The Truth About Cars » 86 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » 86 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Initial D Manga Ceases Publication With “Final Stage” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/initial-d-manga-ceases-publication-with-final-stage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/initial-d-manga-ceases-publication-with-final-stage/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498323 Kodansha has released the final installment of the popular action comic Initial D in its August 6th edition of “Young Magazine” which hit store shelves at the end of July. For those of us in the United States who have followed Takumi Fujiwara’s story through the anime series via Netflix or Hulu, it matters little […]

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Kodansha has released the final installment of the popular action comic Initial D in its August 6th edition of “Young Magazine” which hit store shelves at the end of July. For those of us in the United States who have followed Takumi Fujiwara’s story through the anime series via Netflix or Hulu, it matters little […]

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Review From The Backseat: 2013 Toyota 86 GT Limited (aka GT86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ), JDM Spec, In Japan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/review-from-the-backseat-2013-toyota-86-gt-limited-aka-gt86-scion-fr-s-subaru-brz-jdm-spec-in-japan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/review-from-the-backseat-2013-toyota-86-gt-limited-aka-gt86-scion-fr-s-subaru-brz-jdm-spec-in-japan/#comments Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468819 No car in recent history must have been so relentlessly covered at TTAC as the Toyota 86 and its dizzying assemblage of names and numbers. I don’t think there is an editor at TTAC who hasn’t reviewed the car at least three times. All except me. I only reviewed it twice. Something had to be […]

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No car in recent history must have been so relentlessly covered at TTAC as the Toyota 86 and its dizzying assemblage of names and numbers. I don’t think there is an editor at TTAC who hasn’t reviewed the car at least three times. All except me. I only reviewed it twice. Something had to be […]

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Off-Track Review: 2013 Scion FR-S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/off-track-review-2013-scion-fr-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/off-track-review-2013-scion-fr-s/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456009   [Editor’s note: TTAC does not review cars, TTAC reviewers do. The reviews can be as different as the reviewers are, and they voice their opinions independently. Due to the high interest the FR-S has received, we put a whole squad of TTAC reviewers into the car, and we are not done yet.] Alex’s initial […]

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  [Editor’s note: TTAC does not review cars, TTAC reviewers do. The reviews can be as different as the reviewers are, and they voice their opinions independently. Due to the high interest the FR-S has received, we put a whole squad of TTAC reviewers into the car, and we are not done yet.] Alex’s initial […]

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NSFW: Stark Naked Pictures Of Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ, Scion FRS, Hachi-Roku http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/nsfw-stark-naked-pictures-of-toyota-86-subaru-brz-scion-frs-hachi-roku/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/nsfw-stark-naked-pictures-of-toyota-86-subaru-brz-scion-frs-hachi-roku/#comments Wed, 23 May 2012 11:56:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445690 It is a little bit like showing breasts at a plastic surgeon congress: At the annual meeting of the JSAE, the Japanese version of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Subaru totally disrobed its BRZ and shows it to a strictly professional audience. According to a quick image search on Google, this would be the first […]

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It is a little bit like showing breasts at a plastic surgeon congress: At the annual meeting of the JSAE, the Japanese version of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Subaru totally disrobed its BRZ and shows it to a strictly professional audience. According to a quick image search on Google, this would be the first […]

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Drifter-san http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/drifter-san/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/drifter-san/#comments Wed, 08 Feb 2012 04:50:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=429899 As the man said: “Finally, we can exercise our capabilities in earnest.”

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As the man said: “Finally, we can exercise our capabilities in earnest.”

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Scion FR-S: How To Say “Hachi-Roku” In American http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/scion-fr-s-how-to-say-hachi-roku-in-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/scion-fr-s-how-to-say-hachi-roku-in-american/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:13:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=420958 TTAC has long been bearish on the Scion brand, and in a lot of ways, Toyota’s global tri-branding strategy with its new “86” sportscar (Toyota, Subaru and Scion versions are being sold) highlights how Toyota has lost its branding focus. On the other hand, the FR-S, Scion’s version of the 86, is by far the […]

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TTAC has long been bearish on the Scion brand, and in a lot of ways, Toyota’s global tri-branding strategy with its new “86” sportscar (Toyota, Subaru and Scion versions are being sold) highlights how Toyota has lost its branding focus. On the other hand, the FR-S, Scion’s version of the 86, is by far the […]

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Hachiroku Madness: Only 1000 (FT)86, All Hand Made? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/hachiroku-madness-only-1000-ft86-all-hand-made/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/hachiroku-madness-only-1000-ft86-all-hand-made/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:10:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=420599 Tomorrow, the Tokyo Motor Show will open its doors at the Big Sight to the press. Pre-show madness is running in high gear. Every Japanese carmaker tries to outdo the other with pre-releases and hints. Sometimes, they go wrong. Especially, when there are gullible counterparts. On Sunday, the (FT)86 fans at the enthusiast site ft86club.com […]

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Tomorrow, the Tokyo Motor Show will open its doors at the Big Sight to the press. Pre-show madness is running in high gear. Every Japanese carmaker tries to outdo the other with pre-releases and hints. Sometimes, they go wrong. Especially, when there are gullible counterparts. On Sunday, the (FT)86 fans at the enthusiast site ft86club.com […]

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Finally: TTAC Gets Its Hands On The FT86. And Its Chief Engineer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/finally-ttac-gets-its-hands-on-the-ft86-and-its-chief-engineer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/finally-ttac-gets-its-hands-on-the-ft86-and-its-chief-engineer/#comments Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:17:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=420117 Today was the day Toyota’s FT86 was officially revealed. Actually, it will be officially revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, which will open its doors to the public on December 3. Today, the international media had a sneak preview of the car. Us, and maybe 20,000 people who lined the galleries of the Fuji Raceway […]

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Today was the day Toyota’s FT86 was officially revealed. Actually, it will be officially revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, which will open its doors to the public on December 3. Today, the international media had a sneak preview of the car. Us, and maybe 20,000 people who lined the galleries of the Fuji Raceway […]

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