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Subaru developing BRZ Turbo

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Word on the street says Subaru is developing a high-powered turbo BRZ. Good news for all those Toybaru fans out there wanting moar powaaaah! According to Automotive News, Subaru’s 2.0 litre boxer engine will be good for 280hp (208kW) after having its twin scroll blow dryer bolted on. Torque should go from a miserly 200Nm […]

Chris Harris, the Toyota GT86 and friends

Chris Harris is back this week to entertain us with the it car of the moment, the Toyota 86. He’s taken a bit of an armchair critic’s position, in that he’s attempting to answer some of the questions asked by motoring forums the world over. Questions like, is the Toyota too under powered, or why […]

Subaru BRZ online sales stumble into top gear

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Midday today was the deadline for Subaru’s exclusive online sales of the BRZ sports coupé to commence. Only trouble was, like the real world, the extreme demand for the car throttled supply, or in this case the Subaru website. For our own purposes we wanted to experiment with the online purchasing arrangement but gave up […]

Subaru BRZ – Australian pricing & specs

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Subaru Australia has ended the speculation and gone early with full pricing and specification details for its BRZ sport coupé. There is a lot of information provided too, and rather than try and summarise it here for you we’re going to let you rip right into it yourself. Before we do, as we revealed on […]

VIDEO: The definitive Toyota 86 review

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Nino Karotta, you may not know the name, but after watching his review of the Toyota 86 we reckon you’ll remember it. Actually, we got a glimpse of Karotta’s talents last year when he reviewed the new BMW M5. This time the review is in English, and for a guy who does not have English […]

Subaru Australia prices BRZ sub-$38K driveaway

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Subaru Australia will sell the BRZ for less than $38,000 when local pricing is officially announced next Monday (16 July). Unlike its Toybaru cousin which is offered in two trim levels, the BRZ will be offered in Australia as a single model line with relatively high levels of standard equipment. An AUSmotive reader was today […]

Don’t you forget about me

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We all know it has taken two to tango in regards to the Toybaru back-to-basics rear-drive sports coupé project. And with the Toyota 86 currently hogging the limelight thanks to yesterday’s Australian launch we thought it was only fair to bring you some Subaru BRZ content. To do so we’ve headed to YouTube and found […]

Toyota 86 photo gallery

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Rounding out our launch coverage of the Toyota 86, we bring you a healthy selection of press images. We start with the images you saw yesterday, but add to them, most notably with the higher-spec GTS model. For some reason Toyota has gone light on with pics of the entry-level 86 GT. After the break […]

Toyota 86 full Australian press kit

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Here, in all its glory, is the full text from the 2012 Toyota 86 press kit, with thanks to Toyota Australia. For an introduction to the 86, including local pricing, check out today’s earlier pricing & specs article. As the contents list below shows, there’s a lot of detailed info in this press kit. We […]

Toyota 86 – Australian pricing & specs

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Toyota Australia has just announced pricing for its new rear-wheel drive 86 sports coupé. And we think Toybaru fans will like it: the base GT model starts from $29,990 and the higher-spec GTS (shown above) is priced from $35,490. On its Facebook page Toyota Australia has shown an example of drive away pricing for the […]

A closer look at the Toyota 86

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Ahead of tomorrow’s release of official Australian pricing and specifications for the Toyota 86 sportscar we bring you a selection of 50 images sourced from Toyota UK. We expect we’ll be adding a few more from Toyota Australia tomorrow as well. We start with these very cool composite shots showing the inherent balance achieved through […]

Toyota 86 Australian pricing TBA on 4 June

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Toyota Australia has confirmed via their Facebook page the whispers we’d already heard: pricing and local specifications for the new rear-wheel drive 86 sportscar will be announced at 10am on Monday 4 June. Although, the cat may already be out of the bag in regards to pricing, with reports a Toyota dealer in Queensland has […]