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2013 Subaru BRZ Available for Order with Limited Supply

If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the 2013 Subaru BRZ to hit dealer lots, buying Subaru’s new affordable sports car may be more difficult than you think. The automaker has started taking preorders for the BRZ, saying on its site that it “will be built in extremely limited quantities.” The exact number of BRZs bound for the U.S. is unknown, but many journalists suspect that a total of about 6,000 cars is likely. Automobile ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Prices, Model News, Subaru BRZ

Scion FR-S Revealed

The Scion FR-S affordable sports car was revealed this week, following the recent unveiling of its twin, the Subaru BRZ, which is mechanically and cosmetically identical except for brand-specific badging and interior trim. The FR-S is a rear-wheel drive sports coupe built jointly by Toyota and Subaru. It is powered by a Subaru-sourced boxer engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that puts 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque to the ground with either a six-speed manual transmission or an automatic ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Subaru, Toyota, Scion, Affordable Sports Cars, Model News, Subaru BRZ, Scion FR S

2013 Subaru BRZ Revealed at Tokyo Motor Show

Recently, we caught a glimpse of what the Subaru BRZ might look like when the concept debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Now, Subaru has unveiled the new affordable sports car at the Tokyo Motor Show. The BRZ is a rear-wheel drive sports car that features a horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine. “It was developed as a joint-project between Subaru and Toyota Motor Corporation, to bring to the world a sports car with superior steering response and driving pleasure that everyone ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Auto Shows, Model News, Subaru BRZ, Scion FR S, Tokyo Motor Show

Reviewers Favorite Debuts from the LA Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show gave automotive journalists an up-close look at the latest new cars that are headed for the showroom floor. Here’s a look at their favorite debuts that will hit the streets in the months to come. Check out our full coverage of the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. continue reading»

Tags: Features, Auto Shows, Ford Escape, Honda Fit, Hyundai Azera, Cadillac XTS, LA Auto Show, Infiniti JX, Subaru BRZ

Subaru Shows Off BRZ Concept at LA Auto Show

We knew the Subaru BRZ concept was coming to the Los Angeles auto show, but yesterday we got our first look at what the rear-wheel drive affordable sports car might look like when it goes into production. Subaru says, “The first BRZ concept car to be shown with bodywork, the BRZ Concept - STI -strongly hints at the styling of the production BRZ and features unique STI performance features.” Those features include a carbon-fiber roof, Brembo brakes and a performance-tuned suspension ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Auto Shows, Concept Cars, Subaru, Model News, LA Auto Show, Subaru BRZ

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