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Scion Brand Dropped, Cars to be Re-badged Toyota

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So thirteen years after Toyota launched the Scion brand in America to use it for the cheap cars they were ashamed to call Toyota, they are disbanding the whole thing. No, it hasn’t been a giant waste of time as Toyota says they have earned some “Valuable Insights.” Okay, it has been a waste of […]


Published on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 6:06 by
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Official: 2016 Scion FR-S Release Series 2.0

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Continuing with their habit of upgrading the looks of the FR-S without paying one damn bit of attention to its needs for additional power, Scion has released a new version of the sports car for 2016. The new Scion FR-S Release Series 2.0 is quite possibly the most luxurious version of this car yet.


Published on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 6:05 by
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Official: Scion xB 686 Parklan Edition

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Scion has once again teamed up with a lifestyle brand to increase the appeal of their boxy car, the xB. The company this time is 686, the snowboard technical apparel brand, and the car they’ve built together is called Scion xB 686 Parklan Edition.


Published on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:15 by
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Official: 2016 Scion FR-S

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Toyota GT86’s American cousin, the Scion FR-S, has been given a mild updated for its new modelyear; updates that have nothing to do with the performance, even though that’s what this car is all about. 2016 Scion FR-S gets new colors, interior enhancements, and some new equipment.


Published on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:04 by
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NYIAS Preview: Scion iM Hatchback and Scion iA Sedan

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Scion, a subsidiary of Toyota in America, announced two new models to be launched at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. They include the Scion iM 5-door hatchback and Scion iA sedan, and they’re both production models.


Published on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:32 by
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Driftgasm: Scion FR-S Climbs Burke Mountain Sideways!

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What better way to spend a morning than drift your way up a beautiful mountain road! That’s what professional driver Ryan Tuerck thought when he hit Burke Mountain in Vermont with his purpose-built Scion FR-S. The amount of sideways action in this video will give you a proper driftgasm.


Published on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:55 by
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Official: 2015 Scion xB

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The American sub-brand of Toyota, Scion, announced the launch of the latest iteration of the xB city car just in time for Christmas. The company apparently decided to use a self-deprecating method to promote this model, as the tagline for the 2015 Scion xB is that it is a “really cool box.”


Published on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:24 by
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Scion iM Concept Confirmed for Production

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Los Angeles Auto Show this year was quite an important event for the Japanese brand Scion. They unveiled the new Scion iM Concept at this event which not only headed into production to expand their business, it will also lead the way for future models in terms of design.


Published on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:56 by
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Scion iM Concept Officially Unveiled

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This is the car behind Scion’s intriguing teasers a couple of weeks ago, their biggest debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Scion iM Concept is a dynamic five-door compact hatchback and it is trying to introduce a bit of European style and performance to the American public.


Published on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:29 by
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SEMA 2014: Scion FR-S Targa Top

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As we have reported before, Scion is bringing two brand-new concepts to this year’s SEMA show. But turns out that is only a small part of what they have planned. Their lineup also includes a number of custom versions of the existing models, some of them really interesting propositions.


Published on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 5:56 by
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Official: Scion tC Release Series 9.0

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Scion and Cartel Customs have teamed to release a special edition version of the tC Coupe which they say is a show car you can every day. Dubbed Scion tC Release Series 9.0, the car’s main highlights include a custom body kit and a two-tone paint job.


Published on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:21 by
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Los Angeles Preview: Scion iM Concept

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It is not often that we see a Scion concept car developed all on their own, but one such thing is headed to this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The fancy Scion iM Concept is a said to be a youthful car designed for the “needs and desires of young people.”


Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:33 by
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Scion Announces Two 2014 SEMA-Bound Concepts

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SEMA show has always been an important event for Scion, seeing as they make affordable sporty cars for young people and this lot likes to modify their cars as much as they like modifying, well, their bodies. So each year they turn up with a whole bunch of concepts. These are two of this year’s […]


Published on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 16:35 by
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Sights and Sounds: Scion FR-S Series 1.0

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The limited edition Scion FR-S Series 1.0 is now out and 1,500 people who are either bored with the standard version or want something extra can go and buy one. If you are looking for more power and enhanced performance though, you are going to be disappointed. The Series 1.0 treatment is all about cosmetics […]


Published on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:14 by
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2015 Scion tC Pricing Announced

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Along with the 2015 FR-S, Scion is also launching an updated version of the tC Coupe. As with the FR-S, the improvements are somewhat limited. The biggest highlight of 2015 Scion tC is the addition of steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for the automatic transmission.


Published on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7:29 by
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