The FR-S, a Scion and a Subaru?

FRS and BRZI think we can all agree that the new Scion FR-S is the coolest addition to the Scion family; the Japanese automaker is known for being a reliable and affordable brand with some unique product offerings. The FR-S, however, has taken Scion on a journey, as it’s Scion’s first true sports coupe. Rear-wheel drive is mated to a Subaru 2.0L Boxer engine and a six-speed manual transmission. Yes you read correctly, that’s a Subaru engine under the hood of this Scion. Subaru and Scion teamed up to produce two sports coupes, the Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ. It may be a bit of a surprise that the FR-S comes with a touch of Subaru, but combine that with Scion finishes and it makes for one serious Sport Coupe. Continue reading

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2014 Toyota Highlander Revealed at New York Auto Show

2014 Toyota Highlander LimitedEarlier today, the much-anticipated all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander was revealed at the New York Auto Show! The 2014 Toyota Highlander has been thoroughly overhauled with an all-new interior featuring room for eight occupants and an all-new sleeker exterior. Toyota is taking an upscale approach with the new Highlander’s interior, as well as adding more cargo room and standard features. Continue reading

What’s New and Not to Love About the 2013 Toyota RAV4?

2013 Rav4

The 2013 RAV4 was introduced to America in November 2012, and it’s become quite clear that Toyota has high expectations for this completely re-designed sporty SUV. You may have gotten a chance to watch the Game Day Toyota commercial featuring the 2013 RAV4 genie and her special wish granting powers. Although the 2013 RAV4 may not be an actual genie, it’s sure to grant all that you wish for in an SUV.

In a class that has become dominated by smooth, wind-sculpted designs, four-cylinder power, and conventional packaging, the RAV4 is an SUV that stands out with its angular styling, exterior-mounted spare, and optional V-6 engine. Having undergone its first major redesign since 2006, the 2013 RAV4 has expressive styling and a roomy, comfortable interior that is decidedly refined; but with agile handling and all-weather capability, it’s still ready for adventure whenever you are. Continue reading