Tag Archives: Scion FR-S

Report: Scion still says no to convertible or turbo FR-S

It seems like the prospect of a turbocharged or convertible, or even any sort of Scion FR-S/Toyota GT 86 variant is a beat-up dead horse of rumors. And to nail another one into the coffin is WardsAuto, who learned at the LA Auto Show that a turbo or drop top FR-S ain’t gonna happen. They […]

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Scion reveals their SEMA concepts for this year’s exhibition

Scion just revealed their latest concepts for SEMA in Las Vegas. The three concepts are based off of the Scion FR-S, the Scion xB, and the Scion tC and they seem to all have gone retro. We being with the FR-S, which receives a major modification that potential buyers wish Scion would do from the […]

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Scion launches the FR-S Release Series 1.0 at dealerships w/ video

Toyota and Scion seem to be giving buyers exactly what they’re not quite looking for. While potential buyers have been clamoring for a more powerful variant with help from forced induction, Scion seems to be offering the complete opposite. This latest special version of the FR-S is a prime example. It’s called the 2015 Scion […]

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Report: Subaru’s parental boss confirms second generation BRZ, negates past reports

Previously, Australia’s Drive.com claimed that the Subaru BRZ was to be the first and last model as contextual factors such as slow sales and Toyota’s recent pairing with BMW have cast a grim light on the the BRZ’s future. But recently, AutomotiveNews spoke with Subaru’s parental president at Fuji Heavy Industries Lts., Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, who said that […]

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Cosworth reveals engine upgrade package for Toyobaru triplets, can boost power up to 380hp

For all the time that Subaru and Toyota refused to offer a forced-induced version of the GT 86/BRZ/Scion FR-S, renowned engine firm Cosworth picked up the slack by revealing a special Power Package. The package is offered in a variety of “stages,” with Stage 1 beginning with a mildly optimized ECU, a stainless sport exhaust […]

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Scion enhances the FR-S for 2015, suspension upgrades and visual tweaks

Scion got on the wire to inform us that the 2015 FR-S has been slightly updated for the new model year, including some enhancements to the suspension. Set to go on sale later this summer, the 2015 Scion FR-S receives a retuned suspension to improve handling and stability–specifics include a more rigid front setup and […]

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Video: Cosworth teases new performance packages for Subaru BR-Z/Toyota GT 86

Many fans and automotive journalists alike continue to wonder to this day: why aren’t Toyota and Subaru producing more powerful variants to the current GT 86 and BR-Z? While this question continues to go unanswered and rumors of other variants to the GT 86 surfacing, renowned engine tuning firm, Cosworth, just recently teased a new […]

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Report: Scion FR-S Convertible on the way, according to MotorTrend

MotorTrend reports that they’ve received the scoop on a convertible Scion FR-S, following back and forth rumors surrounding multiple variants to the Toyobaru GT-86 family. These rumors include the aforementioned convertible version, a sedan, a high-performance model, and even a hybridized model. And yet, none have taken shape on the production front. Though MT supposedly […]

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Report: Toyota GT 86 variants apparently back in the rumor mill

Motoring in Australia down yonder is claiming that Toyota is back in game of expanding the GT 86 lineup. In the past, rumors and reports have suggested that Toyota will expand the GT 86 lineup with a convertible, a sedan, a hybrid, and even a turbocharged high performance variant, all of which have yet to […]

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Report: Toyota GT 86 sales not as high as expected, jeopardizes performance model

A report from AutoExpressUK states that the Toyota GT 86 has fallen short on sales expectations in major markets. As a result, this has put the possibility of a highly-demanded performance model in jeopardy. This comes after Toyota recently revealed the 2014 Verso with a BMW-sourced 1.6L diesel engine, after the company announced to be receiving […]

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