Scion iM Concept Production-Bound Next Year


It may seem like Toyota’s Scion brand is trapped in the automotive doldrums but three new models are set to blow into showrooms over the next few years. One of these cars is a production version of this blue concept.

The Scion iM is a compact, five-door hatchback that’s scheduled to arrive at dealerships next year. If you’re wondering about the name that lowercase “i” stands for “individuality” while the “M” supposedly represents “modern,” “multifaceted” and “magnetic.”

That may be a bunch of malarkey but one thing that’s not is the paint color. This custom-blended hue is called “Incrediblue” and it looks dope, yo!

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With a wide stance, low ride height and compact overall dimensions the iM is designed for youthful drivers that live in urban areas; fuel economy should be another one of this car’s strong suits. Additionally it features an adjustable-height suspension and rides on generously portioned 19-inch wheels.

Further details about the engine, transmission and available technology will be released at some point next year, but interestingly company representatives have shared some preliminary pricing information. The Scion iM is expected to start at less than $20,000.

Keeping an eye to the future, the production version of this concept will be revealed at the New York Auto Show next April and we’ll have complete details about it come spring.

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GALLERY: Scion iM Concept Live Photos


GALLERY: Scion iM Concept


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