2017 Toyota 86 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We blinked and suddenly the Scion brand was gone from the Toyota dealerships. The Scion brand was created by Toyota in 2003 to appeal to a younger market and to explore different new product ideas. Over a period of 13 years there were more than one million Scions sold with…

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2015 Scion FR-S Sport Coupe Test Drive

?2015 Scion FR-S 2-door Coupe? An Affordable Sport Coupe to be reckoned with Two years ago (for the 2013 model year), two Japanese auto manufacturers joined forces developing a formidable, yet affordable sports coupe. The result was a most capable sports coupe that was extremely fun to drive under the guise of two distinctive marques….

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2014 NWAPA ?Run to the Sun? ? Part 3

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon?- This year the group of cars was the best ever with cars like the BMW i8, Rolls Royce Wraith, Nissan GT-R, Dodge Viper, Bentley Continental GT Convertible, Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Mercedes-Benz S550. The first day of the drive started in Portland and went through the…

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$24,200 Scion FR-S Sports Car

Scion officials pegged the price of the FR-S at $24,200 price tag, as the highly anticipated sports car gets ready to go on sale this spring. The FR-S, which stands for Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, Sport; will compete with the Mazda MX-5 and the upcoming Subaru BRZ which was developed jointly with the FR-S. Configured as…

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A True Sports Car for Scion

Scion?s fifth model promises to add a new dimension to Toyota?s youth-oriented brand, when the 2013 Scion FR-S goes on sale in the spring of 2012.? The rear-wheel drive sports car offers a new level of excitement, especially for enthusiasts, who want more performance and road handling capabilities. The FR-S, which stands for?Front-engine,?Rear-wheel drive,?Sport; is…

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Scion?s FR-S Sports Coupe Concept Unveiled

After several years of hints and rumors Toyota pulled the wraps of the sports car that had been jointly developed with Subaru and the results are stunning. 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, balanced performance and handling, flexible utility…

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