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SUBARU ANNOUNCES 2017 BRZ SERIES.YELLOW SPECIAL EDITION

Yellow BRZ

We all had our calendars marked to this date that subaru would bring this car out to Wicked big meet 2016 Cherry Hill, N.J. –  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the 2017 BRZ Series.Yellow, the most exciting BRZ to date with its striking color and

Monogram Series FR-S is official!

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January 09, 2014 TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 9, 2014) – Exceptional features will now come at even more exceptional prices. The 2014 Scion FR-S and tC gain premium features with the competitively priced, limited edition Monogram Series™ models on display for the first time at the North American International Auto

Welcoming Cristian to the Team

With success comes growth and with growth comes change. We’ve recently added a new addition to the 86SPEED Team and he goes by the Name of Cristian! Call him The Plug or the “go-to” but we like to keep it simple and call him Cris.

It’s a Miracle— Subaru Is Building a BRZ STI

  It’s a Miracle— Subaru Is Building a BRZ STI By Jeff PerezApril 20, 2015 12:45 PM Rejoice, friends and enthusiasts everywhere. Subaru, in a plan to expand its STI range stateside, is finally building the BRZ STI sports car that everyone and their mother has been begging

Struggling Sales Could Kill the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

Remember when Toyota announced the GT 86 platform and enthusiasts everywhere went nuts? After all, the GT 86 — Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ here in the States — was the rear-wheel drive, manual answer to everyone’s wishes. Well, it looks likes wishes don’t necessarily equate to

Welcoming Cristian to the Team

screenshot_3With success comes growth and with growth comes change.

We’ve recently added a new addition to the 86SPEED Team and he goes by the Name of Cristian! Call him The Plug or the “go-to” but we like to keep it simple and call him Cris.

He now drives a 2015 Subaru STi, but like many of us he was once (and still is) an 86 enthusiast and previously drove a 2013 Scion FRS. We screenshot_7met Cristian a few years back when he was just a customer and the first thing we noticed about him was his curiosity. He was one to ask many questions related to the car and all aspects of it. We knew then that he would eventually be very knowledgeable about the car. Fast forward a few years later and he is such of that.

One of the few things to note about his 86 resume was that he was boosted.screenshot_4 screenshot_5He was one of the first few owners to own the big Greddy t620z Turbo Kit and was the only one in Vegas. Might I add pushing well over 400 hp TO THE WHEEL! Its fast! (I know…I raced him and I too am boosted. With or without his Big APR GTC250 Wing and his sticky Toyo Proxes R888’s…I-did-not-stand-a-chance.)

 

Its not always easy being the first at anything. You have to leave a good impression, you have to take risks, and only by that will you see success ….through trail and error.

 

screenshot_6With only a little more than a couple years owning his FR-S. He learned much more. From support mods like axles & driveshafts, EcuTek tuning, exhaust components, suspension and so much more its safe to say he is very knowledgeable.

We even named a boost package after him! :)
The HARO Package

Apart from that, his attitude is laid back but his mentality can be best described as “how can I help you today?” So if you ever have a question and want to inquire about a part, don’t hesitate to shoot him a message or a call.

Welcome to the team, Cris!

