Let’s play a game of call and response. I say “Ford Mustang”, you say “Cars and Coffee mishaps.” I say “Tesla Model 3,” you say “panel gaps.” But if I say “Subaru BRZ,” you’re most likely going to first give a knowing nod of appreciation but then lament “needs more power.”
The Toyota 86 (GT86 everywhere else in the world) is getting a new “GT” trim. While it does very little for performance, it make the little rear wheel drive coupe a little better to drive and a little more bearable when sitting in traffic.
The Subaru BRZ STI Sport looks like a real key to happiness on a budget. Just imagine parking in the shade, hopping out and letting the wind catch your hair as you run down a mysteriously empty beach. It sounds like a dream, until you realize the car has the same, non-turbo four-cylinder engine as any other BRZ.
You may remember last week’s saga about a woman named Natalie, her BRZ, and the Vancouver-area dealership that briefly held her car for ransom because they found Facebook photos of her car at a track. I’m happy to report that things seem to be working out, but less happy to report that dealership employees have been…
Right on the outskirts of Tokyo, roughly an hour away by train, you can find in an unassuming and quiet suburb the headquarters of one of the most revered three-letter combinations in all of motoring: STi. For any diehard Subaru fan, a pilgrimage to the gallery at their headquarters in Mitaka is a must.
Subaru spilled all the oily beans today about two new enthusiast-targeted cars, the BRZ tS and the WRX STI Type RA. While some may be disappointed by the lack of a power bump to the tS (remember, tS stands for Tough Shit if you wanted a turbo) both cars do seem like a hell of a lot of fun. Here’s what we know about…
You would think an owner like Natalie is exactly the sort of person Subaru would want for the BRZ. She clearly adores the car, and hers is modified, personalized and prominent on her social media accounts. Plus, it’s actually used in the way it was designed to be used. So why did her dealer attempt to hold her 2015…
After years of teasing and hoping and praying, it is finally happening: a Subaru BRZ STI. But don’t get too excited, friends. The BRZSTI may be a more serious sports coupe, but the likelihood of a turbo under that hood is slim—and the reasons are pretty obvious.
What does this look like to you? This looks like a massive STI wing on a the trunk of a Subaru BRZ to me.
Hello there, relatively young millennial with your first real job looking for a sporty coupe! You might have had your eye on a Subaru BRZ or Toyota 86 for the “balance” and “handling.” Forget that noise. What you need in your life is a lightly used BMW 2 Series coupe, which are incredibly cheap at the moment.
While I was more than happy with the amount of power in the latest Toyota-badged Toyobaru, the 2017 Toyota 86, I realize that its continued existence relies on the approval of the masses who aren’t me. Those masses would really appreciate it if Subaru’s STi branch slapped a turbo on that lil’ 205 horsepower flat-four.…
Ah, the classic “mid-life” update. The facelift. That magical moment when a manufacturer can take stock of what’s working, what’s not, and makes a few choice changes. For cars that are already good—like the Subaru BRZ—the right improvements could make them great. Very rarely does an updated version of an already…
Driving the low and light Subaru BRZ is truly blissful. Predictable steering, great balance. But for the years the car’s been out, we’ve been hearing the same chief complaint from enthusiasts across the board: where are the birds?
What’s the difference between a professional drift Scion FR-S and a professional rally Subaru BRZ? It’s simple: one does jumps!
I hope you’re sitting down, because Fuji Heavy is going to blow your mind with some of the upgrades to the 2017 Subaru BRZ. There will be a Track Mode, a Performance Package, and five more horsepower! Hey Hellcat—you’re on notice.
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.