Posts tagged "Scion"

DHS Drifting Days, Summer 2015 - in the 2015 Scion FR-S automatic - Video short review

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About a year ago, “Drive…He Said” got our hands on a trackable/ streetable sports coupe that won’t break the bank: the 2014 Scion FR-S . Sentiments = Mostly keen on this Frankenstein-ed and Portmaneau-ed Toyobaru (or Subayota), once past the challenging ingress, minimalist instrumentation, lower-rent materials and miniscule rear seat. Was it the: A) Affordable to... Read more »

2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM - Sons of Toyota Lose Quirkiness, Keep Value - First Drive Review

"Son of Toyota" Renaissance:<br> <br> (TOP) All-new 2016 Scion iA subcompact family car, built off Mazda2 bones & muscle, priced loaded at $15,700.<br> <br> (BOTTOM) New for 2016 Scion iM sporty compact hatchback. Scion rebadged its European-market Toyota Auris, with familiar U.S. spec Corolla guts, pricing a loaded iM at  $18,460 <br>.
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – “Drive…He Said” just returned from a Scion Automobiles media preview in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was a first chance for seat time in the all-new 2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM automobiles.... Read more »

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... Read more »
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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... 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 »