1) Front-engine: Self-explanatory.
2) Used in races: As random cars on Brucie's races and in Multiplayer.
3) Tuning: The Futo is a tuner with the Futo GT.
4) Obvious anagram: Futo is an anagram for Tofu, possible reference to Initial D.
5) Great handling: it is very quick and it handles corners very well.
I tought someone would realize the initials spelled 'Futo', but nobody did so I tried to make it 'Futo GT'.