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Subaru and Toyota now have a patent on the design for the STI Performance Concept in Japan, and that may suggest a more thrilling road car on the way.


Subaru plans to limit global production to around 1 million annual units, but the company has a lot of new product on the way, especially in the US. Expect to see a seven-seat CUV, a plug-in hybrid, and a second-generation BRZ in the coming years.


Toyota looks to be prepping a mid-cycle refresh for the GT86, known here in the US as the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ.


$28,845 for BRZ, $39,790 for STI

Subaru has released the pricing details on its two new Hyper Blue special editions, which include 500 BRZ coupes and 700 WRX STI sedans.


Subaru has tweaked its BRZ for 2016, adding a new 6.2-inch touchscreen display and slashing $300 off the entire range.


Motor Trend pits the 2015 Subaru BRZ against the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to see which is the better driver's car.


Subaru is giving the 2016 BRZ and WRX STI a new splash of color with the Series Hyper Blue editions coming this fall. They both wear contrasting, black trim on the outside and bring the cerulean hue for some portions of the interior, as well.


The Scion FR-S is rumored to get a refresh next year with updated styling, an improved suspension, and slightly more power from its 2.0-liter engine.


The Wait For A BRZ STI Continues, But In The Meantime The tS Is Damn Good

Subaru tells us that a car like the JDM BRZ tS will mak its way to the US soon. We drive it at Suzuka Circuit to see if it can sate our STI longing.


Not A Future Production Model, But A Signal Of Good Things To Come

Subaru's new concept car doesn't indicate a turbocharged BRZ is headed for showrooms. But it does foretell a bright future for STI in the US.


Subaru is doing something very interesting with the BRZ at the New York Auto Show, as a clandestine photo from the yet-to-open show floor makes clear.


Japanese tuner Jun Auto has placed a 2.4-liter V8 based on two engines from a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R motorcycle into the engine bay of a Subaru BRZ. The mill makes 362 horsepower and revs past 10,000 rpm to sound absolutely wonderful.


If you like the Scion FR-S but aren't a fan of its aggressively styled front end, you'd apparently be in good company in Japan, where Toyota is offering this re-snouted 86 Style Cb edition.


Subaru introduced a pair of racers at the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon, unveiling its challengers for both the Nürburgring 24 and the Japanese Super GT Series.


Ever since Toyota and Subaru released the sports car alternatively known as the GT86, 86, BRZ and Scion FR-S a couple of years ago, rumors have circulated that even more exciting variants could be in store. But at least as far as Scion is concerned, those rumors are apparently nothing more than wishful thinking.


Our Staff Voices Their Unpopular Opinions... How About You?

We all have controversial opinions. Be it whether you think the Nissan Juke is actually pretty attractive, manual transmissions aren't always better, or you honestly didn't hate the Pontiac Aztek, we all harbor some persuasion, be it big or small, for which we catch copious flak upon expression.


Rallying may enjoy a very strong association with all-wheel drive, but it wasn't so long ago that the World Rally Championship was populated by cars that slipped and slid across gravel and tarmac using rear-wheel drive. One of those was the Toyota Celica. While the little Celica eventually joined the gravel-spewing masses with an all-wheel-drive rally car, Toyota is returning to its rear-drive rally roots with a modified version of the critically acclaimed GT86.


Johan De Nysschen Moves To Cadillac, BMW Nameplate Changes, 2nd-Generation Subaru BRZ, Cars We Miss

Episode #389 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert, and Mark Pereira from Autoblog Canada talk about Johan deNysschen's move to Cadillac, rumors of more BMW nomenclature changes, a second generation for the Subaru BRZ, and cars from 2004 that we miss. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. Check out the new rundown below with time


Johan De Nysschen To Cadillac, BMW Model Designations, Subaru BRZ, Cars We Miss

We had to postpone it by a day, but we're now set to record Autoblog Podcast #389 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.


Hallelujah friends, hallelujah. One of the highest voices in Subaru's parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries, has just said that the boxer-obsessed automaker will release a second generation of the lovable BRZ.


We've seen (and frankly reported on) so many rumors of more powerful and performance-focused versions of the Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT86 and Scion FR-S at this point that haven't materialized that, at this point, we're almost tired of them. Almost. But what we have here was enough to pique our jaded interests as only a carbon-bodied sports car on the Nürburgring could do.

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