Again, the BRZ is a car deliberately intended to be a raw, engaging driving experience and the target audience will have no issue with the buzzy engine, the sharp (but expertly judged) suspension and responsive controls. The low-slung driving position is also superb and set up for enthusiasts, with excellent visibility and little peaks in the bonnet to help you position the car in the corners for maximum fun
. It’s not going to win over any TT owners in terms of refinement or interior quality and those coming from hot hatches may find the interior plastics hard and basic in feel. As an everyday car it’s not going to be as comfortable or relaxing either but, on the right road, you won’t mind too much.
There’s plenty of space for two as well and, while the boot opening is small, with the rear seats folded, you can stash a surprising amount of stuff in. At a pinch you might just be able to use it as a 2+2 with younger children but, again, it’s no hot hatch when it comes to practicality.