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Old 11-01-2015, 12:03 PM   #309
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I bet if any model gets the roof in America it will be a BRZ STi.
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:31 PM   #310
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My guess is that the carbon fiber roof will require add'l crash testing for US consumption, so we won't get it.

Considering how thin the roof sheet metal is, I wonder what the weight savings would even be.

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Old 11-01-2015, 12:35 PM   #311
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Minimal but it is all about street cred. "I got CF roof, yo!"
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Old 11-01-2015, 01:52 PM   #312
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Minimal but it is all about street cred. "I got CF roof, yo!"

Yup. It would look good, though.


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Old 12-06-2015, 05:11 PM   #313
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And a couple other spy shots:



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Old 12-06-2015, 05:46 PM   #314
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The white one is definitely 'shopped.
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:11 PM   #315
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Please tell me this is just a bad Photoshop rendering:
Lol, that Photoshop picture looks like they found the very guy who did the last facelift on the 7th Generation Toyota Celica.
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:24 PM   #316
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This GT86 is a photoshop, I see small mistakes.
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This is stupid to say but....


Dealer told me that for MY2018/MY2019 FR-S, he was told at meeting (in late OCT):

"...the Scion FR-S will enter a new generation with more performance upgrades. I am 100% and i'll bet you 10% discount on car price it will. If I win, you purchase a new one (FR-S) with 10% discount on my part. If there is no new performance upgrades of at least 22hp, I will give you all 4 tires brand spanking new for free and 1yr oil changes on my dealership."


I shook on this.


I feel 80% sure he is right based on the evidence you guys have compiled.... well... the bits of evidence lol


...still my gut feeling tells me his words are true. I do hope its upgraded to 220hp and not +22 LOL


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That can mean only one thing! IT"S TURBO!!!!!! OMG! The day has come!

I think so too. But, not because of picture. I think turbo because of FA20DIT on WRX. If Subaru did it with their own DI, I think Toyota will do something similar, or else scratch out FA20 for a non flat engine of theirs.

I kinda want it to stay FA20 but with Subaru's DI for turbo!


Plus that [lame] rumor of a electric turbo.
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I feel 80% sure he is right based on the evidence you guys have compiled.... well... the bits of evidence lol


...still my gut feeling tells me his words are true. I do hope its upgraded to 220hp and not +22 LOL

The idea is to use a new intake manifold, a new ecu mapping and to change a bit the internals (e.g., use lighter pistons with less friction). The latter could provide an engine that revs higher and this can increase the max. output even more. Overall, I think they can approach the barrier of the 220hp which is a nice improvement! In fact, there is already a car with these changes. It is the latest GRMN prototype car. It has a maximum output of 219ps/7300 rpm.


Any rumors about using the FA20DIT engine don't make sense. They could take such a decision 4-5 years ago. Now it is too late to go into such direction. Not because of the turbo, but mainly because of the combination (2.0 Liter engine + turbo). A more appropriate candidate could be the FB16DIT engine which is 1.6 Liter, but this is a decision for the new model and not the revision/facelift model.

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FR-S / BRZ facelift and buttlift spotted!

No way ...... >.>


Things is the more I looked @ the car.. the front end is starting to look like Scion tC with a wider mouth to me.... LoL


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What happened to the piston badges?
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This GT86 is a photoshop, I see small mistakes.
Well, there are more than "small" mistakes in this shopped.
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