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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»

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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

Subaru to Add New Turbo and Hybrid Vehicles to its Lineup

Subaru will build several new vehicles in the next few years. The automaker said its goal is to increase fuel economy 30 percent across its lineup by 2015. “New engines and revised transmissions will contribute to two-thirds of the increase, while lightweight body and chassis technology will provide the rest,” Car and Driver reports. Subaru plans to introduce its first hybrid in 2013 as a 2014 model, Cars.com reports. Other upcoming vehicles include turbo versions of the Impreza WRX ... continue reading»

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