The Truth About Cars » toyobaru http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:21:04 +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 » toyobaru http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Okay, the Subaru BRZ Is Now Perfect http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/okay-the-subaru-brz-is-now-perfect/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/okay-the-subaru-brz-is-now-perfect/#comments Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:55:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492928 Last year, the women wept and the teeth were gnashed when we refused to award the Scion FR-S the title of Bestest New Car Spending Marketing Money And Flying People To Fun Places Of 2012. Although we enjoyed the little Subaru to no end — an impression your humble author has since had multiple chances […]

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Last year, the women wept and the teeth were gnashed when we refused to award the Scion FR-S the title of Bestest New Car Spending Marketing Money And Flying People To Fun Places Of 2012. Although we enjoyed the little Subaru to no end — an impression your humble author has since had multiple chances […]

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FT-86: Will It Blend, I Mean, Doooorift? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/ft-86-will-it-blend-i-mean-doooorift/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/ft-86-will-it-blend-i-mean-doooorift/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:34:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439612 So here’s what’s going to happen… They’ll drive it as hard as they dare, swinging it through corners and stamping on the gas, chucking it into hairpins and willfully trying to unsettle the rear, and all the while traction will be total. And you know what, not one of those drivers will say anything about […]

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So here’s what’s going to happen… They’ll drive it as hard as they dare, swinging it through corners and stamping on the gas, chucking it into hairpins and willfully trying to unsettle the rear, and all the while traction will be total. And you know what, not one of those drivers will say anything about […]

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What Was That About Boring Toyotas? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/what-was-that-about-boring-toyotas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/what-was-that-about-boring-toyotas/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:48:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392164 The joint Subaru-Toyota “FT-86″ has been hyped for some time now as a modern-day AE86, a car with which Akio Toyoda hopes to recapture the “splendid flavor” of driving excitement that has been missing from Toyotas for some time. An affordable halo, in other words, which reconnects Toyota to the youthful enthusiasm of young men […]

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The joint Subaru-Toyota “FT-86″ has been hyped for some time now as a modern-day AE86, a car with which Akio Toyoda hopes to recapture the “splendid flavor” of driving excitement that has been missing from Toyotas for some time. An affordable halo, in other words, which reconnects Toyota to the youthful enthusiasm of young men […]

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Toyota Hints At Cheaper, Lighter “Baby FT-86,” Is A Mid-Engine Hybrid Roadster Next? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/toyota-hints-at-cheaper-lighter-baby-ft-86-is-a-mid-engine-hybrid-roadster-next/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/toyota-hints-at-cheaper-lighter-baby-ft-86-is-a-mid-engine-hybrid-roadster-next/#comments Mon, 10 May 2010 18:27:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356090 With rumors coming in that Toyota is repositioning its planned FT-86 “Toyobaru” sports coupe to reflect higher price and higher buyer age targets, word around the enthusiast fring of the autoblogosphere has been downright apocalyptic. After all, the promised combination of a $20k base price, manual transmission and rear-wheel-drive were what launched the FT-86 to […]

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With rumors coming in that Toyota is repositioning its planned FT-86 “Toyobaru” sports coupe to reflect higher price and higher buyer age targets, word around the enthusiast fring of the autoblogosphere has been downright apocalyptic. After all, the promised combination of a $20k base price, manual transmission and rear-wheel-drive were what launched the FT-86 to […]

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Toyota Backs Off FT-86 Price Point, Youth Appeal Goals http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-backs-off-ft-86-price-point-youth-appeal-goals/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-backs-off-ft-86-price-point-youth-appeal-goals/#comments Wed, 21 Apr 2010 21:17:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353668 Already a good year into its hype-cycle, Toyota’s much-discussed FT-86 sports coupe is apparently losing some of the focus that made it an instant (theoretical) hit with enthusiasts. According to Autocar, Toyota has given up on its price point goal of $20,000 for a base model in the Japanese market, bumping MSRP targets to $23k […]

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Already a good year into its hype-cycle, Toyota’s much-discussed FT-86 sports coupe is apparently losing some of the focus that made it an instant (theoretical) hit with enthusiasts. According to Autocar, Toyota has given up on its price point goal of $20,000 for a base model in the Japanese market, bumping MSRP targets to $23k […]

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Kia Plans “Toyobaru” RWD Coupe Rival http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/kia-plans-toyobaru-rwd-coupe-rival/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/kia-plans-toyobaru-rwd-coupe-rival/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2009 19:42:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338975 Autocar is reporting that Kia has its ever-eager eyes on the affordable RWD sporty coupe market. It’s 2008 Kee coupe concept could borrow the Genesis coupe’s RWD platform when it eventually makes its appearance. In an exclusive interview Kia design director Peter Schreyer told Autocar that the Kee wasn’t in the European product plan for […]

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Autocar is reporting that Kia has its ever-eager eyes on the affordable RWD sporty coupe market. It’s 2008 Kee coupe concept could borrow the Genesis coupe’s RWD platform when it eventually makes its appearance. In an exclusive interview Kia design director Peter Schreyer told Autocar that the Kee wasn’t in the European product plan for […]

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