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AutoGuide.com to Race Targa Newfoundland

Jul 08, 2014 - 8:16 PM - by AutoGuide.com


AutoGuide hot-shoe Dave Pratte is headed to Newfoundland, Canada in September, piloting a Scion FR-S with fellow Speed.Academy Editor Peter Tarach during the grueling Targa Newfoundland tarmac rally.

In partnership with Scion Racing, Dave and Peter are rebuilding a hand-me-down FR-S from Scion Canada’s Tuner Challenge program, starting with a complete redo of its roll cage (the car was otherwise stock when they adopted it).

According to Dave, “Competing at Targa Newfoundland has been a long-standing dream of ours, and we’re doubly excited to be taking on this unique motorsports adventure in what we consider one of the top handling sports coupes on the market, the Scion FR-S. We’ve also partnered with some of the best performance parts manufacturers and distributors in the business as we prepare the FR-S for the extreme conditions it’ll face in Newfoundland, including KW Suspension, Rays Engineering, Whiteline, Recaro, Takata, Motovicity, Essex, SPEC, Tomei, Downforce USA, Spyder, and Alpinestars.”

Best of all, Dave and Peter will be installing all of the high-performance goodies themselves and documenting the entire process in a series of stories and
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Subaru BRZ to Live On into Second Generation

Jul 08, 2014 - 2:34 AM - by AutoGuide.com


Subaru has confirmed it is planning another generation of its lightweight, affordable sports car the BRZ.

Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, president of Subaru’s parent company Fuji Heavy Industries told Automotive News that there will be a second-generation BRZ. ”It’s not going to be just one generation,” said Yoshinaga.

The fate of the car was questioned after a report surfaced last week claiming that Toyota was going to ditch Subaru to collaborate with BMW on the next-generation of the FR-S, which would spell the end for the BRZ. Toyota and BMW are working together on a new car, but that is likely to be a more powerful sports car that will sit above the FR-S.

Read more about the next-generation Subaru BRZ at AutoGuide.com.
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May 21, 2014 - 11:38 AM - by AutoGuide.com
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