Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Heading to WRC

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Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Heading to WRC
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Toyota’s newest rally car might not be competition ready, but we’ll be able to see it in action next month. Continue Reading...

Subaru BRZ Might Not See a Second Generation

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Subaru BRZ Might Not See a Second Generation
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  The opportunity for Toyota to lay with better bedfellows might mean and early death for Subaru’s BRZ sports car. Continue Reading...

Watch a GT86 Lap Tsukuba Faster than a Ferrari

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The Toyota GT86 TRD Griffon concept has managed a lap around Japan’s Tsukuba circuit in just 00:58.407, beating out high-horsepower cars like the Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Gallardo.  Continue Reading...

Toyota GRMN 86 Concept is a Race Inspired FR-S for the Street

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Toyota GRMN 86 Concept is a Race Inspired FR-S for the Street
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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. Continue Reading...

Gazoo Racing GT86 Concept Teased Ahead of Tokyo Auto Salon

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Gazoo Racing has posted a teaser image on its Facebook page of what it’ll be showing off at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon. Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Sedan Might Get Turbo-Hybrid Power

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Scion FR-S Sedan Might Get Turbo-Hybrid Power
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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.  Continue Reading...

Toyota FT86 Open Concept Video, First Look

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Toyota FT86 Open Concept Video, First Look
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How do you make an already sporty car even more entertaining? Aside from adding a double-shot of extra horsepower under the hood you can do some other stuff, like cutting the roof off. Toyota has taken a giant can opener to the top of its iconic GT86 sportscar to create the FT86 Open Concept. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT86 Sedan Rumored for Dubai Motor Show Debut

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Toyota GT86 Sedan Rumored for Dubai Motor Show Debut
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While there’s been speculation and rumors of Toyota expanding its GT86 (known as the Scion FR-S in North America) lineup to include a sedan model, there’s reason to believe just such a car will debut soon. Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S to Get More Power From Larger Engine

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Scion FR-S to Get More Power From Larger Engine
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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. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT86 TRD Griffon Project Heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed

Toyota GT86 TRD Griffon Project Heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed
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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. Continue Reading...

TGIF[R-S]: One Year Later

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TGIF[R-S]: One Year Later
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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...

TGIF[R-S]: New Tires, Faster Car

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TGIF[R-S]: New Tires, Faster Car
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“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...

Scion FR-S TRD Supercharger to Cost $26K

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Scion FR-S TRD Supercharger to Cost $26K
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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...

Scion FR-S Sedan and Shooting Brake Envisioned by Chief Engineer

Scion FR-S Sedan and Shooting Brake Envisioned by Chief Engineer
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With the Toyota FT86 Open Concept unveiled last week, Scion FR-S chief engineer Tetsuya Tada explained that the cabrio was inevitable. However, in a new post by Toyota on a corporate blog, Tada isn’t quite done with his vehicle yet, and is looking forward to more FR-S based machines. Continue Reading...

Toyota Supra Successor, BMW Z4 Rumored to Share New Platform Based on GT86

Toyota Supra Successor, BMW Z4 Rumored to Share New Platform Based on GT86
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With the recent success of the Toyota GT86 platform, it’s no surprise that the Japanese automaker wants to work quickly on its successor to the Supra. Continue Reading...

TGIF[R-S]: Things Change in the Cold Weather

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TGIF[R-S]: Things Change in the Cold Weather
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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...
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