Scion

Scion FR-S

Price $27,490 – $33,980
Fuel consumption 7.0 – 10.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
The fruit of a partnership between Toyota and Subaru, the Scion FR-S revived the small sports car segment. Its architecture – a front-mounted engine and rear-wheel drive – was perfected by Toyota, while Subaru took care of the 2.0-litre horizontally opposed 4-cylinder that deploys 200 horsepower and 151 lb.-ft. of torque. The FR-S can be equipped with a short-throw 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic.

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Blog2014 Best Buys: Sports Coupes for Under $50,000
“Just because we’re affordable, it doesn’t mean we aren’t fun to drive!” This is no doubt the sort of thing you’d hear from the free-spirited cars that dominate this category, including the 2014 Ford Focus ST, 2014 Volkswagen GTI, 2014 Scion FR-S/2014 Subaru BRZ, 2014 Ford Mustang, 2014 Hyundai Genesis …
Test Drives2014 Scion FR-S: Slip-Sliding Through Winter's Wonderland
There's no question that the appearance of the Scion FR-S (and its mechanical twin, the Subaru BRZ) on the scene last year blew the sports car world wide open. Here at last was a rear-wheel drive performance coupe that offered a lightweight design at an affordable price. I had the …

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NewsScion FR-S to be called Toyota 86 for 2017 model year
Toyota has surprised no one in announcing plans to re-brand the Scion FR-S as the Toyota 86 starting with the 2017 model year. The move to rename the coupe comes after Toyota announced in February that it would begin dissolving the Scion name, eliminating it completely by August. "We are …
NewsToyota scrapping Scion brand, keeping FR-S, iM
It was in August 2015 that the Motoring TV team was in Calgary for the launch of the 2016 Scion iM , and Motoring TV host Brad Diamond had a simple question for a Toyota Canada spokesperson. "Is this do or die—does this vehicle have to survive for the brand …
News2016 Scion FR-S Release Series 2.0: Only 150 Units For Canada
The 2016 edition of the Scion FR-S sports car went on sale last summer with a new standard rearview camera and other minor changes. However, the FR-S Release Series 2.0 will be a little different from the well-equipped base version. The FR-S RS 2.0 features a two-tone interior with heated …
NewsToyota paying homage to classic liveries at Goodwood
Toyota is paying tribute to some of the brand's most famous liveries at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed using vinyl wraps and decals that are more than enough to inspire a trip down memory lane. A fleet of six Toyota GT86s—the European twin of our Scion FR-S here in …
NewsUpdates For The 2016 Scion FR-S
It might not look like it, but the Scion FR-S (and its twin the Subaru BRZ) has been on sale for the last 4 years. While sales were initially good, they steadily declined; today, the small coupe isn’t doing as well as it should. In an effort to remedy to …
NewsFinally, A More Powerful Toyobaru!
Since the little sport coupe from Toyota and Subaru (sold here as the Scion FR-S) came out, critics have been unanimous: it drives like a dream, handling is almost perfect, it’s reasonably priced… But we would like a few extra ponies under the hood. The manufacturers finally decided to hear …
New ModelsScion Presents its 2014 Lineup
Scion has announced its 2014 lineup for the public. New for this year are all 2014 Scion models come standard with a 6.1-inch touchscreen to power the audio system. That system includes an AM / FM radio, CD player with HD technology, hands free phone capability, streaming music via Bluetooth …

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