Scion FR-S Boss Wants The Toyobaru To Spawn Multiple Models

How would you like to see a whole family of models spawned from the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT-86/Subaru BRZ like what BMW has done with Mini? If your answer is "hell yes," then you'll be happy to know that Tetsuya Tada, the chief engineer of the Toyobaru, wants that to happen as well. » 3/13/13 12:06pm 3/13/13 12:06pm

'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

GT86-R Marangoni Eco Explorer introduced in Geneva uses petrol and/or…

"To make the car more eco-friendly, it has been equipped with a Bigas International NH3 engine system that uses ammonia to enable the model to have zero emissions at low speeds. When more performance is required, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine takes over. While it normally produces 200 HP (147 kW), this… » 3/08/13 11:53am 3/08/13 11:53am

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

Does The Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S Need A Turbo?

Two of the most acclaimed cars of the past year have to be the Toyota/Subaru twins, the BRZ and the FR-S. While they aren't the fastest or most luxurious cars on the road, they have a fantastic chassis, great gearbox, and some sublime handling that you can drift at the flick of a wrist. » 7/20/12 12:20pm 7/20/12 12:20pm

From Barcelona To Budapest In A Toyota GT 86

Nino Karotta’s videos have appeared on Jalopnik since 2009. He shaved his head and bore arms to test a Mercedes–Benz S600 AMG, learned to drive a Formula One car and, lately, teamed up with video whiz kid György Szeljak to create the Hungarian Wolverine series, where he drove a BMW M5, his old Renault Avantime and a… » 7/04/12 5:30pm 7/04/12 5:30pm

V8 Powered Toyota GT-86 Goes Drifting

The Toyota GT-86 or Scion FRS as it will be known over here, is the lightweight driver's car that proves Toyota can build a car that avoids the beige. Amidst concerns from some regarding the car's 200 horsepower output it appears someone has already devised a perfect way to put concerns about power in the car to rest. » 3/31/12 9:00am 3/31/12 9:00am

Toyota GT 86 is the production version of the FT-86

After a freaking eternity of teasers and concepts, we've now learned the Toyota FT-86 will be called the Toyota GT 86 when it debuts at next week's Tokyo Motor Show and goes on sale next year (it'll supposedly be called the Scion FR-S here). You didn't think they'd call it the FT-86, did ya? » 11/26/11 9:03pm 11/26/11 9:03pm