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.

Thursday November 7, 2013 16:34

Phastek continues sharing their great coverage from SEMA 2013, with plenty of pics from day 2 [Gallery].

The Scion FR-S has been named the Hottest Sport Compact at the SEMA show, making it two consecutive years it has won this award.

“We’re honored to take home the Hottest Sport Compact award two years in a row, reflecting fans’ continued excitement around the FR-S,” said Scion Corporate Manager Dave Harbuck. “Whether here at SEMA or out on the road, the FR-S is a true enthusiast’s car. The power and possibilities for personalization inspire our owners to take this car to new levels.”

The SEMA awards were given to the same four winners from last year’s show, including:

Hottest Sport Compact: Scion FR-S
Hottest Car: Ford Mustang
Hottest Truck: Ford F-Series
Hottest 4×4-SUV: Jeep Wrangler

Tuesday November 5, 2013 23:17

Phastek continues their great coverage of SEMA 2013. This time they take us inside to have a look at some booth cars.

Check out the gallery after the jump.

Tuesday November 5, 2013 15:00

FT86CLUB sponsor Phastek shares with us some great photo coverage of the 2013 SEMA show, which began yesterday.

Check out the small army of FR-S and BRZ in attendance at SEMA [photo gallery]

Toyota has announced the FT-86 Open Concept for the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show (next month), potentially signaling that a production 86 convertible is not so dead afterall.

More photos INSIDE.