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Driving the FR-S at Spring Mountain was a blast, but by definition, development is never finished. Continue reading Scion FR-S – Lessons Learned from the Track and a Few More Mods
The Time Trial at Spring Mountain is coming up fast, so it’s time to dial in the suspension, improve the brakes, and finish prepping the interior for Track Duty. Continue reading Scion FR-S – Prep for Light Track Duty, Part 2
PCA set up a Time Trial at one of our favorite tracks – Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, Nevada, and the Boxster S would not be ready in time, so it’s time to take the FR-S to the next level and prep it for the track. Continue reading Scion FR-S – Prep for Light Track Duty, Part 1
Our Chief Engineer needed a fun and economical daily driver for his day job, but it’s got to be sporty, and most of all, MEN LIKE US DON’T DRIVE HYBRIDS (at least until they get cooler and faster). Other requirements: Car can’t be too expensive, and it would be nice to have a good selection of reasonably priced aftermarket goodies to choose from. Might as well also throw in the capability to run the car at the occasional Autocross or Track event, and the list of potential candidates gets pretty small. The new Scion FR-S came out on top, so we snapped one up. Since the price is NOT negotiable, might as well hold out for the color you want (e.g., Ultramarine Blue).
Continue reading Scion FR-S: Making a Cool Car Even Cooler