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...

TOM’S N086V is a V6-Powered 400-HP Toyota GT86: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

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TOM’S N086V is a V6-Powered 400-HP Toyota GT86: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
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One of several GT 86 concepts unveiled by Toyota at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, it’s certainly not noteworthy because of its square eight-spoke rims. Continue Reading...

Toyota 86 TRD Griffon Concept Sheds 500 Pounds to go Ferrari Fast: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota 86 TRD Griffon Concept Sheds 500 Pounds to go Ferrari Fast: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Ahead of its debut, Toyota bragged that its new GT 86 TRD Griffon concept was faster around the Tskuba circuit than a Ferrari 458. Revealed today at the Tokyo Auto Salon, even more surprising is the fact that it does so without any added power. Continue Reading...

TGIF[R-S]: Can You Drive a Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car All Year Long?

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TGIF[R-S]: Can You Drive a Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car All Year Long?
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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...

Gazoo Racing GT86 Teased With Edgy New Look, Supra Taillights, Big Wing

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Gazoo Racing GT86 Teased With Edgy New Look, Supra Taillights, Big Wing
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As expected, the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon is shaping up to be a GT86 festival and thanks to Toyota motorsports partner Gazoo Racing, we have our first teaser of the likely star of the show. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT86 Griffon Concept is Faster Than a Ferrari

Toyota GT86 Griffon Concept is Faster Than a Ferrari
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As the Tokyo Auto Salon approaches, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) is teasing what it’s calling the GT86 Griffon Concept, a car which it claims lapped the Tsukuba circuit in 1 minute and 1.872 seconds, beating the time set by a Ferrari 458 Italia.  Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Supercharger Kit by HKS Shows Impressive Gains – Video

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HKS USA may not exist anymore, but that hasn’t stopped its parent company in Japan of continuing to manufacture high-quality performance parts. The long-awaited supercharger kit for the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ is now available, though it may be hard to get your hands on it. Continue Reading...

TGIF[R-S]: The Most Important Car at SEMA 2012

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TGIF[R-S]: The Most Important Car at SEMA 2012
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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...

TGIF[R-S]: Inspired by the best Corolla

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TGIF[R-S]: Inspired by the best Corolla
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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...

TGIF[R-S]: Track Day at Last – Video

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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...

TGIF[R-S]: Tightening the Screws

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TGIF[R-S]: Tightening the Screws
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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...

TGIF[R-S]: Ten Things I Hate About the FR-S

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TGIF[R-S]: Ten Things I Hate About the FR-S
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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...

TGI[BRZ]: What if?

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TGI[BRZ]: What if?
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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.  What if I was all wrong? I ask myself this very question every time someone asks me why I… Continue Reading...

TGIF[R-S]:FR-S Stars in Scion Tuner Challenge

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TGIF[R-S]:FR-S Stars in Scion Tuner Challenge
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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...

TGIF[R-S]: Service the Scion Way

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TGIF[R-S]: Service the Scion Way
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  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...

TGIF[R-S]: Does it Drift?

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TGIF[R-S]: Does it Drift?
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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. So far he’s explained his reasoning behind buying the FR-S, the delivery experience, the day-to-day driving feelof the coupe, the car’s track potential and break-in procedure and discusses any teething issues that popped up during its first month. Thanks… Continue Reading...
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