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The Subaru BRZ Concept will be revealed at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show in November! The production model BRZ (debut at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show) is said to be toned down a lot from it's concept.

Here's all the information you need to know about the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show as well as some articles about the BRZ concept at the LA Auto Show.


2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Show Hours:

Friday, Nov. 18: 11am - 10pm
Saturday, Nov. 19: 9am - 10pm
Sunday, Nov. 20: 9am - 8pm
Monday, Nov. 21: 11am - 10pm
Tuesday, Nov. 22: 11am - 10pm
Wednesday, Nov. 23: 11am - 10pm
Thanksgiving Day: 9am - 8pm
Friday, Nov. 25: 9am - 10pm
Saturday, Nov. 26: 9am - 10pm
Sunday, Nov. 27: 9am - 8pm

Tickets:

Adults: $12
E-tickets: $10 - Valid Friday, Nov. 18 - Thursday, Nov. 24
$12 - Valid Friday, Nov. 18 - Sunday, Nov. 27

Children: 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Location:
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 741-1151, ext. 3



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autoguide - 2013 Subaru BRZ to Bow at LA Auto Show (posted on this forum)

http://www.subarubrzforum.com/showthread.php/191-2013-Subaru-BRZ-to-Bow-at-LA-Auto-Show


nzherald - Subaru to reveal BRZ coupe at LA show

Subaru is expected to show a production concept of its rear-drive BRZ coupe at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November - before unveiling the real thing in Tokyo later that month.

So far the Japanese carmaker has revealed little about the BRZ other than its see-through wire-frame guise.

The LA show car will also come with a twist - although it will wear sheet metal, none of the panels will be the same as the production car.

The production-ready BRZ will join its Toyota FT-86/Scion FRS siblings. All three versions of the car, says reports in the United States, will wear similar body panels with the exception of their faces.

Subaru will apply its own mug, while the Toyota and Scion versions will be essentially identical with the exception of badging.

Subaru will be responsible for production of all three versions, and the sporty coupe will be built at the Japanese carmaker's Gunma, Japan, facility.

There the cars will be fitted with 2-litre boxer engines and paired with either a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual gearbox.

There will be no turbocharged version of the BRZ coupe - and all-wheel drive has also been ruled out, says the carmaker. The rear-drive coupe will come only with a normally aspirated four-cylinder engine with a power output of about 150kW. Despite it being launched alongside Toyota's FT-86 in Tokyo, Subaru insists it has played the leading role in development.

"The car may initially be branded as a Toyota, but it is a Subaru," said product planning chief Toshio Masuda. The BRZ name stands for boxer engine, rear-wheel drive and zenith. Production is scheduled to begin in the first half of next year, just a few months after the Toyota FT-86 and Scion FRS.

No precise engine details have been released, but both the BRZ and FT-86 should be good for a 0-100km/h time of about eight seconds and a top speed of 230km/h. The FT-86 concept has a 2570mm wheelbase and measures 4235mm in length. It's also 1795mm wide and 1270mm high - making it about the same size as a Volkswagen Scirocco.

carscoop - Subaru BRZ Concept Rumored to Debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show

If we are to believe to a new report from Car&Driver - and we have no reason not to, Subaru will finally lift the veil off a concept version of the BRZ sports coupe with actual sheetmetal at the upcoming 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in mid-November.
And unlike the BRZ's sister model from Toyota, Subaru won't be showing another concept as both the BRZ and FT-86 (we're still not sure about the name), will be making their world premiere in final production trim at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show in December.

Citing inside sources, C&D says that Subaru and Toyota had an agreement not to show "a single production body panel" if any car until their debut at the Tokyo event, which explains why the Toyota FT-86 Concept I, II, and G Sports, as well as the more recent Scion FR-S, looked different.

But it’s not all good news as the magazine reports that the final production Toyota FT-86 (global model) and the Scion FR-S (only for North America) will be identical twins sans the badges and equipment levels, while difference with the Subaru BRZ (global model) will be limited to the front fascia.

The development of the rear-wheel drive sports car's powertrain and chassis was handled by Subaru, which will also build the cars at its Gunma facility in Japan, starting from next spring. Toyota, on the other hand, took over the styling aspect.

A Subaru-sourced 2.0-liter boxer four featuring Toyota’s port-and-direct-injection system, believed to produce around 200-ponies, will power all three cars.

Finally, power will be transferred exclusively to the rear wheels (there won't be an AWD version for the Subaru) through a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmissions.
nitrobahn - Subaru BRZ Concept Heading to Los Angeles

Subaru had teased the BRZ concept car at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show this month without any extensive details. But according to latest reports, the BRZ concept will make its debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show in November.
The BRZ concept is Subaru’s version of the shared rear-wheel drive sports car platform jointly developed with Toyota. Apart from the BRZ, another two cars will be based on this platform: the Toyota FT-86 the Scion FR-S. The BRZ has been showcased in several auto shows in a transparent body panel model and apparently, the companies involved in this joint project has agreed not to show any production body panels of these cars in any auto show until its debut in December. The production versions of the BRZ and the FT86 will debut at the Tokyo Auto Show in December.
The Subaru BRZ is rumored to be powered by a 2.0-liter direct-injection boxer four-cylinder engine. The power output is somewhere near 200 horsepower. Also, the car is expected to have a very low center of gravity, which is a specialty of Subaru cars. Rumors also suggest that apart from the standard direct injection technology, the car may also feature Toyota’s port-and-direct injection system. The transmission system will be a six-speed transmission system in both manual and automatic forms.
The two models derived from the shared platform are rumored to be identical except for the branding and the front fascia. The Toyota model will be sold under the Scion badging in the US and as a Toyota model in other markets.
Most of the information available now is mostly rumor. But surely, the automaker will release some official data as we approach the Los Angeles launch date.
autoblog - Subaru BRZ concept headed for Los Angeles as new details leak out

Spy shots and see-through body treatments are all we have to go on when it comes to the upcoming Subaru BRZ. We've had enough of that, however, and it seems Subaru is finally ready to show us a bit more of what's in store for the future sports coupe. According to Car and Driver, the Japanese automaker will unveil a concept version of the BRZ at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, and it will be wearing real sheetmetal this time, albeit with a wrinkle – none of the showcar's panels will be the same as the production car.

The BRZ that you will be able to buy will (finally) make its official debut later on at the Tokyo Motor Show, where it will join its Toyota FT-86/Scion FRS siblings. According to C/D, all three versions of the car will wear similar body panels with the exception of their faces. Subaru will apply its own mug, while the Toyota and Scion versions will be essentially identical with the exception of badging.

Subaru will be responsible for production of all three versions, and the sporty coupe will be built at the Japanese automaker's Gunma, Japan facility. There the cars will be fitted with 2.0-liter boxer engines and paired with either a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual gearbox.
 

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Very happy to hear we will be seeing the Subaru BRZ STi concept alongside the Subaru BRZ concept at the LA Auto Show! only a couple weeks away :D
 

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are any of you guys going to the auto show?
I really want to, so I can see the Subaru BRZ concept unveiling but I doubt I'll get a chance to.
Looking forward to seeing pic's and video's from the show :D

are you going? or anyone else seeing this?
 
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