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    Thread: Scion FRS/BRZ is the not the new Supra! Hidden identity revealed!!

    1. 05-11-2012 08:59 PM #1
      We all know there has been a lot of hype about this car. Having owned a MK3 Supra I find peoples posts on the new FRS Hilarious! First and foremost. Hate to break it to ya, but guess what. Brand spanking new car models don't have huge aftermarket support. Secondly to turbo a N/A engine requires tons of work. Even the STI version is going to be 250 N/A. Not to mention whether or not the Tranny or Engine Internals can take it.(Doubtful) So by all means I encourage all you fan boys to spend 25k on a new car to find out you need a another 10k-15K to keep up with a chipped GTI. Lol
      As for handling just because it's rwd doesn't mean its a sports car. The only reason I could see somebody buying one is strictly cosmetic.. and that's when it hit me! The FRS is not a supra, nor a miata...don't be fooled. It's just another Celica! They both just look fast.. lol If you want a real animal get a M1. I rest my case




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      05-11-2012 09:00 PM #2
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      05-11-2012 09:04 PM #4
      damn, FRS looks hawt in red.
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    5. 05-11-2012 09:10 PM #5
      It was never supposed to be the new Supra. It was supposed to be a throw back to the Corolla AE86 and Celica. Back in the 1990's the Supra cost around $50,000 which would be $75,000 in todays money. How does a $25,000= $75,000. A better comparison would be the Lexus ISF.

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      05-11-2012 10:11 PM #7
      I think you're arguing a point no one here is making. This is supposed to be an AE86 successor, or if nothing else, an early 80's celica replacement. If it were Nissan, think 240SX, not 300ZX.

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    8. 05-11-2012 10:12 PM #8
      You know...after reading through all the pages of hype/trolling/criticism for the BRZ, I don't think I've heard it compared to the Celica.

      If I were in the market for a new car, i'd seriously consider the BRZ even if it was slower than a FWD equivalent. Unfortunately, it should really start at 22k and not 25k.
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      05-11-2012 10:16 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by .:RAWR32 View Post
      lol If you want a real animal get a M1. I rest my case
      I agree.


      Now please tell me where I can find one for 25 grand?

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      05-11-2012 10:22 PM #10
      $10-$15K additional for the FR-S/BRZ to keep up with a chipped GTI???? BAAAHAHAHAHAHA.. you are truly trolling.
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      05-11-2012 10:23 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by .:RAWR32 View Post
      We all know there has been a lot of hype about this car. Having owned a MK3 Supra I find peoples posts on the new FRS Hilarious! First and foremost. Hate to break it to ya, but guess what. Brand spanking new car models don't have huge aftermarket support. Secondly to turbo a N/A engine requires tons of work. Even the STI version is going to be 250 N/A. Not to mention whether or not the Tranny or Engine Internals can take it.(Doubtful) So by all means I encourage all you fan boys to spend 25k on a new car to find out you need a another 10k-15K to keep up with a chipped GTI. Lol
      As for handling just because it's rwd doesn't mean its a sports car. The only reason I could see somebody buying one is strictly cosmetic.. and that's when it hit me! The FRS is not a supra, nor a miata...don't be fooled. It's just another Celica! They both just look fast.. lol If you want a real animal get a M1. I rest my case
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    14. 05-11-2012 11:17 PM #14
      Recently banned regular, or sockpuppet for somebody who wanted to troll?

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      05-11-2012 11:18 PM #15
      Celica?

      Celica went FWD 22 years ago, sharing a platform with the Camry, before losing it's way.
      If you're looking for an ersatz Celica, look towards the tC.

