Sunday November 24, 2013 08:49
There is apparent strife between Toyota and Subaru on the viability and desire for a convertible version of the 86 twins. The rhetoric battle is heating up between the two companies as they have each made opposing public statements on the potential for an 86 convertible model.
In short, Toyota says yes, we want it because the 86 is already designed for it, while Subaru says no because it would require a complete redesign of the car’s architecture.
Read more on the battle of words between the two companies after the jump.
Thursday November 21, 2013 21:54
The GPS Visualizer feature in GT6 can literally take real live driving data from the ECU of the Scion FR-S and download that data into the game to recreate your runs in the game.
Check out a demo of this system [Video]. Daijiro Yoshihara takes the car out to the tracks to see how real the game replay turns out.
Tuesday November 19, 2013 20:14
Subaru has just unveiled the Cross Sport Design Concept at the 2013 Tokyo auto show and it is effectively a thinly veiled BRZ shooting brake model.
Preliminary details and pics inside [to be updated].
Monday November 18, 2013 19:02
A look under the hood at the only TRD Supercharged Scion FR-S in the world, owned by Ken Stout Racing.
The KSR FR-S competes in the Pirelli World Challenge Series GTS class. Race footage can also be found after the jump.
Friday November 15, 2013 17:00
The Litchfield tuned BRZ participates in the EVO’s Track Car of the Year 2013 competition [VIDEO].
Wednesday November 13, 2013 16:30
Watch The Stig and Tiff Needell racing in the GT86 at the 2012 Top Gear Live Event [Video].
Tuesday November 12, 2013 20:00
Great introspective look at the ownership and hands-on personalization/modification experience of the BRZ and 86 cars. Read on.
Tuesday November 12, 2013 13:01
TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has announced [full announcement] that it will develop a GT86 R3 rally car as part of its customer motorsport program.
The rear-wheel drive sports car will be converted to R3 specification and made available to private competitors, with delivery expected for the 2015 season.
The car, which will be known as the TMG GT86 CS-R3, will be built according to R3 regulations, meaning it will have a six-speed sequential gearbox, limited slip differential, modified engine, adapted brakes and other upgrades.
Read more after the jump.
Sunday November 10, 2013 17:00
Check out day 3 coverage from SEMA 2013. Tons of pics in this set.
Sunday November 10, 2013 16:05
The 86 twins have been confirmed for the highly anticipated Forza 5 game, launching in less than two weeks – on November 22, 2013.