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Old 09-19-2018, 12:27 PM   #1
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Default Subaru BRZ tS vs BRZ: Build it or Buy it?


2018 Subaru BRZ tS: Built it or Buy it?

The 2018 Subaru BRZ tS features a number of improvements over the standard BRZ. You could call it "pre-tuned from the factory." But is that better than just buying a lower-trim level and modding it yourself? How about the lack of a BRZ Turbo option?
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Old 09-22-2018, 01:22 PM   #2
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2018 Subaru BRZ tS: Built it or Buy it?

The 2018 Subaru BRZ tS features a number of improvements over the standard BRZ. You could call it "pre-tuned from the factory." But is that better than just buying a lower-trim level and modding it yourself? How about the lack of a BRZ Turbo option?
well i think that the reason why they don't is cause they would have to redesign the engine to handle the fi. so yeah lots of work for a car that will probably be redesigned in a couple of years. Kinda the same argument when the 1999 impreza 2.5 rs came out and all these people were talking about the turbo version coming out. Subaru waited til the next gen and brought out the ej205.
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Old 01-03-2019, 11:10 AM   #3
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well i think that the reason why they don't is cause they would have to redesign the engine to handle the fi.
Its the N/A version of the motor in the 2015+ WRX. They [i]could[i] just put the fa20dit in it, but I believe the issue is more along the lines of what ever arrangements subaru has with toyota... BRZ = GT86
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Old 01-05-2019, 11:10 AM   #4
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I'm sure one can build the same or better car than the Ts from a regular BRZ, but the point of the Ts is that it comes out of the factory as is and one would (at least me) keep the car completely stock and drive it as is as a collector's car.. well maybe tires to match your driving taste, but everything should stay stock.

Otherwise why bother getting a Ts in the first place. Just my opinion.
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That wheel set up is legit though. I dig it.
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Old 03-08-2019, 07:48 PM   #6
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Sexy af! Im sold!
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Old 03-22-2019, 01:51 PM   #7
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2018 Subaru BRZ tS: Built it or Buy it?

The 2018 Subaru BRZ tS features a number of improvements over the standard BRZ. You could call it "pre-tuned from the factory." But is that better than just buying a lower-trim level and modding it yourself? How about the lack of a BRZ Turbo option?
I feel this is the same argument that people make who buy WRXs and modify to be "better than a STI".
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