Archive for September, 2012

Subaru has a bit of a nice surprise for BRZ fans at the 2012 Paris Auto Show in the form of the BRZ XT Line Concept car [photos inside]. No specs or details have been released for this hopped up specially badged BRZ yet, but if the XT badge is any indication, it may hint […]

Car and Driver pits the FR-S against one of the most acclaimed drivers cars currently available – the Porsche Cayman S, in a comparison featuring cars they say are uncannily similar in many ways except for one – PRICE. Find out INSIDE what which car they deem as the smarter money spent.

Gran Turismo 5 gets three new cars next Tuesday, September 25th and one of those includes the Subaru BRZ! Now you can race your identical BRZ twins and fraternal FR-S twins in some head to head racing.

The TRD Performance Line accessories are coming to Europe for the GT86 and will be debuting at the Paris Motor Show later this month. This represents the first time ever that TRD parts will be available in Europe. In Paris, Toyota will display a GT86 fitted with TRD parts. Each TRD part for the GT86 […]

Track instructor (and site member) ajay gives us his impressions of the FR-S and BRZ on the track from a recent track event at the Motor Sport Ranch Houston. As a BRZ owner, he’s no stranger to these cars, so read how he compares the twins on the track inside.

Monday September 17, 2012 18:17

5 FR-S + 1 BRZ + 5 AE86 = Great DFW Owners Cruise

Our DFW (Dallas-Ft. Worth) area members gathered this past weekend for a cruise and meet. All told, five FR-S, 1 BRZ and five AE86 were in attendance. Check out some event photos inside.

Monday September 17, 2012 11:38

GT300 BRZ Feature by Speedhunters

Great feature writeup on the GT300 BRZ race car by Speedhunters.

Thursday September 13, 2012 10:01

IIHS Top Safety Pick Awarded to FR-S/BRZ

Yet another accolade for the FR-S/BRZ, but this one involves its performance of another variety – safety. The twins have been named as 2012 Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which makes them the only sub-$30,000 sport coupes to make the list! Watch how the FR-S and BRZ perform in […]

Tuesday September 11, 2012 15:00

Top Gear: Driving 1000 miles in a Toyota GT86

Top Gear comes in with another assessment of the GT86, this time from a 1000 mile trip review. Here’s a preview quote: “This is hysterical. They’ve certainly given it a loose back end, as they say in reviewing circles. Often, with an engine of that smallness, you don’t have the power to hold a slide, […]