Toyota in-house tuner TRD will debut a special version of the GT-86 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Continue Reading...
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Whether you call it the Toyota GT 86, the Scion FR-S or the Subaru BRZ, as perfect as this new compact sports car is, if there’s one common request to make it even better, it’s that it could use a little more power. Continue Reading...
Toyota’s GT 86, called the Scion FR-S in North America, has been billed from the beginning as an affordable sports car engineered for enthusiasts, so makes sense that the company would offer a list of customization accessories to personalize the sport coupe. Continue Reading...
After recently announcing a sponsorship of Canadian drifter Pat Cyr, Scion has released a video of the professional taking the FR-S on the track for some tire burning action. Continue Reading...
The Toyota GT86 will be known as simply the 86 in the Middle Eastern market, and the car has now officially launched in the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading...
Building a car that is fun to drive as well as affordable was the prime objective of Toyota with the GT86, and these videos posted by Toyota Europe discuss how the car was put together to achieve its nimble handling. Continue Reading...
We were well aware that Gazoo Racing was working on a pair of Toyota GT 86 race cars and a Lexus LFA for the upcoming Nürburgring 24 Hours race, and now Toyota Swiss Racing Team will be joining it with another pair. Continue Reading...
Ever since the Toyota GT 86 became official, sports car enthusiasts worldwide have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of either a turbocharged or supercharged variant. And for now, Toyota won’t be offering a supercharged or turbocharged variants of its greatest new sports car, but Gazoo Racing has decided to build its own GT 86 using… Continue Reading...
Can’t get enough of the Toyota GT 86 / Scion FR-S? Neither can we. The all-new sports car from the Japanese automaker is starting to make its way to America and it couldn’t be soon enough. Continue Reading...
The Toyota GT 86 generates enough buzz by itself, but it’s hard to resist looking at pictures of a race-modified version like the one in our gallery below. Continue Reading...
If you’ve been holding your breath for a Scion FR-S turbo announcement, it’s best to exhale now. The Japanese automaker has confirmed that the FR-S won’t see a turbocharged variant from the factory, at least for the time being. This really isn’t a huge surprise, but we all kept our fingers crossed hoping that Scion… Continue Reading...
Americans haven’t even seen the Scion FR-S in dealerships yet and Japanese tuners are out in Japan crashing the beloved Toyota GT 86 at drift events. When a rear-wheel drive car is going anywhere from 60-80 mph and flinging itself sideways, there’s a very good chance it’ll crash sooner or later. That’s part of the… Continue Reading...
It’s billed as an affordable sports car and at $24,200 it is. Unfortunately, if your bank account balance is more like $10 then the Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S on our shores) is still out of reach. But imagine we told you you could build your very own Scion FR-S… for free! Sound too good… Continue Reading...
Toyota is extremely proud of its new GT 86, and out in Japan, its motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has built a pair of GT 86s to compete in the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours race. The race will take place from May 17th to the 20th and Gazoo Racing will also be fielding a Lexus LFA… Continue Reading...
It’s not often that a game changing sports car comes out onto the market. The Toyota GT 86 / Scion FR-S is exactly that, and it’s clear that tuners and aftermarket product manufacturers are just as excited for the platform as automotive enthusiasts are. There’s little to no doubt in our minds that the Scion… Continue Reading...
The Toyota GT 86 will be making its way to America soon as the Scion FR-S, and the Japanese automaker wanted to remind the general public that not only was the vehicle built with passion, but they would like us to drive with passion. The clip is made to get our blood flowing in anticipation… Continue Reading...
We fell in love with the Toyota GT 86 when we first drove it, so how could it get any better? Well, try more than doubling the car’s factory displacement by swapping out the Subaru-sourced 2.0-liter boxer 4-cylinder for a 5.0-liter V8. Donated from a Lexus IS-F, this custom machine is the ride of choice… Continue Reading...
When it hits Scion dealers in June, the 2013 FR-S will be priced from $24,200 according to a leaked dealer document. That puts it just $50 under the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Included in that price will be the 200 hp 2.0-liter direct-injection boxer 4-cylinder mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Those wishing for the… Continue Reading...
Toyota may have a history in sports cars, but it’s not exactly the most impressive resume. So when the GT 86 (Scion FR-S) was announced and Toyota started explaining its heritage it was hard not to be a bit skeptical. Seeing the GT 86 on stage next to the rear-drive hard-top 2000 GT, however, and… Continue Reading...
Last week Scion launched a new online campaign that showed off their darling sports car the FR-S. Visitors were given the opportunity to interact with the car in several ways, similar to any car’s configuration site. This is unique because the Scion FR-S hasn’t come out yet in North America and likely won’t for be… Continue Reading...
The Scion FR-S is hotly anticipated to say the least. When we test drove one, it certainly did not dissapoint. Scion’s Canadian FR-S website went live today and brought with it the release of some new video’s which add to the excitment surrounding the coupe. The videos showcase Ken Gushi drifting the FR-S, how the… Continue Reading...
Let’s go ahead and call the Subaru BRZ the fraternal twin to the Toyota GT 86… or is it a triplet to the Scion FR-S? Well whatever it is, the BRZ will now come in a stripped down variant just like the GT 86 RC model, but the BRZ RA will be a little more… Continue Reading...
When Toyota announced that the GT 86 would be available as a bare bones model ready for customization, tuners everywhere rejoiced. Unfortunately for Americans, we won’t be getting the option to buy a stripped down Scion FR-S. The Toyota GT 86 RC will be sold without painted bumpers, air conditioning, or even an audio system,… Continue Reading...
What could be cooler than a Toyota GT 86? How about a lighter and less-expensive version, stripped down of all the unwanted frills straight from the factory and ready to be your blank-canvas of customization? That is exactly what Toyota has done, offering the GT 86 RC model, the perfect package for anyone who wants… Continue Reading...