Video: HKS Racing Performer 86 Drift Test with HKS GT SUPERCHARGER
Nobuteru Taniguchi testing his new D1 car with supercharged FA20 engine. It utilizes HKS GT Supercharger, engine control adjusted with F-Con. The engine makes 245 horsepower at 0.45bar boost.
Nobuteru Taniguchi plans to participate in D1 Grand Prix second round this month with this modified Toyota
All Japan Rally Championship
Rouund #1 Tour de Kyushu, Karatsu
Toyoota 86 by Gazoo Racing & Team Luck
Driver: Katsuhiko Tsutsui
Toyota FR sports '86' 2012 all-Japan Rally Championship appeared in the
Car and Driver Tested: 2013 Subaru BRZ Limited vs. Route Napoléon
Is the Japanese sports car back? Can it be drifted? The beauty of rear-wheel drive hits one of France's most beautiful highways.
This movie explains how SUBARU BRZ had been developed and engineered by Subaru with the details of the ultimate low center of gravity, the new plat form, the high engine power unit, the suspension, the steering and driving position, and the vehicle stability control. All were engineered just to realize "Pure Handling Delight".
Subaru BRZ has achieved its first victory! On 22nd of April 2012 the second round of All Japan Gymkhana Championship was held. Tetsuya Yamano couldnt join the first round because the Subaru BRZ was not oficially released yet. So for the past few months Mr. Yamano has spent a lot of time testing various suspension settings, mixing many different rate parts developing his Comdrive Exmotion "Athlete's Orange" coilovers, as well as testing different LSD setups and Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 tires. The effort has paid off as Tetsuya Yamano won the challenge in Takata TS circuit in Hiroshima where the #2 round of Gymkhana Championship was held. 20 points gives him a 3rd to 4th place in overall ranking in the PN2 class.
Video: comparison of completely stock Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ handling. The Toyota 86 has softer front springs which makes the car more "tail-happy" or prone to oversteer. Subaru BRZ is a bit stiffer, thus it is neutral grip setup and has some natural understeer.
Keep in mind, this is stock car setup, original factory springs are interchangeable and usually go out as soon as people who race