While the Mustang, 370Z, and Camaro are much heavier--fitting better into the muscle car or grand touring segments--they're priced around the same mark, and offer their own kind of fun.
The Nissan 370Z is actually a bit more expensive even in base configuration, and though it's larger and heavier, doesn't offer much more space--and completely lacks back seats.
The Chevy Camaro is more powerful, but lacks the handling and precision of a true sports car; the Ford Mustang likewise is more powerful and heavier, and while it's more balanced in some regards, it doesn't have the feel and precision of the FR-S.
Subaru's BRZ is the doppelganger to the Scion FR-S, but slight differences in the rear suspension setup of the FR-S make it a bit sharper and more neutral in cornering; some may prefer the styling and brand reputation of the Subaru, however.
Finally, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is much different, with a convertible top, no rear seats, and less horsepower than the FR-S, but it is even lighter, and with the optional retractable hard top, can offer a solid alternative to the sporty coupe.
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