Scion FR-S Concept – A Closer Look

Scion FR-S Concept

The Scion FR-S Concept was recently revealed for the first time and there’s a lot to be excited about!

 

The Scion FR-S concept was recently revealed at the New York Auto Show to the delight of many anxious “Toyobaru” fans around the world. The FR-S signifies a giant leap forward in the collaboration between Toyota and Subaru, bringing them one step closer to releasing their joint-venture sports car. With that said, the FR-S is still in concept form so what we see before us today will slightly differ from the production version that will show up on car lots in 2012.

Still, our sneak peak is a firm indication of just how brilliant the final version will be. The FR-S looks absolutely stunning with its unique blend of futuristic design mixed with old school form. The old school aspect comes into play from design cues taken from the Toyota 2000GT. The low and long hood, short rear, and bulging wheel arches brings some 60’s styling into 2012.

The concept also features a menacing front-end and overall sleek design that’s almost reminiscent of the Lexus LFA. To think, not long ago there was a lot of speculation that if released under Scion the styling would be watered down in a sense, but the pictures below certainly tell a different story.

So, it looks great, but we’re talking about a performance car here so let’s get to the meaningful information.

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Scion FR-S Concept Revealed at NY Auto Show

Scion Introduces FR-S Sports Coupe Concept at 2011 New York Auto Show

Scion unveiled the rear-wheel drive FR-S Concept sports coupe to- day 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 FR-S Concept, which stands for Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, Sport; is Scion’s definition of an authentic rear-wheel-drive sports car with compelling style, exceptionally balanced performance and handling, flexible utility and surprising MPG.

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