Supercharged vs. N/A Tuned FRS (GT86)

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The Toyota GT86 (nee Scion FRS) has long been derided for the lack of power. More specifically, complaints have arisen about the massive dip in torque between 3,000-5,000RPM. The FA20 engine, with only 151 lb-ft, is hurting for torque as-is, so by throwing a big dip in the power delivery ¬†drivability really suffers. Fortunately, the […] More »

  Comments | By - January 25, 2017

A Rainy Day with Formula Drift and Scion Racing

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It’s raining here at the ScionLife HQ and that has put us in a bit of a mood. Fortunately, we have found just the video to cure our rainy day woes. Formula Drift 2015 Round 4 was held during a rainy Spring day in New Jersey. The wet, low-grip surface proving to be quite a […] More »

  Comments | By - January 18, 2017

Ferrari-engined Toyota GT86 Hits the Track

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Meet the GT86 of your dreams. Professional Drifter Ryan Tuerck has¬†been working hard with his title sponsors in building the Donut Media brand. One of the excellent projects they have worked on was a new Toyota GT86 for SEMA. Finished and driven to SEMA the day of, this build has been intense. This particular GT86 […] More »

  Comments | By - January 13, 2017

Tuerck and Forsberg Team Up for Formula Drift 2017

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2017 is going to be a very entertaining year for Formula Drift. Ryan Tuerck and Chris Forsberg, two of the biggest names in professional drifting, have announced a partnership for FormulaD 2K17. Tuerck continues with his Toyota Racing GT86 and Forsberg is retaining his twin-turbocharged 370Z for 2017. What does this partnership mean? Much of […] More »

  Comments | By - January 5, 2017

86 Cup Brings Enthusiasts Together

The Racers’ Line has produced a small film about the 86 Cup, a California-based time attack challenge for the GT86 and all of it’s siblings. By covering a recent event at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, viewers are able to get an insight into what the 86 Cup is all about. What is the 86 Cup? The […] More »

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