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 |  Jul 07 2014, 2:24 PM

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Subaru has confirmed it is planning another generation of its lightweight, affordable sports car the BRZ. 

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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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 |  May 29 2014, 2:19 PM

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Pricing for the 2015 Subaru BRZ has been announced with the model getting a slight bump in cost.

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 |  Mar 02 2014, 5:28 PM

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Wondering if the Mitsubishi Mirage has a place in the North American market? This week’s most popular video watched on AutoGuide was our Mitsubishi Mirage ES review.

In addition, sports car enthusiasts are checking out how the Ford Fiesta ST stacks up against the Subaru BRZ while other shoppers are curious to see how the new Honda Civic coupe is.

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 |  Feb 14 2014, 3:01 PM

Ask AutoGuide No. 36


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Unlike past installments of Ask AutoGuide we’re taking a moment to help one of our own this week. Don’t like it? Well then, how about you send us some car-buying questions then? How’s that sound? In any event road-test editor Mike Schlee could use a new ride. He’s the proud owner of a first-generation Mazda Miata that’s sitting just shy of 200,000 miles.

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 |  Feb 14 2014, 8:28 AM

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Subaru has plans to bring a new special edition model of the BRZ to market, a car which will be revealed in the next few months.

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 |  Feb 02 2014, 2:32 PM

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The all-new Lamborghini Huracan is poised to be a formidable successor to the best-selling Gallardo exotic. And while photos certainly do the car justice, automotive enthusiasts around the world just couldn’t wait to see and hear the Huracan in action, which is why our Lamborghini Huracan video is our most watched video of the week.

In addition, sports car enthusiasts are seeing how the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST compares against the 2014 Subaru BRZ, and checking out if the 2014 Honda Civic Coupe lives up to the Civic name.

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 |  Jan 05 2014, 8:06 PM

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Cross-shopping sports cars? AutoGuide has you covered with its most watched video of the week, the 2013 Subaru BRZ vs. 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI comparison.

Or perhaps you’re in the market for a sporty and fun compact car? Our MINI Cooper S vs. Fiat 500C Abarth video will definitely interest you. Lastly, there’s our Toyota Highlander review for those looking for something roomier with more cargo space.

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 |  Dec 20 2013, 5:56 PM

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Rumors of a Scion FR-S sedan model have been floating around all year long but now they’re picking up steam, with the latest claiming that the car will arrive in 2016 with a turbocharged engine mated to a hybrid drivetrain. 

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 5:15 AM

Subaru-Cross-Sport-Design-Concept-Main-Art2The Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S are two of the most impressive vehicles introduced in the last five years. They offer enthusiasts affordable performance courtesy of a rear-wheel-drive chassis that’s second to none. But could Subaru be working on a more utility-focused version of the BRZ? The company’s Cross Sport Design Concept seems to indicate they’re up to something.

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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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 |  Oct 31 2013, 7:31 AM

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The Subaru BRZ Premium Sport Edition has hit the Japanese market, derived from the Premium Sport Package that was revealed earlier this year at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon.

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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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 |  Sep 08 2013, 3:32 PM

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There’s no denying the performance and handling capabilities of the Subaru BRZ from the factory, but one thing’s for sure, the stereo leaves something to be desired.

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 |  Aug 31 2013, 5:02 PM

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Now that our project Subaru BRZ is handling and sitting properly, it’s time to give it wheels worthy of its good looks and a performance kick.

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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 23 2013, 5:41 PM

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The 2014 Subaru BRZ is getting a slight price increase of $100, with the BRZ Premium starting at $26,390 including a $795 destination and delivery fee.

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 |  Aug 19 2013, 3:31 PM

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First rumored to be a BRZ STI model, the Subaru BRZ tS has become official in Japan with sales starting immediately.

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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 06 2013, 3:13 PM

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Those hoping that the Subaru BRZ STI being teased on the Japanese website would turn out to be a turbocharged, high-performance sports car will be in for a disappointment.

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 |  Aug 04 2013, 11:09 PM

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The official website of Subaru Tecnica International (STI) in Japan has posted up images teasing that the Subaru BRZ STI model will be “coming soon.”

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 |  Jul 09 2013, 9:32 AM

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Subaru Australia has announced a new “Sports Pack” that outfits the BRZ with a collection of STI-branded modifications.

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 1:31 PM

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I’ve now had my FR-S for exactly one year, but has the purchase proved worth it, or was it all just hype with the usual first-year car headaches? Continue Reading…

 |  May 06 2013, 9:32 AM

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General Motors is still eyeing the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ with envy, and that’s a good thing.

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