Showing posts in the category of Scion FR-S

Man Explains Why He Owns Five 1980s Toyota AE86 Coupes


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What makes a person buy not one, not two, but five identical cars?

Facelifted Toyota GT 86 Will Reportedly Arrive In 2016 With Sharper Looks, More Power


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The Toyota GT86 is approaching its first facelift since its launch in 2012, with the refreshed model to reportedly arrive in April 2016.

Toyota Drops UK Price of the MY2016 GT86, Adds More Colours and Wheels Options


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The Toyota GT86 just received some minor updates and a lower price tag for MY2016.

2016 Scion FR-S Gets Fresh Trims, Colors And Equipment


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Scion has just announced the 2016MY version of its FR-S sports car with some minor upgrades that will go on sale in the States in the beginning of June.

A Very Special 300hp Supercharged FR-S Visits Jay Leno


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You might remember this particular FR-S from Scion’s 10th annual Tuner Challenge during the last SEMA show.

Scion Brings Speedhunters’ “Maximum Attack” FR-S to 2015 Chicago Show


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Scion is going to display the winner of its 10th annual Tuner Challenge at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, the “MAXIMUM ATTACK” FR-S created by Speedhunters.

Best Of 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon Via Instagram Gallery


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Hold on to your butts because January 9 marked the beginning of the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon in Chiba, Japan. Over the years, the aftermarket automotive expo has consistently evolved and expanded to become the SEMA show of the Far East.

Watch This Wild 600HP Scion FR-S Drift Up A Terrifying Vermont Mountain Pass


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Formula Drift racing driver Ryan Tuerck goes way sideways in a sick 600hp Rocket Bunny Scion FR-S up an impossibly narrow mountain pass located in Vermont.

The video is the seventh episode of the third season of Tuerck'd, a web show that showcases the many tire-shredding exploits of Ryan Tuerck.

2017 Nissan Silvia Based On IDx Rumored To Rival Scion FR-S


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Nissan is allegedly reintroducing the iconic Silvia sports car to rival the Toyota GT86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ triplets, says an unofficial source (read: unreliable source). According to Motoring.com, the new Nissan Silvia will be based on the Nissan IDx concept and is slated for a late 2017 release.

Scion Boss Says FR-S Convertible and Turbo Engine Not Happening


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If you had high hopes for Scion, and consequently, Toyota and Subaru, releasing convertible and turbocharged versions of their FR-S, GT 86 and BRZ sports car, consider them dashed.

Cosworth Launches Power Packages for Toyota GT86 / Subaru BRZ


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There’s probably not a single automotive reviewer out there that didn’t at one point comment that the Toyota GT86 / Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S need (and could handle) more power.

Now, Cosworth has announced two power packages for the Subaru-developed FA20 engine, the more potent of which pushing the horsepower up to 280.

Scion FR-S Gains Targa Version for SEMA


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Scion’s biggest surprise for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas is by far the FR-S T1 targa top version, built by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs.

Next-Gen Toyota GT86 Hinted at in New Report


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As unlikely as it seemed at first, Toyota and Subaru really did come together to create what is proving to be quite a popular affordable sports car.

Toyota’s side of the deal meant it could sell considerably more cars than Subaru, so the latter could have felt wronged; it didn’t and according to a report, the two manufacturers will stay together for the creation of the next-gen interpretation.

Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 Arrives in US Dealerships with a $29,990* Price Tag


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As far as limited series vehicles go, 1,500 units is a rather big number, but given that the Scion FR-S is an affordable, mass-produced sports car, Toyota thought 1,500 is exclusive enough.

How Toyota and Subaru Arrived at the GT86 / BRZ Project


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Thanks to the collaboration between Toyota and Subaru, the affordable rear-wheel drive coupe is a reality once again, much to the delight of gearheads everywhere.

IIHS Crashes Small Cars with Greatly Varying Results


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It goes without saying that, one of today’s cars’ selling points is safety. However, since it’s no longer just about the passive stuff (crumple zones, seatbelts), and the active (sensor-assisted, self-braking, self-steering) end of the spectrum is where it’s at, the concept itself has become far more nuanced.

Mystery Toyota GT 86 Prototype with Carbon Fiber Hood, Roof and Boot Spied on the 'Ring


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We'll cut straight to the chase here. A new Toyota GT 86 prototype covered in carbon fiber begs the question whether the Japanese firm is working on a track-focused, lightweight edition of the coupe without any changes under the hood or a true high-performance version for the road.

Toyota May Leave Subaru in the Dust for BMW Sports Car Partnership…Maybe


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The Toyota/BMW partnership is a wonderful thing to enlightened enthusiasts. Two storied makes (that have lost some petrolhead respect over the years) working together to build fast, exciting, likely hybrid, maybe front-engine, maybe mid-engine, perhaps Porsche-rivaling sports cars? Sign us all up. If any of the rumors are true. Or maybe it would be terrible. Contrary to popular belief, we don’t actually know.

2015 Scion FR-S Gets Shark-Fin Antenna, Plus Minor Suspension and Cosmetic Updates


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Following in the suit of the 2015 Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ, Scion has applied the same line of updates to its North American FR-S coupe.

Scion FR-S Turbo Four-Door Purportedly Detailed via Unofficial Source


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In spite of previous rumors that have so far proven untrue and slightly incredible, there’s still talk of adding a second set of doors to the Scion FR-S (and we assume the other two differently badged models too). Rumor has it, that it will happen, sometime in 2016.