Archive for October, 2012

FT86CLUB members in attendance at this week’s SEMA show are all invited to join our member meet, tomorrow – Thursday Nov 1 at 7PM. The location will be Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Please see details INSIDE.

Wednesday October 31, 2012 11:04

Subaru BRZ STI Spied Testing on Nurburgring!

A Japanese test group has just been spotted [photos] at the Nurburgring driving what appears to be a prototype for the Subaru BRZ STI. This Subaru BRZ was being driven by some Japanese drivers, and accompanied by a rather large Japanese contingent off-track. The car wears most of the BRZ STI parts previewed by Subaru [...]

Not able to make it to SEMA? No problem. Look vicariously at the FR-S/BRZ builds on display at SEMA via this SEMA 2012 Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ Live Photos Thread.

There are thousands of customized vehicles at the SEMA show every year, representing the best and most outrageous of the $30 billion aftermarket. Every year there’s nothing more fun than picking the king. To determine which one was the most popular on the show floor, SEMA itself started counting the cars three years ago, giving [...]

Tuesday October 30, 2012 00:26

Directory of FR-S & BRZ at SEMA 2012

This is a comprehensive list of EVERY SINGLE FR-S/BRZ that we have discovered at SEMA.

As we reported earlier, the Scion Tuner Challenge is back, and this time, the tuners in the competition are bringing their skills to the all-new Scion FR-S. All three were given a stock 2013 Scion FR-S, $15,000, and just 3 months to complete their build. The three cars are John Toca from Chicago, Illinois, Daniel [...]

Friday October 26, 2012 09:39

TRD Japan Releases Race Ready Parts for the 86

TRD Japan has released some race spec parts lineup for the 86/FR-S. The parts categories include chassis, exterior, vision, safety gear, operation, instrument panel, seat, interior, air conditioning, audio, and others. Check out the full (translated) catalog inside, along with some photos.

Autocar has published its review and comparison which names its “Britain’s Best Driver’s Car 2012.” How did the FR-S/86/BRZ fare? We won’t spoil it for you, so read the full comparo inside.

Site member eurospeed has compiled and maintains our CEL / SL / Idle Issue Compilation List where FR-S/BRZ owners can reference the number of owners, their mileage, status of their cars along with other pertinent info with respect to the CEL/SL/idle issue. BACKGROUND While this idle issue may manifest itself as an initial dip, please [...]

Tuesday October 23, 2012 08:00

FR-S/BRZ Owners Meet in NY Over Weekend

Photos from this past weekend’s FR-S / BRZ owner’s meet in NY. See inside.