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2022 Subaru WRX S4 STI Performance Concept Front Three Quarter View at 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

Another One Bites the Dust: The 2023 WRX STI is No More

No ICE ICE, baby In a move that’s come straight out of left field, Subaru has confirmed that the next STI will not be produced based on the 2022 WRX platform. Their brief statement out of Camden, New Jersey references tightening greenhouse gas regulations, zero emissions vehicles, and the NHTSA’s CAFÉ (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) …

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2022 Toyota GR Supra A91 CF (Carbon Fiber) Edition with Absolute Zero paint in a Wind Tunnel

The Toyota GR Supra is Finally Getting a Manual Transmission

Two feet, three pedals Do you often find yourself on a commute wishing your left leg had something to do? Does your right arm ever feel abandoned, lost, or confused? Has your significant other left you for a more attractive and successf- wait, what? If you’re experiencing one or more of these symptoms, then the …

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Subaru STI E-RA Concept Race Car Front Three Quarter View at 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

STI Brings the Goods to Subaru’s 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon Showing

The Tokyo Auto Salon comes around once a year and showcases some of Japan’s top factory performance models and parts. For Subaru, this means putting their in-house performance subdivision, STI, center stage to lead the show. An All-New Electric Race Car With electric vehicles dominating the future automotive landscape, Subaru set their sites on building …

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2023 Honda Civic Type R Testing at Suzuka Raceway

Honda Builds More Hype for the Next Generation 2023 Civic Type R

It seems that Japanese automakers have taken a page out of the “Product Launch Hype 101” guidebook often used in American marketing departments. From Toyota’s constant GR Corolla teasers to Honda’s resistance in de-camouflaging the Civic Type R, nail-biting fans (myself included), have been clawing at any chance to get more info on these hot …

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Anime Drawing of AE86 and GR86 Drifting with GR86 X Initial D Text Written Above

Initial D & Keiichi Tsuchiya Collab for Toyota’s Awesome GR86 Ads

Eight. Six. Two seemingly random numbers to most, but when together represent one of Japan’s most iconic rear-wheel drive cars to bless the road with its glorious presence (I may be a bit biased here). The Hachi-Roku ハチロク (Japanese for “eight-six”), or AE86, is the machine that started it all for the 86 legacy. Championed …

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX on the highway

The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX Is More Important Than You Think

Range through efficiency There’s no doubt that we’re in the midst of one of the automotive world’s greatest evolutions since the advent of Ford’s mass production assembly lines back in the 1920s. Whether petrolheads like it or not, the EV wave is coming and competition is only heating up between automakers. With Tesla disrupting the …

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2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

Hyundai Shuts Down All Internal Combustion Engine Development

Enthusiasts, let’s face it: it’s apparent the industry is shifting to electric vehicles (it’s all we’ve been writing about recently). An increasing number of automakers, like Toyota and Porsche, are laying out multi-year plans to smoothly transition to electric technologies. On the other hand, we have Hyundai Group; which just halted all R&D on new …

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Subaru X STI Concept Reveal 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

Electric STI & 2023 WRX S4 STI Headed to 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

Subaru is looking to hit the new year running with a series of reveals set for the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. The focus of the exhibit will be Subaru’s motorsport division, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), with one sports EV and three factory modified concept models set to hit the market in the near future.  Although …

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Akio Toyoda Presenting Full EV Lineup for Toyota and Lexus

Toyota and Lexus Reveal All – Full Lineup of 30 EVs On the Way

EVs for all In a move that shocked the world (pun intended), Toyota just made a grand reveal of what they have in store for their battery EV strategies. Having been in the spotlight for vocally denouncing the application of battery EVs (BEVs) in all markets, Toyota president, Akio Toyoda, led the presentation with what …

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2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Zooming Through a Shipment Container Yard

The GR Corolla is Shaping Up to Be the Hot Hatch of Our Dreams

Turbo, AWD, Hatchback Excited? About a Corolla? Hear us out. There’s a sort of renaissance happening over at Toyota. Akio Toyoda, current president of Japan’s largest automaker and grandson of Toyota’s founder, Sakichi Toyoda, has been on a mission since 2009 to transform the auto giant’s image into one built for enthusiasts. Since taking the …

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