Toyota Racing Development has announced plans to introduce the 86 TRD Griffon concept at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon. It will reportedly offer performance on the same par as the Ferrari 458 Italia.

Toyota Racing Development has released the first details about their 86 TRD Griffon concept.

Set to debut at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon, the Griffon was recently tested at the Tsukuba Circuit where it posted an astonishing lap time of 1:01:872. For comparison, says the Ferrari 458 Italia takes 1:02.24 to complete the same task.

Official specifications won't be announced until the show kicks off on January 11th, but Toyota says the car has been equipped with a stiffer and lighter body as well as a track-oriented suspension and exhaust system.

Toyota 86 TRD Griffon concept teased for the Tokyo Auto Salon