Archive for Category: "Scion"
Scion turns the big 1-0 this year. Ten years of bringing youthful, and often different-looking, cars to a youth-oriented marketplace. To commemorate this joyous occasion, Scion is offering a special edition package called the 10 Series. It’s available on each of their models and includes some optional goodies that will add distinction and rarity to each [...]
Scion announced that its new 2014 Scion tC Sports Coupe will make the world debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show. The company will hold a press conference on March 28, where it plans to disclose full details on the 2014 Scion tC Sports Coupe. You can watch the unveiling live at www.scion.com/live.
Toyota has announced that it will be recalling more than 11,000 Scion iQ models. The recall affects 2012 and 2013 models. The recall is for faulty front passenger Occupant Classification System (OCS) weight sensor cables. The cables have been routed in the seat tracks, and can be damaged by sliding the seat forward and backwards. These cables affect the [...]
We have yet to drive the new Toyobaru twins, but if our fellow auto writers are to believed, it is the best thing to happen for enthusiast drivers since the original Miata. Just like that Mazda roadster though, people are wishing there was a bit more power on tap. Hoping to quell the masses, and perhaps persuade those looking [...]
Toyota has just issued one of the largest recalls in automotive history. A total of 7.4 million cars are affected worldwide with 2.5 million of those here in the US. The recall addresses a window switch may become “sticky” or “notchy”. If a commercially available lubricant is applied to the switch, it may catch fire. [...]
For those who enjoy a fun, reliable and affordable ride, but still desire an air of exclusivity in their lives, the Scion tC Release Series 8.0 may just be the perfect vehicle. A limited production run of only 2,000 models, the tC RS 8.0 comes covered in tiny details to set it apart from the [...]
Welcome to another edition of Forum Friday. This week, the posters at the Autotalk.com forums have brought up a very interesting question regarding a certain automotive design trend. Oddly enough, this design, which was initially laughed at by many, has become a revolution in recent times. Known by many names, the most popular term for these [...]
Scion unveiled the rear-wheel drive FR-S Concept sports coupe today at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. The concept, which sets out to stimulate the souls of true driving enthusiasts, will be at the Scion display through May 1. The FR-S Concept will inspire a new model coming to the Scion brand next year. [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the all-new 2011 Scion tC sports coupe, a top overall rating of five stars. The New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), a consumer information program created by NHTSA, rates vehicles to determine crash and rollover safety. The test ratings are gathered during controlled crash and rollover tests conducted [...]
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) increases today for most 2011 Toyota, Scion and Lexus models. The MSRP for the 2011 Toyota Tacoma compact pickup truck, Yaris sedan, Scion tC sports coupe, Scion xB urban utility vehicle, the Lexus CT 200h hybrid premium compact and 2012 LFA supercar remain [...]