2013 Subaru BRZ

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by McCormack, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. McCormack

    McCormack Cronkite of CSM

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    Looks interesting:

    BRZ

    Shitty name, but looks pretty nice. Looks like what I'm after: manual, leather and good fuel economy (uses the new 2.0L).

    Anyone know anything about it?
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  2. green hell

    green hell yawning or snarling

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  3. jdiaz

    jdiaz .

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    Chicks with armpit hair have their own sports car now! :clap
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  4. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    they'll bring that here, but no diesel???? WTF..... :huh
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  5. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Hey it's a partnership with Toyota. Maybe it will get the 22RE. :lol3
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  6. green hell

    green hell yawning or snarling

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    :cry
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  7. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Scooby Doo has tried the sports car thing before with somewhat less than spectacular results.

    Let's see if this one's different

    M
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  8. catfishdan

    catfishdan Adventurer

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    The Scion fr-s is the same car and it's supposed to be the only version available in the US. It's got a 2 liter boxer 4 cylinder, rear wheel drive and a six speed. I think I need one. There is a lot of info on the scion fr-s on the web- not so much on the Subaru version cause it's not destined for America.
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  9. ValpoFz

    ValpoFz Been here awhile

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    Rumor has it STi is going to take thier swing at it as well.
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  10. green hell

    green hell yawning or snarling

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    the brz is going to be released this spring in the states.
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  11. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    Closest thing to a affordable modern sports car that I would consider buying.:freaky
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  12. Rogue_Ryder

    Rogue_Ryder 速 Flat Biller 速

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    It's no XT
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    Hopefully it'll be better than the SUX I mean SVX
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  13. Crocodile Tears

    Crocodile Tears Anti-Semantic

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    heres to hoping they turbo that bitch

    I think I still prefer the wrx, but I'm a one vehicle person for the foreseeable future and need the size

    edit - another positive - it will be built in their japanese plant, which seems to generally indicate a little higher overall build quality over other locations
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  14. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Da UP, eh.

    I think that would kind of miss the point of the car. If I wanted turbo RWD, I'd just get a Hyundai Genesis. Same motor as an Evo. I think it even has the same turbo.

    I swore I'd buy one if they could do it for under $20k (and why not? Just take the front drive shafts off an Impreza and call it a day. :lol3), but it doesn't look like that's going to happen.

    As such, they've now got some tough competition- Mustang, Miata, Camaro, Genesis, RX-8 and getting dangerously close to 370Z territory as well.
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  15. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    A Genisis and and Mitsubishi Evo have the same engine???

    what???
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  16. DireWolf

    DireWolf Knees in the Breeze

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  17. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Da UP, eh.
    Maybe not. Apparently my source is wrong. Looks like they both came from the same engine family, but aren't similar enough for it to matter in any significant way.
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  18. sc00ter

    sc00ter Triple Enthusiast

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    BRZ is about the same size as a Miata.

    [​IMG]
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  19. RocketJohn

    RocketJohn Hook em' Horns!

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    I had no idea it was that small... should be fun!
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  20. PoundSand

    PoundSand Long timer

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    The plan is supposedly a mid cycle (and a long cycle at that - something like 7+ years?) Power bump, but no turbo.
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