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When Toyota’s FT-86 finally makes it to market in North America next year it will wear a Scion badge. Revealed at the New York Auto Show, the FR-S Concept is the latest rendition of the front-engine rear-drive sports car that enthusiasts have been clamoring for since they first saw the FT-86 almost two years ago.
Scion didn’t give much in the way of new info, reiterating that it would use a Subaru boxer 4-cylinder that would allow for a lower center of gravity and better weight balance. That engine will also be fitted with a Toyota-designed direct-injection system. Plus, it will get a limited slip differential.
Plenty can still change between now and the production car’s likely debut at the NY Auto Show next year. We just hope they leave the bodywork mostly unchanged.
GALLERY: Scion FR-S Concept
Get more Scion FR-S news and info at FRSforum.com