Subaru BRZ News

  • 2022 Subaru BRZ spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Subaru's lively rear-wheel-drive sports car is due out this fall and once again there will be a Toyota twin.

  • 2022 Subaru BRZ spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2022 Subaru BRZ spy shots

    Subaru is out testing its next-generation BRZ sports car.

  • 2019 Subaru BRZ
    Toyota and Subaru expand alliance, confirm joint development of next-gen 86/BRZ

    Toyota confirmed the next-generation 86 and Subaru BRZ in an announcement about an expanded alliance between the two Japanese companies.

  • 2020 Subaru BRZ tS
    Subaru's track-focused BRZ tS returns for 2020--with understated looks

    The track-focused Subaru BRZ tS is back and once again production is limited to just 300 units, so you better be quick.

  • 2019 Subaru BRZ
    2019 Subaru BRZ priced, adds limited-run Series.Gray Edition

    The Subaru BRZ will keep things affordable with a starting price of $26,680 for the 2019 model year. Pricing includes an $885 destination fee. Buyers will also have a new BRZ Series.Gray Edition model to choose from, but the higher performance tS model does not return. We'll start with the...

  • 2018 Toyota 86
    Redesigned Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ coming in 2021 with larger engine?

    Toyota previously confirmed it will develop a successor to the affordable 86 sports car, but new details allege the 86, and its Subaru twin, the BRZ, will come with a larger-displacement engine. And, no, there's no mention of a turbocharger. The Japan Times reported on Tuesday that the...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ tS

    The Subaru BRZ has been focused on handling and fun since its introduction in 2011. Dynamic drivability comes naturally in a lightweight sports car, after all. For 2018, the STI-tuned Subaru BRZ tS sharpens its handling further—nearly to the point of leaving bare the car’s power deficit. Less sideways, more grip The BRZ tS is immediately recognizable as something different. The boy-racer carbon fiber wing stands proudly off the rear trunk lid and screams for attention. It takes only two turns on twisty roads near Palm Springs, California, to know this BRZ is fundamentally...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ tS
    Subaru reveals pricing for BRZ tS and WRX STI Type RA, only 1,000 cars planned

    Subaru has a pair of exciting performance machines available for 2018 but you had better be quick as each is limited to just 500 units. The cars are the 2018 BRZ tS and WRX STI Type RA, and they come with a number of enhancements developed by Subaru’s STI performance arm. The BRZ tS is priced...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ STI Sport
    Subaru BRZ STI Sport confirmed for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

    The star of Subaru’s stand at next month’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show will be a sporty sedan concept that may just hint at the next-generation WRX. However, the automaker will also present a new version of its BRZ: the BRZ STI Sport. Before you get too excited note that the BRZ STI Sport...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ tS
    2018 Subaru BRZ tS revealed with suspension, aero upgrades

    After years of neglecting the United States, Subaru’s official performance division, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), is about to do a little brand building on local soil to convince buyers it’s much more than just a model designation. Sure, we’ve had the WRX STI for a while...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ tS
    Subaru teases US-bound BRZ tS

    Subaru is set to unveil two new models on June 8, and both of them are headed to the United States. One of these will be a WRX STI Type RA, essentially a more hardcore version of the already hardcore sport sedan. The other will be a new BRZ tS. Previously offered in Japan, the BRZ tS isn’t a...

  • 2018 Subaru BRZ tS
    New Subaru STI offering teased

    Subaru has released a teaser image depicting a BRZ trunk lid with a massive STI wing attached. Subaru will release more information on June 8 so we’ll know very soon just what the automaker is planning. Better still, this won’t be a Japan-only proposition like so many STI offerings of...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ

    For the first time since it went on sale in 2012, the Subaru BRZ has received a substantial refresh. From an updated design and interior materials to new tech and powertrain upgrades, there's a lot to talk about. While we have a full first drive report here, more impressions here, and some insight into the whole turbocharged/STI/convertible debate here, we wanted to take a look at the some of the new features you should know about. The 2017 Subaru BRZ is on sale now at your local dealership. Here are eight things you need to know about the 2017 Subaru BRZ. It has a new aluminum rear spoiler...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ
    Subaru won't offer a turbocharged, STI, or convertible version of this generation BRZ

