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Winding Road, Part Deux

Me and friend of the blog R. Shiroma (who I must once again give credit to the photo for!) took our local winding road (you know the one I mentioned in an earlier post) for a spin this early evening. Got to push the car a bit more not having to worry about as much militant joggers (although we still did run into people walking their dogs, in darkness, weird…).

And…..yup, I still love this car. It’s just so much easier to drive that much faster on this type of road than my WRX was. Sure you put a pro driver in the seat without the inhibitions you get with driving a public road and I guarantee the WRX will be faster. But I’m not Sebastian Vettel, and I need to worry about old ladies walking their dogs. So in the real world? Yeah, I’ll take the BRZ please.

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Natural Habitat.

Enough beating around the bush, let’s see what the BRZ is like on the types of roads this thing was made for.

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The BIG BRZ Post

So I got’s a BRZ. I’ve been hyping this car since last November when the production version was officially released. And god damnit you’re probably sick to death of me right? Well friends, I’m sorry but I need to make this post. So here we go, my full initial impressions of the BRZ. Want the tl;dr version? It’s a fantastic little car.

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Two Years in the Waiting.

After two years of waiting, obbsessing, and fawning over project FT-86, the time has come. Yesterday I finally took delivery of my very own 2013 Subaru BRZ. Quick impressions after the jump…

*Thanks R. Shiroma for the pic!

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This Could…..no, SHOULD be Great….

Ladies and gentlemen, rejoice! The beige-ification of the automobile is not here yet, and a huge player in the game is showing you why. Not only do I want this car, but more so than that, I want it to resounding sales success. Here’s why…

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My Take on The FT-86 II…

can be read here on Speedhawaii. I’ve returned to writing for Speedhawaii, so instead of wasting time posting something twice on two separate blogs, I’ll just redirect you all there. And support SH!

And Toyota, Subaru: BUILD THE DAMN THING ALREADY!!!!