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2015 Scion xB revealed with some subtle updates

Scion revealed a slightly updated xB for the 2015 model year with a price starting at $17,120. Changes include a new three-spoke steering wheel, standard power windows and a keyless entry system. The Scion’s 6.1-inch infotainment system gets updated too. Mmm, tasty. Anyhow, power is still provided by a whispy 158bhp 2.4L four-banger with also […]

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Report: Scion to introduce three new models over next three years

Scion is preparing to overhaul its entire lineup, allowing for a transition into the next generation of cars. According to¬†WardsAuto,¬†who spoke with Toyota North America’s CEO, Jim Lentz, Scion is once again continuing its goal to be an entry-level motivator for the young. But instead, they’re repositioning themselves slightly to be an entry-level luxury brand. […]

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Report: Scion still says no to convertible or turbo FR-S

It seems like the prospect of a turbocharged or convertible, or even any sort of Scion FR-S/Toyota GT 86 variant is a beat-up dead horse of rumors. And to nail another one into the coffin is WardsAuto, who learned at the LA Auto Show that a turbo or drop top FR-S ain’t gonna happen. They […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Scion pitches their idea for a new hot hatch, the iM Concept

Scion continues its journey of capturing the hearts and minds of the young by offering hip and fashionable daily drivers for the Y generation, and this latest iM Concept is their most recent attempt. Visually, the Scion iM Concept looks like a potential new hot hatch to come from the teenie bopper brand of Toyota […]

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Scion reveals their SEMA concepts for this year’s exhibition

Scion just revealed their latest concepts for SEMA in Las Vegas. The three concepts are based off of the Scion FR-S, the Scion xB, and the Scion tC and they seem to all have gone retro. We being with the FR-S, which receives a major modification that potential buyers wish Scion would do from the […]

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Scion launches the FR-S Release Series 1.0 at dealerships w/ video

Toyota and Scion seem to be giving buyers exactly what they’re not quite looking for. While potential buyers have been clamoring for a more powerful variant with help from forced induction, Scion seems to be offering the complete opposite. This latest special version of the FR-S is a prime example. It’s called the 2015 Scion […]

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Cosworth reveals engine upgrade package for Toyobaru triplets, can boost power up to 380hp

For all the time that Subaru and Toyota refused to offer a forced-induced version of the GT 86/BRZ/Scion FR-S, renowned engine firm Cosworth picked up the slack by revealing a special Power Package. The package is offered in a variety of “stages,” with Stage 1 beginning with a mildly optimized ECU, a stainless sport exhaust […]

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Scion enhances the FR-S for 2015, suspension upgrades and visual tweaks

Scion got on the wire to inform us that the 2015 FR-S has been slightly updated for the new model year, including some enhancements to the suspension. Set to go on sale later this summer, the 2015 Scion FR-S receives a retuned suspension to improve handling and stability–specifics include a more rigid front setup and […]

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Video: Cosworth teases new performance packages for Subaru BR-Z/Toyota GT 86

Many fans and automotive journalists alike continue to wonder to this day: why aren’t Toyota and Subaru producing more powerful variants to the current GT 86 and BR-Z? While this question continues to go unanswered and rumors of other variants to the GT 86 surfacing, renowned engine tuning firm, Cosworth, just recently teased a new […]

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