With the recent introduction of the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ (in case you are not aware, these cars were developed as a joint venture between the two marks and are essentially the same, save a few aesthetic differences and minor mechanical bits) we thought it was high time to gather up a list of some of the best parts the aftermarket has come up with so far. This is just the tip of the iceberg; the number of quality aftermarket parts available for these cars is growing every day!
1. Who: Five:AD
What: FR-S aero kit
Price: $1,395 (unpainted 5-piece kit)
Based on the FR-S concept car design, this OEM-grade polyurethane aero kit is a sure way to give your ride a little extra spice.
2. Who: Five:AD
What: Rear Spoiler
Price: $290 (unpainted)
This rear deck lid spoiler compliments the FR-S bodylines perfectly and is constructed from OEM-grade polyurethane for a factory fit and finish.
3. Who: Takeda USA
What: Cold-Air Intake
Price: Around $365
Takeda's intake system features a one-piece molded air box that retains the factory ram air scoop while improving airflow by reducing air resistance.
4. Who: AP RacIng
What: Big Brake Kit
AP Racing has released 3 brake kit upgrades for the BRZ & FR-S; a 4-piston caliper with 330mm rotor front kit, a more heavy-duty 6-piston caliper with 355mm rotor front kit, and a 4-piston caliper with 330mm rotor rear brake upgrade.
5. Who: Berk Technology
What: Test Pipe
Berk's direct bolt-on replacement pipe is a great way to free up the restrictive emissions equipment for your track-only FR-S or BRZ.
6. Who: Berk Technology
What: High-Flow Catalytic Converter
If you want a way to free up the restrictive factory exhaust, but keep your car on the cleaner side, this high flow cat from Berk Technology is the way to go.
7. Who: Chargespeed
What: Bottom Line Lip Kit
Chargespeed now offers a great looking carbon-fiber lip kit for both BRZ and FR-S, including a front spoiler, side skirts and a 5-piece rear cap set.
8. Who: Chargespeed
What: Carbon-Fiber Roof Fin
This carbon-fiber roof fin, or "vortex generator" is not only good looking, but a great way to improve the aerodynamics of your FR-S or BRZ by channeling air as it flows over the roof.
9. Who: Clutchmasters
What: Clutch Kits
Clutchmasters offers a complete clutch change over kit including a solid steel flywheel, heavy-duty pressure plate and various friction disc options to satisfy any performance needs.
10. Who: Cusco
What: Over-Bored Throttle Body
With a bore of 2mm over the factory size, this is a great way to help free up some additional power from the highly-strung FA20 engine.
11. Who: Cusco
What: Billet Differential Cover
This rear differential cover increases the oil capacity by 500cc when compared to stock, and also utilizes heat sink fins to improve cooling efficiency. It's also blue.
12. Who: Cusco
What: Adjustable Powerbrace
These adjustable braces allow users to fine tune the amount of tension for different suspension setups and driving needs.
13. Who: Deatschwerks
What: Fuel Injectors
Fuel system upgrades from Deatschwerks are now available in three sizes; 450cc, 700cc and 900cc.
14. Who: Flowmaster
What: Cat-Back Exhaust
Flowmaster's American Thunder exhaust system is not just for domestic cars; this high-quality cat-back is constructed of 2.5" T409 stainless steel for improved flow, durability and an aggressive exhaust note.
15. Who: GReddy
What: GReddy x Rocket Bunny Widebody Aerodynamics Kit
For an aggressive JDM race-inspired look, the GReddy X Rocket Bunny widebody kit really can't be beat. This areo is available exclusively through GReddy Performance Products Inc.
16. Who: GReddy
What: Air Intake
Featuring GReddy's Momentum Series sealed airbox, this cold air intake system maximizes airflow by reducing restrictions and using a proprietary high-flow air filter.
17. Who: GReddy
What: Type-S Suspension Kit
Designed for a balance of traction, comfort and adjustability, the GReddy Type-S coilover suspension kit features excellent ride quality for the street while still providing high performance on track.
18. Who: H&R
What: Sport and Super Sport Springs
H&R has introduced two lowering spring kits for the FR-S and BRZ, the Sport and Super Sport. Super Sport springs lower the cars by 1.2" in front and 1.6" in the rear, while the more mild Sport spring lowers the cars stance 1" in front and 1.2" in the rear.
