Toyota 86. It will be the end of me

The day the newswires lit up with details of the new back-to-basics sports car from Toyota was the day I wanted to own one. I’d been so disheartened with the state of the automotive industry and the type of cars it was making for so many years, I’d all but switched off. Driven by marketing departments rather than… » 6/05/13 11:31pm 6/05/13 11:31pm

World Challenge Is The Best Sports Car Racing You've Never Heard Of

Let's get this out of the way first. This is simply the most Jalop series in racing today. Perhaps nothing more needs to be said than that the two front-running teams are the Cadillac CTS-Vs and the K-Pax Volvo S60s. If that doesn't float your boat it's almost guaranteed your favorite manufacturer is represented. » 4/18/13 10:09am 4/18/13 10:09am

'Super 86' Is A Wonderfully Monsterized Scion FR-S

I think pretty much everyone agrees the BRZ/FR-S/Toyota 86 triumvirate is a good time on four wheels, and we're just at the cusp of what will likely be a vast ocean of race-bred variations. It looks like the Monsterization machines over in Fukishima Prefecture have been working overtime, and the result is the Super 86. … » 3/11/13 3:32pm 3/11/13 3:32pm

Jeremy Clarkson Calls The Toyobaru 'One Of The Best Cars I've Driven In…

Underneath it all, Jeremy Clarkson is a car guy. He gets it. He loves the Toyobaru almost as much as we do. A sports car balanced towards driving joy, not towards pure numbers. The numbers thing, the how-fast-can-we-drag-race-a-bunch-of-cars, is the realm of people who think more is better, not better is better. The… » 11/22/12 2:00pm 11/22/12 2:00pm

First Turbocharged Subaru BRZ Boosted To 278 Horsepower

Toledo, Ohio's Accelerated Performance created a stir last month with the first turbocharged BRZ. When they popped up on the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club forum last month, John Visconti had squeezed 54.5 extra horsepower out of the Subaru BRZ's stock 2-liter engine. » 8/08/12 12:30pm 8/08/12 12:30pm