Archive for December, 2011

The 86 / FR-S is months away from release, but aftermarket support is already heating up. Seen in some new scans from a Japanese magazine are two new aero kits – from Nur and ings. Click on through for the scans.

Thursday December 29, 2011 14:00

Full Specs and Info on GREDDY SCION FR-S

To date, tuning company GReddy has been the only aftermarket company to have had a crack at upgrading the Scion FR-S, which is not surprising considering the FR-S won’t have its market release until Spring of next year. We’ve all seen many photos and videos (see here) of the GReddy FR-S, but now we get […]

We posted yesterday that Subaru will be showing two concept BRZ models at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon next month – the BRZ STI Concept and a new PROVA BRZ Black Edition Concept. We now bring you the first teaser image of the BRZ Black Edition, courtesy of PROVA. We’ve touched up the image a […]

For the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon set to open on January 13, 2012, Subaru will be displaying two concept versions of the BRZ sports coupe. One concept will be the BRZ STI Concept which has already seen a public debut. The other will be a new concept – the Subaru BRZ Black Edition by PROVA. […]

Monday December 26, 2011 13:51

Toyota 86 TRD to Officially Debut @ TAS 2012

We’ve already seen LEAKS and then PHOTOS of the Toyota 86 model and accessories, but its official reveal will finally come soon – at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. The Tokyo Auto Salon is much more tuner/tuning focused than the Tokyo Motor Show, so we wouldn’t be surprised to see additional ‘tuned’ models from aftermarket […]

Mike Kojima of MotoIQ pens an awesome technical article about the FR-S suspension, chassis, brakes, and differential! All your “how will lowering the car effect handling,” and “how much static camber,” and “is camber adjustable” questions are implicated here.

Site member Moto-P has undertaken a brief but informative review of some of the exterior cosmetic bit on the BRZ and FR-S / GT86. Of particular note is the confirmation that the headlights and tailights have the same dimensions (great news for those looking to swap lights), despite having different interior looks and configurations. Check […]

Here’s a nice new video of the Toyota 86 / GT86 with compilation scenes from prototype testing, on the track, and pulling off some drifts and performance driving. Some nice homage paid to the Toyota Sports 800 and AE86 as well. Click through for the video.

Tuesday December 20, 2011 11:57

Subaru BRZ in Black and Silver Seen For First Time

Besides the matte white BRZ at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, these are the first looks at a non-blue Subaru BRZ. A black and silver BRZ was on hand at a recent test drive event. Check out the photos INSIDE.