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2012 Geneva Motor Show: New Subaru BRZ sports coupe

The wait is finally over, as the 2012 Geneva Motor Show sees Subaru show its new BRZ sports car in full production specification in Europe for the first time. What is it? Put simply, the Subaru BRZ is a lightweight 2+2 sports c...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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VIDEO: Toyota Engineers Explains GT 86 in Bad English!

Tetsuya Tada, Toyota’s Chief Engineer for the development of the GT 86 sports coupe, was on hand at the Geneva Motor Show to explain his ‘baby’. For whatever reason, at the Swiss venue he chose to speak about the car in E...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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Videos: Toyota GT 86 outfitted with a 5.0-liter V8

The Toyota GT 86 has only been on the market for a few months, but that hasn’t stopped Japanese drifter Max Orido from replacing the 2.0-liter boxer engine with something a little more potent. His engine of choice? The 5....
by Oliver Trako
 

 

 
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First 86 Scion FR-S Buyers Get The Royal Treatment

The first 86 Scion FR-S buyers are getting all sorts of special perks, as we were first to report. We just didn’t know what the perks were until now. If you’re not one of the first 86 buyers you may not want to keep...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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Video & Review: The Subaru BRZ runs the quarter in 15.3 seconds

Distill the comprehensive goodness of the 2013 Subaru BRZ down to a single desirable property and it is this: Profound control. It is the rear-drive BRZ’s competence in those pivotal split seconds as the limit of grip app...
by Oliver Trako
 

 

 
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VIDEO: Toyota 86 doing donuts in parking lot

The official Toyota world youtube channel have released a new video of the Toyota 86 doing donuts in a parking lot. The company wanted to showcase how light and yet full of grip is its latest creation, the Toyota 86. There’s ...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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Toyota 86 crashes while drifting in a parking lot in Japan

The Toyota 86’s most valuable asset is its chassis and in the real world, this translates into great handling abilities. Of course, since we’re talking about a car coming from Japan, its creators knew that many drivers won...
by Oliver Trako
 

 

 
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Chief Engineer Tada San confirms supercharged & turbocharged variants are under consideration

According to chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, Toyota is considering increasing performance by creation of a faster and more focused version of the coupe to be released later in the car’s life-cycle. “I’ve been asked a lot abo...
by Oliver Trako
 

 
 
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Detroit 2012: Scion FR-S Drift Car

Detroit has thrown up a number of interesting concepts and production cars. One of these was the Scion FR-S drift car, pictured here by Autoblog. The Scion FR-S is essentially the Scion variant of the Toyota GT 86, which itself...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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Subaru: Stripped-out BRZ Heading For UK

If the prospect of a pared-down £16K GT 86 got you salivating, but frustrated you for not being UK-bound, Subaru might just have the answer: it’s set to launch its own stripped-out version of the BRZ coupe. Initially the...
by Goran Has