Should I Buy A Subaru BRZ or a BMW E46? - /ROAD TESTAMENT
This week, we introduce a new segment: #BRZorThat, in which we discuss used-car alternatives -- submitted by you -- to the Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S, the second coming of the inexpensive, light-weight, rear-drive sports car. Try one of these, or buy the BRZ. Your choice.
The 450 HP Crawford Performance Turbo BRZ - /TUNED
We love the FRS and BRZ twins; they offer an approachable limit of performance and phenomenal dynamics in an affordable package. And we learned earlier this season that a bolt-on turbo kit will add to the FRS's performance without taking away from it's character. But what happens when you double the BRZ's horsepower and triple it's torque? We find out.
The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
Frank Profera has spent six years making his Lotus go faster, stop shorter, and corner harder. Though it only has to move around 2,150 lbs, Frank's Lotus makes 680 wheel horsepower with a twin-charged 1.8L engine; giving it a better power-to-weight ratio than Mario Andretti's Formula One Lotus. It's an ongoing project that may never be finished, because of Frank's never-ending obsession with speed. We had to take it for a ride.