Posts Tagged “Toyota FT-86”

Aero Package For Scion FR-S Now Available… Sort Of…

By | June 19, 2012

We love the Toyo-baru GT-RZ whatever-you-call-it.  Its looks, its balance, and finally a real challenger to the Miata (sorry Chad!)  The thing is though, we have yet to get our hands on one.  Coming home this evening I saw a beautiful Scion FR-S in a metallic orange parked on my street.  My wife and I […]

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Blip: First Subaru BRZ Comes Off Production Line Today

By | March 16, 2012

The joint effort between Toyota and Subaru to build a sports car focused on a minimal weight, a low center of gravity, and amazing handling has been a long time coming. So when the first production Subaru BRZ came off Subaru’s Gunma Main Plant’s production line today, it officially sealed the deal that we really […]

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The Scion FR-S: Not A Car For Straight People

By | December 13, 2011

Perhaps that title should have said straight-driving people. Why? Because the Scion FR-S doesn’t really like to go in straight lines, that’s why. It likes to go sideways, and does it rather well, too. Check out the video below of Formula D drift god Ken Gushi taking a go at sliding a new, totally stock […]

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Is This The Production Version Of The Toyota FT-86?

By | October 27, 2011

After countless car show appearances, enough hype to make a BMW press release look like CliffNotes, and so many concept pictures that we just didnt care anymore, the FT-86 may have just been spotted in its final, production-ready form. According to, Toyotas answer to their lack of fun coupes for the past decade was […]

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Again?! Toyota Flaunts FT-86 II Concept, Who The Hell Cares Now?

By | September 14, 2011

Toyota showed off their FT-86 II concept this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show and it just goes to show that I have broken my own rule: don’t get excited over concept cars. We know how it goes- 90% of them never see the factory line and the 10% that do are usually different cars in […]

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The Scion FR-S Concept Is A Rebadged FT-86, Just Make The Damn Car Already

By | April 20, 2011

One of the oldest stories to appear on the Daily Derbi was the development of the Toyota FT-86 concept. It was an idea that put rear-wheel-drive in a sports chassis surrounded by beautiful lines and body panels and a sub $25k pricetag. A year and a half later, the FT-86 remains just an idea with […]

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