SUBARU ANNOUNCES 2017 BRZ SERIES.YELLOW SPECIAL EDITION

Yellow BRZ
We all had our calendars marked to this date that subaru would bring this car out to Wicked big meet 2016
Cherry Hill, N.J. –  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the 2017 BRZ Series.Yellow, the most exciting BRZ to date with its striking color and performance upgrades. The special edition, limited to only 500 cars, will debut today at Wicked Big Meet in Stafford Springs, CT.
  • Limited production of 500 units –Available 2017
  • Exclusive yellow exterior color
  • Unique yellow interior accents
  • Brembo performance brake system
  • SACHS performance shocks
New Yellow BRZ Series
The Series.Yellow is immediately recognizable by its brilliant yellow exterior, unique black alloy wheels, black BRZ and SUBARU badging, and black foldable exterior mirrors.  Based on the 2017 Limited model equipped with the new Performance Package, the Series.Yellow enhances a driver’s experience with superior stopping power and control. The brake system has been upgraded to Brembo® four-piston calipers and rotors on the front and dual-piston calipers and rotors on the rear.  This advanced system gives the yellow sports coupe a significant boost in stopping power, fade resistance, and pedal feel.  SACHS® Performance shock absorbers have been added to all four wheels for advanced handling and steering stability.  Also the special edition comes equipped with 17-in x 7.5-in black aluminum alloy wheels.The Series.Yellow offers black leather and Alcantara upholstery with contrasting yellow stitching throughout the interior including seats, door and dash panels, steering wheel, knee pads and shifter boot.  The front seatbacks are also embroidered with a yellow BRZ logo.  The final touch for this model is the carpeted floor mats with yellow stitching and a silver embroidered BRZ logo.
Performance
The BRZ, known for its ultra-low center of gravity and precision handling, offers several updates for 2017 to increase performance on the track and open roads.  For improved responsiveness, BRZ receives updated coil springs and a larger rear stabilizer bar and the Series.Yellow gains the additional upgrade of SACHS Performance shock absorbers.  Reinforcements to the chassis were added to the strut tower braces, transmission cross-member plate and the rear wheel housings to increase rigidity.  The stability control system has been updated to allow the driver to experience more of BRZ’s handling prowess. The results are dramatic enough for Subaru to change the name of “Sport” mode to “Track”.
Yellow BRZThe BRZ Series.Yellow comes standard with the 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER engine and 6-speed manual transmission.  Enhanced for 2017, BRZ’s horizontally-opposed engine receives several internal updates for friction reduction as well as a new aluminum intake manifold and redesigned exhaust manifold.  These combined improvements boost the engine output to 205-hp and 156 lb-ft of torque.  Also, a lower final drive ratio from 4.1 to 4.3:1, paired with the standard Torsen® limited-slip differential, improves acceleration
headlight BRZ
Exterior Updates
For 2017, the BRZ front bumper cover has been redesigned for a widened appearance and positioned lower for improved aerodynamics, control, and stability.  The sport coupe’s headlights are upgraded to “kono-ji” style LED with Daytime Running Lights (DRL).  The turn signal and position light have been integrated into the new headlight for a clean design that completes the refined front fascia.  New LED fog lights allow greater nighttime visibility and are standard on the Series.Yellow.  The updated fender garnish matches the body color but with a black insert that accentuates it in profile.All 2017 BRZ models receive a pedestal-style aluminum rear spoiler in matching body color and black finish.  The new design improves the vehicle’s downforce, which in turn improves stability and control.  As with the headlights, the rear combination lights have been updated to full-LED for better visibility and energy efficiency.
Interior Updates
Standard for the special edition is a 4.2-in LCD multifunction display positioned to the right of the prominent tachometer.  This driver information readout provides access to vehicle performance including lateral Gs, accelerator pedal position, braking force, steering angle, oil and water temperature, and battery voltage as well as an integrated stop watch for recording lap times.
2017 brz steering wheel
The redesigned leather-wrapped steering wheel has a firmer, sportier feel along with new audio controls and multifunction display switches for greater control and convenience while driving.All 2017 BRZ models come standard with the SUBARU STARLINK 6.2” Multimedia System that includes a comprehensive list of features:
 yellow BRZ interior
  • 6.2-in. high resolution multi-function touch screen display
  • AM/FM stereo and HD Radio®
  • Single-disc in-dash CD player with 8 speakers
  • Subaru STARLINK smartphone integration with Pandora® and Aha®
  • Subaru STARLINK apps including iHeart® Radio and Stitcher
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone connectivity and audio streaming
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Rear vision camera

Also standard on this model is a dual-zone automatic climate control, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors, and front door courtesy lights.

yellow BRZ with BREMBOThe BRZ Series.Yellow makes its first public appearance at one of the country’s largest Subaru enthusiast festivals, Wicked Big Meet, which is held at Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs, CT on June 12th.  The Series.Yellow will arrive at retailers in 2017.
Source of info http://www.media.subaru.com/pressrelease/964/1/subaru-announces-2017-brz-series.yellow-special-edition

Introducing the 2017 Subaru BRZ!

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INTRODUCING THE ALL NEW

2017 SUBARU BRZ

We have been following the change of the BRZ/FRS

for a while now. Seeing whats going to be the next

big update. Now its officially out but are the updates

enough to make you want to get this new BRZ? We

all knew turbo STI Version of the BRZ would be a long

shot but we think these minor changes really puts the

BRZ ahead of its competitors. The first thing we see are

those big beautiful red Brembo brakes. Seems a bit

much for a car with only 205hp but as we have seen

in previous years, most people get aftermarket power

adders which will make it nice to have these brakes

from the get go.

Now the Front end change are subtle but we believe

looks more aggressive. Maybe a bit too aggressive

from the rest of the car but none the less We like it a lot!

Enjoy the info below provided by Subaru’s website.

Coming in September 2016!

Performance Features

New Styling and Leading Edge Technology