    We knew it. Deep down inside, you knew it, too. And now it's confirmed. Two Subaru officials have told us there will be no turbocharged, STI, or convertible version of the current BRZ. While that news might crush you, know this: that's for the current BRZ, which has now been on sale for five years...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ
    2017 Subaru BRZ: playing in Spain

    If you're still complaining about the Subaru BRZ's lack of turbo, you probably don't quite understand how Subaru--with help from Toyota--developed this sports car. From the beginning, the point was to save as much weight as possible, and that doesn't change with a 2017 update. Subaru has given the...

  • Subaru BRZ STI Sport concept, 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon
    Subaru to debut BRZ STI Sport concept at 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon

    Subaru and its official performance arm STI have an interesting concept based on the BRZ due for a reveal at the upcoming 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon. The concept is called the BRZ STI Sport and is described as a more mature take on the Subaru sports car. The only other information Subaru is willing to...

  • 2017 Toyota 86
    Toyota 86 successor confirmed

    The Scion FR-S is dead. In its place we get the Toyota 86, which is basically the same car minus some snazzy new badges. For those of you interested in buying the affordable rear driver, perhaps you should hold off for a while as it seems a successor is in the works. Toyota Europe boss Karl...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ
    Subaru prices updated 2017 BRZ from $26,315

    Subaru's revised 2017 BRZ will sticker from $26,315 when it hits dealers soon, a modest $125 increase over last year for the entry-level Premium trim level. That figure is for a model with a 6-speed manual transmission. From there, the lineup climbs to $28,465 for a Limited with the manual, $29,565...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ

    Remember when fun-to-drive cars were rear-wheel drive? When neutral handling trumped tricked-out suspensions with variable-ratio everything? When manual gearboxes weren't just available, but standard? The Subaru BRZ is trying to save sports cars with headsmackingly simple counterprogramming. It's heroic stuff, stuff that would have been written about in the ancient sagas, if those sagas had had a first-drive column. It's so straightforward and unironic, it's almost impossible for a Gen Xer to bear. The car world is powering through the adaptive-everything era, stepping into uncharted...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow
    2017 Subaru BRZ gets Series.Yellow special edition

    Subaru’s BRZ has just been updated for the 2017 model year with a new look, a small bump in power and a more refined cabin. But the rear-wheel-drive sports car also gets a special edition model, the Series.Yellow, which benefits from a flashy paint job and the BRZ’s top-shelf...

  • 2017 Subaru BRZ
    2017 Subaru BRZ preview

    Subaru’s BRZ has received its most significant update since launching on the market as a 2013 model. The update mirrors similar changes made to Toyota’s version of the car, the 86 (formerly a Scion FR-S). Both updated sports cars go on sale later this year as 2017 models. It’s...

  • Subaru BRZ Series.Blue
    The Subaru BRZ Isn't A Miata And That's A Good Thing: Video

    The Subaru BRZ is a delightful little sports car that should be loved by all automotive enthusiasts. When it comes to the competition for the enthusiast dollar, however, it has a surprising uphill battle in front of it. That's due to the existence of the new ND Mazda MX-5 Miata. That car is the...

  • 2014 Subaru BRZ tS
    Stunt Driver Sets Guinness Record For Tightest 360-Degree Spin In Subaru BRZ: Video

    Stunt driver Alastair Moffatt has set the Guinness World Record for the tightest 360-degree spin in a Subaru BRZ. At 2.25 meters, or 7 feet, 4.6 inches, longer than the 13.9-foot BRZ, the new record beats the old record by 9.84 inches. The attempt took place over the weekend at the Autosport...

  • 2017 Scion FR-S (Toyota GT 86) facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Scion FR-S Spy Shots

    These are our first spy shots of a prototype for an updated version of the Scion FR-S that we’re expecting to be launched on the market in the second half of 2016, as a 2017 model. The FR-S, along with the car’s Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT 86 cousins, was launched on the market with great...

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