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(Photos): ONE BIG FAMILY: Over 200 cars turn up for FESTIVAL OF 86 in Sydney

Toyota 86 Chief Engineer, Tetsuya Tada (Tada San) attended a massive, by far the largest, Toyota 86/AE86 owners meet (known as Festivalof86) in the Southern Hemisphere to date, held on Saturday the 10th of August in Sydney Aust...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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Festival of 86 Meet in Sydney (Filled Up)

Toyota Australia has informed us that the #FESTIVALOF86 (Which is less than a week away) is now at max capacity (200 cars), so anyone who didn’t register via the official eventbrite site will unfortunately have to wait fo...
by Oliver Trako
 

 
 
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Wheels Magazine report: Toyota 86 Convertible axed!

Less than 6 months since Toyota unveiled the new concept and presented it at the Geneva Motor Show, according to Australia’s Wheels Magazine Toyota has now axed plans to build the convertible version of our popular car, f...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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Toyota 86, BRZ, AE86 Official Meet Up at Toyota Sydney HQ on Saturday, 10 August 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Toyota Australia is inviting all Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ and AE86 owners for a meet up and sausage sizzle at Toyota’s Sydney Headquarters for what is dubbed as the Festival of 86! On August 10 you can meet the man responsi...
by Oliver Trako
 

 
 
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300 Limited Edition Subaru BRZ S destined for Australia

The Subaru BRZ S concept is a BRZ kitted out with a number of official STI parts from Japan. We originally recorded the STI concept on video at the Australian Motor show in October of 2012. Please click here to see our live foo...
by Oliver Trako
 

 

 
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(Video): Nascar Powered Toyota 86 drifting in Melbourne footage available

The winner of the international Formula Drift Fan Favorite Driver of the Year award, Fredric Aasbo has starred in the first round of the Achilles Formula Drift Asia Championship at Calder Park held on the last weekend of April ...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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(Photos + Videos) 3 Teams compete for glory in Scion FR-S motorsports Tuner Challenges

The Tuner Challenge FR-S Edition is on. Three professional teams will use their creativity and expertise to create 3 custom FR-S performance machines (see images below this story). Over the course of a year, they’ll compete i...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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(Photos) A one-off OpenRoad Rocket Bunny FR-S with Rays alloys built

Vancouver-based tuner SR Auto Group recently got approached by a local Scion dealership, OpenRoad Scion, to transform their standard Scion FR-S into a one-off sexy beast with Rocket Bunny widebody kit and Rays alloys. Codenamed...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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(Photos) Toyota 86 makes racing debut at 2013 Bathurst Motor Festival over Easter weekend

Pedders Racing crew have ensured a Toyota 86 GT made it’s debut at the Bathurst Motor Festival at iconic Mount Panorama Circuit. Photo galleries can be found here and here. For all the race finish times, see the official ...
by Goran Has
 

 

 
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Scion FR-S 10 Series introduced at the New York Auto Show

Celebrating a decade in business Scion has introduced new special edition 10 Series model of Scion FR-S at the New York Auto Show recently. The 10 Series FR-S gains dual automatic climate control, keyless access with a push but...
by Goran Has
 

 
 
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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