19. Who: HKS
What: LEGAMAX Premium and Hi-Power Cat-Back Exhaust Systems
Renown tuning house HKS has introduced two nice stainless steel exhaust system for the FR-S and BRZ. The LEGAMAX Premium features a larger 4" tip, while the Hi-Power is a more subtle 3" tip featured on our own FR-S (page 62).
20. Who: HKS
What: Premium Suction Kit
A cold-air intake is one of the easiest ways to improve performance and sound, and this easy to install piece from HKS also looks great in the engine bay.
21. Who: Hotchkis
What: Sport Springs
Hotchkis has spent hour of time on track developing this Sport spring set, designed to alleviate oversteer in the FR-S and help minimize understeer in the BRZ.
22. Who: Ings+1
What: Aerodynamics Package
Contact: ingsusa-net.com Even though the FR-S and BRZ are both good-looking cars from the factory, there's always room for improvement. Ings+1 has a full package for both cars available in FRP and Hybrid Aero finishes.
23. Who: Injen
What: Cold-Air Intake
Injen's cold-air intake has been tested and proven to make upwards of 11 horsepower, due to it's unrestrictive construction and free flowing air filter.
24. Who: JP USA
What: Aero Kits
Super polyurethane construction and unique design makes these aero kits a sure winner for an aggressive-looking car.
25. Who: KW Suspensions
What: Variant 3 Coilover Suspension
KW Variant 3 suspensions are a great choice for any street or weekend track warrior, with the ability to adjust not only ride height, but compression and rebound independently of one another.
26. Who: KW Suspensions
What: 3-Way Adjustable Competition Suspension
Price: More than you can afford, pal.
Picking up where the V3 leaves off, KW 3-way adjustable Competition Coilover suspensions represent the latest in monotube technology, and are designed to be used in heavy stress motorsport applications.
27. Who: Milltek
What: Cat-Back Exhaust System
Milltek has come through with yet another beautiful piece, in the form of a 63.5mm cat-back exhaust for the FR-S and BRZ. This exhaust is claimed to be good for 11.9 horsepower over stock.
28. Who: MXP
What: Cat-Back Exhaust System
This high-quality stainless steel exhaust is a great way to increase performance and amp up the sound of your FR-S or BRZ.
29. Who: Stoptech
What: Big Brake Kit
Big Brake Kits provide shorter stopping distances, improved brake modulation, firmer pedal feel and a decrease of brake fade.
30. Who: CST
What: Type Vettel Coilover Kit
Contact: more-japan.com CST coilovers utilize a monotube design and are made in Japan, held to very high quality standards. These coilovers are fully height adjustable and also feature 15-way damping force adjustment.
31. Who: Tanabe
What: Front Pipe
Upgrading the front pipe allows for increased exhaust flow for improved performance. Tanabe front pipes are ultra-efficient for naturally-aspirated vehicles when combined with an exhaust system.
32. Who: Tanabe
What: Medallion Touring Exhaust
This stainless steel exhaust system uses Advantex packing material to bring a mature and modest sounding exhaust note, and is ideal when combined with a Tanabe front pipe.
33. Who: Nagisa Auto
What: Super Low Seat Rails
Price: $300 (per rail)
Nagisa Auto seat rails feature a double-locking mechanism for increased security and fit a variety of aftermarket seats with their low profile. Price is per rail.
34. Who: Tein
What: Mono Flex Coilovers
The Mono Flex is an entry level motorsports and high performance street driving kit, with 16-way adjustable damping force, ride height and spring preload and pillowball mounts for both the front and rear bodies.
35. Who: Tein
What: S. Tech Springs
Tein S. Tech springs are a great low impact upgrade to get started with, and are ideal for daily driven street cars where the desire for improved looks outweighs the need for a full suspension kit.
36. Who: Whiteline
What: Positive Shift Bushing Kit
Positive shift bushings from Whiteline eliminate the factory "clunk" and instantly provides a more crisp feel when changing gears.
37. Who: Whiteline
What: Rear Crossmember Mount Insert Bushing Kit
The rear positive traction crossmember mount insert kit fills the heavily voided rear suspension subframe to reduce crossmember movement, allowing for instant positive feel from the rear end during hard cornering.