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Scion xB's Only Addition for 2015 Is a Standard Rearview Camera


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Scion may call the 2015 xB new, but very little has changed for the new model year. As a matter of fact, the only new addition for 2015 is a standard rear back-up camera that enhances visibility when the car is in reverse.

Toyota NA CEO Wants Scion to Become Brand of Small Premium Cars


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Jim Lentz, the CEO of Toyota North America, wants to reinvent Scion as a brand of small-premium cars.

Scion Boss Says FR-S Convertible and Turbo Engine Not Happening


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If you had high hopes for Scion, and consequently, Toyota and Subaru, releasing convertible and turbocharged versions of their FR-S, GT 86 and BRZ sports car, consider them dashed.

Scion iM Concepts Hits LA; On Sale Next Spring from Under $20,000


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Yes, the Scion iM concept is basically a Toyota Auris in drag, and bolting some flashy bits to it makes it kind of hard to justify calling it a concept. However, it previews a (distinctly sporty) production model that is set to arrive in dealerships in the spring of 2015, with a price tag under $20,000 – a sort of hot hatch, perhaps?

New Scion iM Concept is North America's Toyota Auris


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Scion has revealed the first photos of its LA Auto Show-bound iM Concept, and unsurprisingly, it confirms our assessment from the initial teaser that it's a Toyota Auris for North America.

Scion to Rejuvenate Range With Two New Models at 2015 NY Motor Show


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Scion will be revealing two new production models at next year’s New York auto show, in the hopes of rejuvenating its dusty range. One will be the a production-spec iM concept which was teased (though, not revealed) in October.

Be a Modern ‘70s Skate Bum in the Scion x Riley Hawk Skate Tour xB [w/Video]


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Now this is a radical makeover – this Scion xB has been seriously changed from what it was originally intended to be, with blocked out rear glass and a radical rethink of what car interiors should be like.

Scion FR-S Gains Targa Version for SEMA


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Scion’s biggest surprise for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas is by far the FR-S T1 targa top version, built by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs.

2015 Scion tC Made More Interesting with RS 9.0 Edition


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Scion is trying to make the tC coupe more appealing to customers and its best shot so far is a limited edition model called tC Release Series 9.0.

Scion Teases New iM Concept for LA Show, Looks Like Toyota's Auris is Coming to U.S.


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Scion has just shared two cropped photos of a new concept car named iM that will have its world premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show in late November.

Thrash Metal Brand Slayer Whips Up a Scion tC for SEMA Show


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You know winter is approaching in this part of the world when automakers begin touting their SEMA Show projects, like Scion that is teasing two new models.

Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 Arrives in US Dealerships with a $29,990* Price Tag


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As far as limited series vehicles go, 1,500 units is a rather big number, but given that the Scion FR-S is an affordable, mass-produced sports car, Toyota thought 1,500 is exclusive enough.

How Toyota and Subaru Arrived at the GT86 / BRZ Project


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Thanks to the collaboration between Toyota and Subaru, the affordable rear-wheel drive coupe is a reality once again, much to the delight of gearheads everywhere.

Scion May Rebadge Toyota Auris Hatchback, Add Yaris-Based Sedan


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In an attempt to broaden the customer base of its North America-exclusive Scion brand, Toyota is expected to add a new hatchback as well as a sedan, a body style never before offered by Scion.

Meet the Scion of Aston Martin, Transformed in Texas


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The absolute joke of a project that was the Aston Martin Cygnet, a Toyota iQ with a British-flavored maquillage and a hysterical starting price of around £31,000 or more than $50,000, was put to rest last October, ending an awkward chapter in the brand's long history. Aston never offered the Cygnet in the States, but there is at least one example on this side of the pond that mimics its looks.

Scion Adds New Colors and Paddle Shifters to 2015 tC


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It's not even remotely as popular as the FR-S in automotive cycles, but the tC coupe gets the job done for Scion, as it remains the brand's top U.S. seller this year with a 7.1 percent increase to 5,933 deliveries in the first four months of 2014.

2015 Scion FR-S Gets Shark-Fin Antenna, Plus Minor Suspension and Cosmetic Updates


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Following in the suit of the 2015 Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ, Scion has applied the same line of updates to its North American FR-S coupe.

Scion FR-S Turbo Four-Door Purportedly Detailed via Unofficial Source


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In spite of previous rumors that have so far proven untrue and slightly incredible, there’s still talk of adding a second set of doors to the Scion FR-S (and we assume the other two differently badged models too). Rumor has it, that it will happen, sometime in 2016.

Racy Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 with TRD Tidbits Debuts in New York


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Scion unveiled the FR-S Release Series 1.0 alongside the xB RS 10.0 at the New York International Auto Show today, with the FR-S RS 1.0 drawing on track heritage and the expertise of Toyota Racing Development (TRD).

Scion Keeps xB Alive with Electric Quartz Release Series 10.0


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Gone are the days when the Scion xB was setting trends with its box-shaped body in the small car segment. Now, with the second generation approaching its eighth year in the market, it looks like a relic from another time. Scion's answer to this problem is yet another Release Series edition that will debut at the New York motor show.