The Subaru BRZ is a delightful little sports car that should be loved by all automotive enthusiasts. When it comes to the competition for the enthusiast dollar, however, it has a surprising uphill battle in front of it. That's due to the existence of the new ND Mazda MX-5 Miata. That car is the benchmark for relatively affordable plain-Jane...
The Subaru BRZ has etched its name into the Guinness Book of World Records, becoming the record-holder for accomplishing the “tightest 360-degree spin” in the world. Stunt driver and world record holder Alastair Moffat effectively steered the BRZ into the record books at the 2016 Autosport International Show. Show More Summary
British stunt driver Alastair Moffatt scored another world record at Autosport International, where he spun a Subaru BRZ around in a space of 21 feet - just 7 more than the length of the car. Continue reading Watch a Subaru BRZ nailShow More Summary
Stunt driver Alastair Moffatt has set the Guinness World Record for the tightest 360-degree spin in a Subaru BRZ. At 2.25 meters, or 7 feet, 4.6 inches, longer than the 13.9-foot BRZ, the new record beats the old record by 9.84 inches. The attempt took place over the weekend at the Autosport International Show's Live Action Arena in Birmingham...
The Guinness World Record was set in the UK with stunt driver Alastair Moffat behind the wheel.
The Subaru BRZ gets a limited-edition Series.HyperBlue model for 2016. That's as good a reason as any to revisit one of our favorite little sports cars. Continue reading 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue Quick Spin 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue Quick Spin originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:58:00 EST. Show More Summary
It’s the question that was posed pretty much the day after we learnt Toyota and Subaru were working together to build a new rear-wheel-drive sports car to eventually be known as the 86 and BRZ respectively: What will the high-performance...Show More Summary
The patent drawings closely resemble the turbocharged BRZ STI Performance Concept.
Or is it a super-hot Scion FR-S? It’s a little unclear, as the sleuths at Autoguide (who originally uncovered the drawings) note that Toyota (or as the youths call it, “Scion”) filed the Japanese patent, but the application listed Fuji Heavy Industries, parent company of Subaru, as the creator. All we know is, it’s something that needs to happen right now. Read more...
Subaru and Toyota now have a patent on the design for the STI Performance Concept in Japan, and that may suggest a more thrilling road car on the way. Continue reading Toyota and Subaru file patents for performance FR-S and BRZ Toyota...Show More Summary
Subaru plans to limit global production to around 1 million annual units, but the company has a lot of new product on the way, especially in the US. Expect to see a seven-seat CUV, a plug-in hybrid, and a second-generation BRZ in the coming years. Show More Summary
STI engineers want more power, but without all of the hardware associated with traditional exhaust-driven turbochargers.
One of the more seemingly production-ready concepts to emerge from the crazyfest that is the Tokyo Motor Show is the Toyota SF-R sports car. But with the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ already in the lineup, many have wondered if this sports car is destined to be its replacement. Read more...
Subaru Australia has launched the special Hyper Blue versions of its WRX, WRX STI and BRZ sports cars this week, following news of their coming back in August. As promised, availability of the new limited-edition variants is restricted to a total of 300 units, made up 200 CVT-equipped WRX Premium, 50 manual WRX STI Premium […]
German manufacturer Volkswagen will not offer a small sports car to rival the likes of the Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ and Mazda MX-5. The brand had played on the idea of a two-seat sports car in the past, and indeed developed a concept model, the Volkswagen BlueSport concept, in 2009. That show car has likely long-since […]
These are our first spy shots of a prototype for an updated version of the Scion FR-S that we’re expecting to be launched on the market in the second half of 2016, as a 2017 model. The FR-S, along with the car’s Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT 86 cousins, was launched on the market with great fanfare back in 2012 but since then sales have...
Toyota looks to be prepping a mid-cycle refresh for the GT86, known here in the US as the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ. Continue reading Scion testing updated FR-S Scion testing updated FR-S originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
A facelifted version of the Toyota 86 or Subaru BRZ has been caught testing in Europe by our spy photographers. With just the front and rear bumpers covered in disguise, it’s clear that this update won’t do anything to drastic to the coupe’s design. It’s not entirely clear which brand’s car we’re looking at here. […]
Subaru has released the pricing details on its two new Hyper Blue special editions, which include 500 BRZ coupes and 700 WRX STI sedans. Continue reading Subaru prices limited edition Hyper Blue models Subaru prices limited edition Hyper Blue models originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 05 Sep 2015 16:59:00 EST. Show More Summary
During the summer, Subaru announced that new limited-edition versions of both its WRX STI and BRZ were on the horizon. These cars are Series.HyperBlue editions, and now you finally know how much you'll have to spend to put one in your garage. Subaru has announced the pricing for both vehicles, which are set to go on sale this fall. The WRX STI...