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End of an era: Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ sports cars sold out in Australia, new models inbound

The current-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ sports-car twins have sold out in Australia, CarAdvice understands. While limited dealer and demo supply may remain on some showroom floors, both manufacturers suggest their respective national dealer networks have cleared out stock and are awaiting next-generation replacements...

Subaru BRZ driver clocks up equivalent of $10,000 in fines after being chased by police helicopter

A 23-year-old Sydney driver of a Subaru BRZ sports car has clocked up the equivalent of more than $10,000 in speeding fines in one night after being spotted driving erratically by a police helicopter. NSW Police have released details about how one of its helicopters on routine patrol tracked the Subaru BRZ speeding for 11 minutes through suburbs in western Sydney late at night last week...

2022 Subaru BRZ: First Australian deliveries due late 2021, registrations of interest now open – UPDATE: Here in December

UPDATE, 1 June 2021: Subaru Australia is aiming to begin deliveries of the BRZ sports car in December of this year, a spokesperson for the brand has confirmed to CarAdvice. William Davis 3 May 2021: The 2022 Subaru BRZ will launch in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October to December inclusive), with customers interested in the new sports car now able to register their interest...

2022 Toyota GR 86 Convertible rendered: New sports coupe gets the angle-grinder treatment

A convertible variant of the Toyota GR 86 and twin under the skin Subaru BRZ has long been rumoured – now we know what one could look like. Following its recent and highly-publicised launch, our in-house Photoshop whiz Alex Misoyannis took the liberty of rendering a roofless rendition of the all-new sports coupe...

2022 Subaru BRZ: Right-hand-drive model unveiled with STI accessory range

The 2022 Subaru BRZ has made its right-hand drive debut, ahead of its full Australian launch understood for later in 2021. Unveiled alongside the global debut of its Toyota GR 86 twin, the Japanese-market BRZ (unsurprisingly) looks all but identical to the US-market model revealed in November 2020 – and is joined by an expanding catalogue of Subaru-designed accessories...

2021 Toyota GR 86 could be just weeks away, as Subaru confirms joint announcement

Toyota and Subaru have confirmed plans for a joint announcement on 5 April 2021, suggesting the all-new GR 86 sports car could be closer to launch than previously thought. Teasing the upcoming event, an image appears to show the badges of both a Toyota GR 86 and a Subaru BRZ, with the words "Let's make ever-better cars together!" While it's yet to be confirmed the upcoming media event will feature the wildly-popular coupe's reveal, CarAdvice understands this is highly likely...

2022 Subaru BRZ patented in Australia as local launch draws closer

Patent filings for the 2022 Subaru BRZ have been published in Australia, as the latest checkpoint along the second-generation Subaru sports coupe's road to Australian showrooms. Design patents filed with Australian intellectual property officials reveal little not shown off at the BRZ's global unveiling in November 2020: an evolutionary step over the outgoing model in the design department, with new front and rear fascias, more sculpted side skirts and wheel arches, and overhauled lighting signatures...

2021 Subaru BRZ GT300 race car revealed for Japan's Super GT series

The recently-revealed 2022 Subaru BRZ will go racing. Subaru's motorsport division has unveiled the BRZ GT300, a track-honed, high-downforce version of the second-generation sports car, designed to compete in the lower-rung GT300 class of Japan's Super GT sports car racing series...

Mysterious 2022 Subaru BRZ may hint at an STI model

A camouflaged 2022 Subaru BRZ has been spied testing at Fuji Speedway in Japan, wearing body parts suggesting the possibility of an STI variant. The left-hand-drive BRZ was shown on Twitter by user @taku_saf1, showing a deeper lip spoiler add-on with winglets at the sides, finished in black...

Subaru reveals why its 2022 BRZ missed out on turbo power

The 2022 Subaru BRZ was officially unveiled last week, but, to the disappointment of many fans, the low-slung sports coupe still doesn’t have a turbo – now the Japanese manufacturer has revealed the reason why. The new-generation model is powered by a naturally-aspirated version of Subaru's 2...

2022 Subaru BRZ STI Rallye: Off-road 'Safari' coupe imagined

The much-anticipated Subaru BRZ coupe has been revealed to the world, and it's been the inspiration for same day-dreaming here at CarAdvice. Last week the BRZ was unveiled, with Subaru showing off a heavily-revised version of the first-gen BRZ, but with an increased length, a lower height, and a much stiffer chassis than the outgoing model...