Scion

2013 FR-S Signals Change of Direction At Scion

2013 FR-S Signals Change of Direction At Scion

For a while we’ve been wondering about the future of the Scion brand. The past few years it has largely been stagnant except for the redesigned tC. Then came the iQ and Toyota’s announcement that the FT-86 would be sold as a Scion FR-S. That was an important step in determining the future of the […]

Buy a New Scion iQ, Get a Free Sony Playstation Vita

Buy a New Scion iQ, Get a Free Sony Playstation Vita

Connected and very technology savvy, the younger driving crowd test drives a full assortment of vehicles in the virtual world. Through incredible rich video gaming experiences such as the Gran Turismo and Project Gotham Racing series, it’s possible for some gamers to become completely familiar with a car without stepping into a dealership. Another notable […]

Scion FR-S

2013 Scion FR-S To Hit 20,000 Sales A Year, Reach Older Buyers?

Scion recently cut the xB and xD compacts, leading to a more performance-biased, youth-oriented lineup than ever before. For 2013 there will be just the FR-S, tC and iQ. Clearly the FR-S is the best car to ever wear the Scion badge, and we think its arrival will do a lot for Scion’s credibility in […]

With Sales Flagging, Scion xB, xD Get Cut

With Sales Flagging, Scion xB, xD Get Cut

It’s a costly endeavor starting a new brand from scratch. Just ask Hyundai, which is reticent about spending the cash to launch a new luxury brand, despite the possibility of juicy profit margins. Scion has been an interesting exercise for Toyota. The Toyota brand itself has lost a lot of younger buyers. Scion was pitched […]

A California Custom Dream Made Reality: The Scion FR-S Speedster

A California Custom Dream Made Reality: The Scion FR-S Speedster

  Centered within one of California’s premier celebrations in motion, Toyota has been the title sponsor for the 2012 Grand Prix of Long Beach. A venue where the American Le Mans Series, Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race and Indy Lights and the IZOD INDYCAR Series were allowed to do battle on streets otherwise speed-regulated for just one […]

2013 Scion FR-S Checks in At $24,390, EPA Releases Mileage Figures

2013 Scion FR-S Checks in At $24,390, EPA Releases Mileage Figures

It has gotten a bit hard to refer to the Scion FR-S, because it has different names all over the world. Here in the U.S at least, it will be sold as the Scion FR-S and Subaru BR-Z. They are both nearly identical. In this instance though, we think we’re content to let Toyota get […]

Do Insurance Companies Believe You're Driving a Risky Vehicle?

Do Insurance Companies Believe You’re Driving a Risky Vehicle?

In most places within North America, auto insurance represents one of the most costly ongoing expenses attached to automotive ownership. A monthly or annual cost that varies wildly between driver, we barely understand the number of factors affecting our individual insurance rate. Driver’s age, gender and history behind the wheel plays the key part in […]

Turbocharged Scion FR-S Laps Laguna Seca

Turbocharged Scion FR-S Laps Laguna Seca

When it comes to cars, we’re always looking ahead to the next thing. Toyota and Subaru have been hard at work for the past few years on the new FR-S/BRZ sports car, and they didn’t want to answer many questions about future iterations. Why? Because sometimes talking about future product too soon can depress sales. […]