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“Future Toyota Adventure Concept” Hints of New Off-Roader to Come

Toyota FT-AC could fill gap left by demise of FJ Cruiser.

by on Nov.30, 2017

Toyota's new FT-AC Concept debuted in Los Angeles and offers some insight into how the maker may replace the FJ Cruiser.

With utility vehicles now accounting for half of the American automotive market, manufacturers are reluctant to leave any gaps open. This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is full of new utes plugging empty “white space,” and as the two-day media preview wraps up, Toyota weighs in with its FT-AC concept.

In this case, the Future Toyota Adventure Concept aims to plug a gap left open by the demise of the old FJ Cruiser, and picks up on the earlier FT-4X prototype unleashed at the New York Auto Show last April.

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“FT-AC is a catalyst,” said Jack Hollis, general manager of the Toyota division. “It’s a medium for breaking everyday routine.” (more…)