Subaru Smack Down

Ask the Subaru Chief Yasuyuki Yoshinaga about the possibility of a Subaru convertible and he will probably laugh in your face. In an effort to undercut the efforts of Toyota to make the Scion FR-S a convertible the Sabaru Chief said:

“Our engineering department told me that losing the entire roof requires a complete redesign of the structure. It would need a big change.”
Subaru’s vocal skepticism and Toyota’s persistent teasing of a convertible concept suggest an underlying clash for creative control of the zippy little car.

My bet is on Toyota absolutely making this happen.

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