Archive for March, 2012

Saturday March 31, 2012 01:28

Scion FR-S Canada Price = $25,990

The Canadian FR-S pricing is in, at $25,990, an impressive price considering the usual price premium that Canadians pay compared to the US market. This pricing has just been announced on Scion.ca. Note that freight charges are not included. Standard freight charges are $1495 so the base model FR-S will be $27,485 (manual) before taxes. [...]

Thursday March 29, 2012 12:50

BRZ Driven Full Review (by Racecomp)

We’ve seen plenty of professional automotive journalist reviews, but how about one from a tuner? Racecomp Engineering has shared their excellent full review with us after some time in the Subaru BRZ. Have a read inside.

Subaru’s Global marketing manager Atoshi Atake has given the best hint yet that the Subaru BRZ STI model is already in the works, saying to Autoexpress that “We have already had many requests from interested customers regarding a faster version. Let me say this – we will certainly satisfy our customers. We are already working [...]

Tokyo, March 28, 2012 – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, announced that cumulative sales of the new Subaru BRZ reached 3,551 units two months its introduction in Japan. This result, achieved between February 3rd and March 27th, is approximately quadruple the initial sales forecast for the period. The detailed ordering [...]

Wednesday March 28, 2012 10:55

Clip of 86 TRD Exhaust and Some AutoX

Some nice footage of a black 86 TRD model showing off its sounds (exhaust) and handling (negotiating some comes). Bonus pics inside as well.

Tuesday March 27, 2012 14:00

A Look at Subaru BRZ Lowered on Springs

Here’s a look at what lowered BRZs will look like. RaceComp has lowered the BRZ on their lowering springs, reducing the sizeable factory wheel gap. More pics inside.

Monday March 26, 2012 19:20

Toyota 86 Rally Car Build Preview

Here’s a video teaser by Toyota titled “TOYOTA 86 RALLY MOVING FULL THROTTLE” It previews the Toyota 86 Rally car which will be entered at the Tour de Kyushu Rally Race. Video inside.

Toyota has announced two race packages for the 86 in the Japanese market. The two full race packages are priced at $35,000 and $55,000. The higher priced race package includes 2 possible roll cage configurations, a safe fuel tank (30L or 85L), front/rear tow hooks, cut off switch, and air jacks. No word yet if [...]

Here’s a nice little driving footage video of the Subaru BRZ from Magazine Motorsport, showing some unique perspectives and some little features such as the shift light in action. Check out the video after the jump.

Now that the Scion FR-S retail pricing has been announced at ($24,930 after destination), are you still in our out for ordering an FR-S? See the results and let us know your decision in this POLL.