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 |  Jun 25 2014, 7:50 AM

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When these spy photos hit our inbox, we were skeptical right away. 

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 |  Jun 24 2014, 7:15 AM

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The Scion FR-S will return to this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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 |  Jun 23 2014, 12:02 PM

 

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The opportunity for Toyota to lay with better bedfellows might mean and early death for Subaru’s BRZ sports car.

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 |  Apr 19 2014, 9:29 AM

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We will get our first look into Scion‘s future at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show.

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 |  Apr 12 2014, 12:31 PM

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Scion is readying an even hotter version of its FR-S and it’ll be arriving this fall.

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 |  Apr 03 2014, 6:53 AM

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Toyota and Sony want you to relive your track experience in Gran Turismo 6, and has created the technology to do so.

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 |  Feb 19 2014, 8:44 PM

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Given how popular the Scion FR-S is with the automotive media, including ourselves, it might come as a surprise that sales of the sports car aren’t exactly impressive.

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 |  Jan 22 2014, 12:30 PM

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Although there have been reports to the contrary, Scion is still investigating the feasibility of bringing a convertible version of the FR-S to market. 

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 |  Jan 10 2014, 5:03 PM

86s Invade Tokyo Auto Salon


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If you thought the hype in Japan around the Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ would die any time soon, think again. This year’s Tokyo Auto Salon continued to be packed with both makes, as the Japanese aftermarket continues to embrace the platform.

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 |  Jan 10 2014, 8:01 AM

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Toyota motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has fielded plenty of Toyota GT86s in different racing series around the world and now they’ve taken what they’ve learned and applied it to the street.

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 |  Nov 12 2013, 8:01 AM

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Toyota Motorsport GmbH has revealed its GT86 CS-R3 rally car as part of its customer motorsport program.

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 |  Nov 07 2013, 11:03 AM

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It may not have been as overwhelming as it was last year, but the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S were still two of the most popular customized cars on display at the SEMA Show.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 8:13 PM

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An exciting collection of modified Scion FR-S vehicles are at the 2013 SEMA Show, headlined by a Supra-powered creation by GReddy and Scion Racing.

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 |  Oct 30 2013, 9:37 PM

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The three Tuner Challenge tCs won’t be the only cars filling up Scion’s booth this year at SEMA Show; five other modified Scions will also make their presence known including some wild FR-Ses.

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 |  Oct 30 2013, 8:31 AM

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Nissan‘s answer to the Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ is heading to the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show for its public debut.

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 |  Oct 05 2013, 2:02 PM

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The Scion FR-S convertible has been delayed indefinitely, according to a recent report sourcing unidentified Toyota insiders.

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 |  Sep 09 2013, 8:31 AM

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Despite slumping sales, a U.S. Toyota executive has confirmed that the Scion brand won’t be seeing new models any time soon.

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 |  Aug 24 2013, 3:03 PM

As great as the Subaru BRZ handles from the factory, a set of coilovers to give the sports car a lower stance and to enhance its handling capabilities was a top priority. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 21 2013, 4:45 PM

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It comes as no surprise to hear that Toyota is working to generate more power for its popular 86 model, known as the Scion FR-S in America. The latest report does, however, contradict past rumors of a turbocharged engine, instead pointing towards something larger under the hood.

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 |  Aug 19 2013, 5:01 PM

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At Toyota’s national dealer meeting in Atlanta this month, the Japanese automaker showed off a Scion FR-S convertible concept and a drawing of a subcompact crossover concept, hinting at things to come.

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 |  Aug 10 2013, 12:00 PM

Naming the Scion FR-S was AutoGuide‘s 2013 Car of the Year wasn’t enough for the enthusiasts in our building. Features Editor Sami Haj-Assaad bought one, and now it’s my turn to get its counterpart into the stable – the Subaru BRZ.

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 |  Aug 09 2013, 8:32 AM

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Scion product sales are struggling across the board… with one exception.

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 |  Aug 08 2013, 1:05 PM

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Rumors have been spreading that Toyota has killed off all hopes of a convertible variant for its 86 model, but it appears those may be  false.

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 |  Jul 08 2013, 5:47 PM

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After teasing that a special GT86 model would be heading to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Toyota has revealed that it is indeed the TRD Griffon GT86 that made its debut earlier this year at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

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