicht would not say whether Toyota will continue to collaborate with Subaru for the next generation, putting the future of the BRZ in doubt.

Source: motoring.com