      I like the FRS, though. 151FTW.
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      05-12-2012 12:09 AM #17
      the Celica was wrong-wheel drive for a long time.
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      05-12-2012 12:15 AM #18
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    20. 05-12-2012 12:24 AM #20
      my friend who has seen it in person... rear seats are for people without legs. "drivers" cars have 2 seats. not 2 +2 (half seats)
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      05-12-2012 12:26 AM #21
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    23. 05-12-2012 12:43 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by .:RAWR32 View Post
      We all know there has been a lot of hype about this car. Having owned a MK3 Supra I find peoples posts on the new FRS Hilarious! First and foremost. Hate to break it to ya, but guess what. Brand spanking new car models don't have huge aftermarket support. Secondly to turbo a N/A engine requires tons of work. Even the STI version is going to be 250 N/A. Not to mention whether or not the Tranny or Engine Internals can take it.(Doubtful) So by all means I encourage all you fan boys to spend 25k on a new car to find out you need a another 10k-15K to keep up with a chipped GTI. Lol
      As for handling just because it's rwd doesn't mean its a sports car. The only reason I could see somebody buying one is strictly cosmetic.. and that's when it hit me! The FRS is not a supra, nor a miata...don't be fooled. It's just another Celica! They both just look fast.. lol If you want a real animal get a M1. I rest my case
      It has been many years since I have been into Hondas, so I could be missing a lot of parts they need, but do you want to explain how this is anywhere close to "keeping up with a chipped GTI", or anywhere close to 10-15k?

      http://www.full-race.com/store/turbo...turbo-kit.html

      GTI's modability isn't really special...at all...

      can also guarantee they won't be waiting an eternity like us for full aftermarket fueling upgrades (pls don't bother listing s3 rs4 injectors as an option for the fsi guys).

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      05-12-2012 12:51 AM #24
      I've literally seen zero people compare it to a Supra.
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      05-12-2012 01:03 AM #25
      It's not even that good looking. It's like a slightly less feminine looking miata for the latent homosexual to feel comfortable purchasing.
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      05-12-2012 01:04 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Run L1ke H3LL View Post
      It's not even that good looking. It's like a slightly less feminine looking miata for the latent homosexual to feel comfortable purchasing.
      I think they look pretty damn good for a $25k RWD coupe, especially the BRZ.
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      05-12-2012 01:06 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by rconn14 View Post
      I think they look pretty damn good for a $25k RWD coupe, especially the BRZ.
      Maybe I was laying on the sarcasm too thick. I like the car too, don't know what the OP is fussing about
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      05-12-2012 01:14 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      This is supposed to be an AE86 successor
      ^^Besides the op is new, he hasnt been reading a ****ing thing on this car!
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      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      I like the FRS, though. 151FTL.
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      05-12-2012 01:56 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by .:RAWR32 View Post
      We all know there has been a lot of hype about this car. Having owned a MK3 Supra I find peoples posts on the new FRS Hilarious! First and foremost. Hate to break it to ya, but guess what. Brand spanking new car models don't have huge aftermarket support. Secondly to turbo a N/A engine requires tons of work. Even the STI version is going to be 250 N/A. Not to mention whether or not the Tranny or Engine Internals can take it.(Doubtful) So by all means I encourage all you fan boys to spend 25k on a new car to find out you need a another 10k-15K to keep up with a chipped GTI. Lol
      As for handling just because it's rwd doesn't mean its a sports car. The only reason I could see somebody buying one is strictly cosmetic.. and that's when it hit me! The FRS is not a supra, nor a miata...don't be fooled. It's just another Celica! They both just look fast.. lol If you want a real animal get a M1. I rest my case
      Agreed 100%

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      05-12-2012 02:08 AM #32
      It seems like OP has really foiled toyota's hidden agenda to brainwash people into thinking it's really the "new Supra!" Thank you, without this thread i fear i would have fallen for it.
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      05-12-2012 02:25 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by DrFrisker View Post
      my friend who has seen it in person... rear seats are for people without legs. "drivers" cars have 2 seats. not 2 +2 (half seats)
      So, my old Porsche 944 Turbo wasn't a driver's car? Same goes for the DB9, most 911s (993, 964, etc) among many, many other 2+2.

    34. 05-12-2012 02:34 AM #34
      I must agree with one of the previous posters looks good in red

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