Sleek styling, rear-wheel drive and sharp handling make the Subaru BRZ one of the most appealing and attainable performance cars on the market.
The 2014 BRZ is rear-wheel drive and features a 2.0-liter, horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine that produces 200 hp and 151 pound-feet of torque. It is matched to a six-speed manual transmission and will go from zero to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 25 mpg combined (22 city/30 highway).
On the inside, the BRZ has a simple, pleasantly styled cabin that features a blend of Toyota and Subaru switchgear and materials. There's no shortage of features as the BRZ is loaded with high-tech items like navigation, HD radio and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity.
Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, a limited-slip rear differential, automatic bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, cruise control, air-conditioning, full power accessories, foglamps, a rear spoiler, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, simulated suede and leather upholstery, heated front seats and heated mirrors, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat and a fold-down rear seatback.
Electronic features include a touchscreen interface; smartphone integration; a navigation system (with voice controls and traffic reporting); Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity; hands-free text messaging; and an eight-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio, satellite radio, an auxiliary audio jack and an iPod/USB audio interface.