“The car just comes alive with a nice set of tires.” Those are the words of Toyota VP Bob Carter, which were ringing in my ear after a chat I had with him at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
Toyota’s youth oriented brand, Scion are usually well priced and available in one trim. They’re known for their popularity in tuner circles. The Scion FR-S is certainly the brands most popular and driver friendly car.
Toyota Europe has filed some renderings of the FT-86 Open Concept for patent application, revealing for the first time what the coupe will look like when the cloth top is closed.
Lets face it, two-doors cars are more fun and better looking than sedans. But you don’t have to break the bank to drive around in a stylish coupe. We have a list of the top 10 most affordable two-doors, starting at just under $26,000. We had to draw the line and not include any hatchbacks,…
Scion could be considering a change in its brand direction in an effort to reinvigorate sales and seek new customers.
Scion loves to celebrate anniversaries, and for the upcoming one-year milestone of its FR-S sportscar, the brand made some interesting changes that will make the RWD drift machine really stand out in a crowd.
To celebrate a decade in business Scion introduced new special edition 10 Series models of all of its vehicles today at the New York Auto Show, including a Scion FR-S 10 Series.
Scion’s tC is a bit of a bore next to the FR-S, but the brand is aiming to inject a little more excitement into its front-wheel drive three-door car.
Scion is bringing an updated version of its tC compact coupe to show off at the upcoming 2013 New York Auto Show.
Scion FR-S owners in search of more power may have rejoiced when they heard TRD was planning a supercharger for the car, but they’re not going to be so excited once they find out what it costs.
The 37th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race will kick off on April 20, 2013 in downtown Long Beach, and the field of racers piloting the 210-hp Scion FR-S have been announced.
With the Toyota FT86 Open Concept unveiled last week, Scion FR-S chief engineer Tetsuya Tada explained that the cabrio was inevitable. However, in a new post by Toyota on a corporate blog, Tada isn’t quite done with his vehicle yet, and is looking forward to more FR-S based machines.
Just over a year on sale, Toyota is already working on a mid-cycle update for the Scion FR-S, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada has confirmed. Having proven to the bean-counters that the car is a sound business case, Toyota is now also exploring a higher performance version that could include forced induction, or even a hybrid…
Giving us a preview of the Scion FR-S Convertible, Toyota has officially unveiled its FT-86 Open Concept today at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
If there’s anything that can counteract just how cool the Toyota FT86 Open concept is, it’s the music in this video. Still, it’s well worth a watch.
After initial leaked images, Toyota has now officially revealed what it says is a preview of a possible GT86/Scion FR-S convertible.
Leaked ahead of its official unveiling at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show is the Toyota GT 86 Open Concept, a convertible variant of the North American Scion FR-S.
Lawmakers in Washington D.C. and California are armed with a legislative battleaxe and they’re bringing it to bear against the automotive industry. Fuel-economy regulations are hitting like a war hammer, disrupting the market and crushing carmakers. In a mad dash to meet upcoming CAFE standards manufacturers are dramatically shifting their product offerings. Downsized vehicles, hybrid…
This week’s installment of TGIF[R-S] isn’t about me, or my car, but about how the 2013 AutoGuide.com Car of the Year came to be, thanks to a post I stumbled across on the Toyota UK blog.
How do you get Generation Y interested in cars? To answer that question perhaps the best move is to take a look at what cars they do already like. Thanks to new stats provided by J.D. Power and Associates we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 cars with the highest percentage of buyers aged…
The Toyota GT 86 (a.k.a. Scion FR-S) that’s managing to generate more buzz than an obnoxious night club hype man was just spotted topless in the sun.
Showcasing a great looking package that won’t be sold in North America, Toyota has revealed the GT86 TRD today, the first ever Toyota Racing Development-specific model for the UK.
For the first time in 27 years, a rear-wheel drive sports car will act as the designated race car for the 37th annual Pro/Celebrity race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 20.
Each year, Kelly Blue Book awards automakers with the five-year cost to own awards, and for 2013, Mazda and Lexus take top honors.
The FR-S surprised me with its winter weather capability. When equipped with snow-tires, the little Scion sports car managed to keep me from getting stuck or stranded. But there’s more to talk about with the car’s performance in the winter than just its tires. I can happily report that there haven’t been any significant concerns, but…