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Old 10-12-2013, 11:17 PM   #18
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all they need is a turbo and a little work. Look up the Crawford Performance BRZ lol. That is pushing the limits of the little 2.0 boxer
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:18 PM   #19
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Lol! Crap!the scion is nothing more than an updated Celica.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:20 PM   #20
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i think the better question is why is toyota not suing Subaru for Copy/Paste
Because Subaru and toyota teamed up to make the car.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:21 PM   #21
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Funny enough I drove an FRS today - Mama was gonna trade her baby in for newer model so I thought I grasp the moment.

First to tell you the outcome - my CAMARO sooooo much better.

I am a 6'3" big ass dude with a size 16 shoe size. I step on both pedals a lot of the time. Nice little engine a maybe zippy because it is a smaller car but still WTF small.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:42 PM   #22
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The FR-S was more fun to drive than the BRZ however that's possible. More fun than the Camaro too. Less power than my 2LT, smaller and cost more too insure. But fun as hell to drive. I prefer the appearance of the BRZ over the FR-S. I think the BRZ I tested was defected. I know they had some issues. Camaro will probably handle Cleveland winters better. That was a big factor for me. The Camaro is sexier. But some times I still think I should have went for the BRZ(not the one I tested). It suits my driving style and personality better than a big heavy automatic.
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Old 10-13-2013, 12:01 AM   #23
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I have seen a few running around. A lot of people give them great reviews as a fun, cheap coupe. Most of the reviews I have read indicate with a SC or TC and brake upgrade, they could give an SS and run for its money...
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:07 PM   #24
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I have seen a few running around. A lot of people give them great reviews as a fun, cheap coupe. Most of the reviews I have read indicate with a SC or TC and brake upgrade, they could give an SS and run for its money...
This is exactly it in my mind. I had a blast test driving the one I did - flurries just started falling, really fun to let the back end slide out and get a few burnouts in. Zippy is the best way to describe it as is. Put some boost on it and it should be pushing 300hp at a significantly lesser weight than our camaros.
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:50 PM   #25
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i think the better question is why is toyota not suing Subaru for Copy/Paste
Is this a serious post?


OP they are much slower. They handle extremely well though. They are aimed more at sports coupes like miata and the now dead solstice.
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:27 PM   #26
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I have seen a few running around. A lot of people give them great reviews as a fun, cheap coupe. Most of the reviews I have read indicate with a SC or TC and brake upgrade, they could give an SS and run for its money...
Finally, someone that can see the forest for the trees.

Yeah, this car wasn't designed to be a quarter mile monster, it was designed to be fun to drive.

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Lol! Crap!the scion is nothing more than an updated Celica.
This coming from someone who owns a V6.

The car was designed from scratch from the ground up. It has nothing in common with the Celica.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:44 PM   #27
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Celica? What part? Lol Those cars were made to revive the "import tuner" scene.
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:00 AM   #28
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Celica? What part? Lol Those cars were made to revive the "import tuner" scene.
Obviously he is referring to the fact that it has four wheels and an enclosed cockpit.
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:07 AM   #29
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Lol! Crap!the scion is nothing more than an updated Celica.
and the uneducated redneck of the day award goes to....
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:29 AM   #30
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One of the guys at work just got an FR-S. I can see the attraction to it. I would not be comfortable in it for more than a short jaunt. He loves the car but complains that it needs more power (needs Turbo or S/C) but like the suspension. He also feels that it needs more tire and the wheels (IMHO) aren't exactly great looking.

He did comment that it was the only car he could afford (he's much younger on the job than me so he makes less $$$) that garnered attention like a Camaro or a Porsche. His words not mine.

Personally I'm not a fan of imports but I can see how fun they potentially are. Just looking at the Subaru and Scion site I think the Subie looks better.

With the Subie lineage it needs Turbo and AWD... just my thoughts.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:44 PM   #31
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I have to admit the frs is fun to drive. They are great in turns and like said above they are fun cars. Would love to drive one of those Crawford turbo ones. Bet that car is crazy with 450HP.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:53 AM   #32
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i think the better question is why is toyota not suing Subaru for Copy/Paste
Looks like you missed the boat on this one. They joined in the productions of these cars no suing required.Look at this modded one, looks like it beat the ZL-1 time but not what I expected ,
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:15 PM   #33
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a buddy at work has one. he talks it up like its better than a camaro , better performance etc...and while i read that its fun...that is simply not true...maybe some day i will take him for a ride in my car MUHAHAHAHA
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Old 10-21-2013, 01:01 AM   #34
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The S2000 is better in every aspect. IMO this car is overrated. If they come out with a STI model with 300hp, then they are talking.
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