Posts tagged "Scion"

2014 Scion FR-S - Tangerine Drift Dream - Review

Starting at $24,700, the 2014 Scion FR-S 2+2 rear drive sports coupe, done-up in Hot Lava, is a tangerine drift dream.
WANTED: -  ONE front-engine, rear drive 2+2 coupe sports car that won’t break the bank and can drift with the best of them. REPLY: - ONE Hot Lava 2014 Scion FR-S (Front engine, Rear-wheel drive – Sport) COMMISSIONED: -  by Toyota, in a nod to the AE86 Corolla GT-S, hence the GT86 model name outside... Read more »

2012 Scion TC - The Riddle of the Un-Pony Pony Car

2012 brings the Scion TC a more aggressive air dam.
Riddle 1): Why can’t traditional compact sporty coupes like Mustang, Camaro, Challenger, known as “Pony Cars,” have practical back seats? Answer 1): Because they aren’t Front Wheel Drive, with east-west engine positioning, in the way to 2012 Scion TC sporty coupe is. Thanks in part to platform sharing with the global mid-size (non-U.S. spec) Toyota... Read more »

Goodbye, Hello - from 2011 Volkswagen Jetta to the 2011 Scion TC

Goodbye, Hello - from 2011 Volkswagen Jetta to the 2011 Scion TC
Thanks to a couple of recent snowfalls here in Chicago, an otherwise refined and perfectly driveable 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SEL lamentably wore out it’s welcome at “Drive…He Said”. The front drive, compact family sedan, which is plenty roomy and can handle a whole lotta’ luggage, was strangely equipped with dedicated summer Michelin tires. Despite traction... Read more »