Researchers at Mississippi State University have taken a regular Subaru BRZ, ripped out the boxer engine and replaced it with a lightweight hybrid system to create what they call "the car of the future.".. Continue Reading Mississippi...Show More Summary
Subaru engineers, you might want to take notice.
Mississippi State University's Bagley College of Engineering has re-thought the sports coupe. Continue reading This Subaru BRZ has a snowmobile engine and gets 104 mpg This Subaru BRZ has a snowmobile engine and gets 104 mpg originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The Subaru BRZ is such a great driver’s car, it might make you cringe when I tell you that Mississippi State University turned one into a plug-in hybrid. What won’t make you cringe, though, are the performance figures. Read more...
Subaru has rebuffed rumours out of the US that it is secretly working on a special mid-engined sports coupe prototype. As we recently noted, a report from US publication Car & Driver, citing a Subaru source, claimed it was testing a new Boxer mid-engined turbocharged prototype model, with two electric motors powering the front wheels and […]
Hot on the heels of the freshly updated, no-longer-a-Scion Toyota 86, it appears the Subaru BRZ is also due for a refresh. Continue reading Spy photos show 2017 Subaru BRZ facelift Spy photos show 2017 Subaru BRZ facelift originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The BRZ gets a minor nip-and-tuck.
he first spied images of the 2017 subaru brz have made their way online, following hot on the heels of official 2017 toyota 86 images that were released last week. following in the footsteps of it’s toyota-branded brother, the subaru...Show More Summary
Photos of the newly refreshed 2017 Subaru BRZ have surfaced online today, just days after the significantly re-styled 2017 Toyota 86 made its official debut. These photos, posted to enthusiast site FT86club.com after purportedly appearing on the Facebook profile of a smaller fan group, appear to have been snapped in a workshop or testing facility. […]
Toyota and Subaru won the hearts of many drivers with their pure-handling, well-priced BRZ and GT 86 coupes in 2012. But there's always been one thing holding Toyota's offering back from reasonably-priced perfection – a lack of power. Show More Summary
As lauded as Subaru is for its performance capabilities, a quick look at the company’s model lineup reveals that outside of the Subaru BRZ, which really is only half a Subaru, the closest thing to a performance model the company has is the WRX STI, and to a lesser extent, the Impreza. Show More Summary
Work has begun on a prototype that could become a new mid-engined successor to the Subaru BRZ, according to a report out of the US this week. The prototype, said to be a response to dealers looking for “something special”, would be worlds away from Subaru’s familiar image. But, then, talk of the BRZ was […]
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.