It’s a Guinness World Record attempt and they’re just waiting for it to be certified. Continue Reading...
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You don’t have to be rich to have a fun car. Continue Reading...
Driving fun can be had with dramatically fewer ponies and here’s the proof. Continue Reading...
The Scion brand may be a fading memory, but fans of affordable sports cars need not worry. In North America, the fun-to-drive FR-S is still available, just with Toyota badges and a new name for 2017. Continue Reading...
Some automakers put model-specific logos on their favorite children because of a vehicle’s rich history or just downright awesomeness. Continue Reading...
Ryan Tuerck and his team is delivering on the promise of a Ferrari-powered Toyota 86. Continue Reading...
Toyota has announced small increases for a few models. Continue Reading...
When Scion officially folds and the FR-S becomes a Toyota model this summer in North America, the car will be known as the Toyota 86. Continue Reading...
Enthusiasts wanted an affordable rear-wheel drive sports car, so Toyota delivered the Scion FR-S. It seems like the Japanese automaker is listening to its fans again for the mid-cycle refresh of its tail-happy coupe and will inject it with more performance. Continue Reading...
The Toyota 86 and the Subaru BRZ are receiving new updates this year for the Japanese market. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
Though the company recently released the GT86, Toyota is already getting ready to bring two new rear-wheel drive sports cars into its family, to slot above and below the GT86/FR-S. Continue Reading...
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...
“The car just comes alive with a nice set of tires.” Those are the words of Toyota VP Bob Carter, which were ringing in my ear after a chat I had with him at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Continue Reading...
The 2013 World Car of the Year was just announced at the New York International Auto Show this morning. Rising up against some stiff competition, Volkswagen’s versatile Golf drove away with the prestigious award. Continue Reading...
Scion FR-S owners in search of more power may have rejoiced when they heard TRD was planning a supercharger for the car, but they’re not going to be so excited once they find out what it costs. Continue Reading...
The FR-S surprised me with its winter weather capability. When equipped with snow-tires, the little Scion sports car managed to keep me from getting stuck or stranded. But there’s more to talk about with the car’s performance in the winter than just its tires. I can happily report that there haven’t been any significant concerns, but… Continue Reading...
In the warm weather there’s no doubt that the Scion FR-S is a great daily driver, but now in the colder winter, is that fact still true? Will the car be as fun in the snow? Or will it be too much fun; a dangerous handful with little-to-no control in slippery conditions? With the snow… Continue Reading...
The FR-S fervor that was last week’s SEMA show is now starting to come down. While almost every aftermarket company featured their latest product on the Scion or Subaru coupe, I took a moment to talk to the owners of what I believe is the most important FR-S of the show. Continue Reading...
Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly series: TGIF[R-S], where Features Editor Sami Haj-Assaad details the ownership experience of the Scion FR-S. If you haven’t seen the latest articles, be sure to check out the whole archive of them. It’s hard to believe but the Scion FR-S was inspired by a Toyota Corolla. Crazy isn’t it? How does… Continue Reading...
Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly series: TGIF[R-S], where Features Editor Sami Haj-Assaad details the ownership experience of the Scion FR-S. If you haven’t seen the latest articles, be sure to check out the whole archive of them. Continue Reading...
It’s now been three months of Scion FR-S ownership, and while it has been fun, there have been a few hiccups along the way. The car isn’t perfect and within a month I noticed some annoying teething issues. Thankfully, there have been some updates in regards to a pair of nagging issues with the FR-S… Continue Reading...
First generation cars tend to have some teething issues, and Scion‘s latest baby, the FR-S is not without it’s quirks. Owners of the FR-S can breathe a little easier thanks to a new technical service bulletin (TSB) that resolves an annoying noise emitted by the car. Continue Reading...
Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly series: TGIF[R-S], where Features Editor Sami Haj-Assaad details the ownership experience of the Scion FR-S. If you haven’t seen the latest articles, be sure to check out the whole archive of them. By now you’ve probably heard of every single great thing about the FR-S, like how it has impeccable balance,… Continue Reading...