The Scion FR-2013 s, the fifth model of juvenile line of Toyota, has already reached more than 1,000 dealers throughout the United States with a starting price of $ 24.200. Equipped with automatic transmission of six changes, the price will rise to $ 25.300.
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“The expectation unspoilable around the FR-S has generated a long list of people interested in this new model and orders pre purchase,” said Vice President of Scion, Jack Hollis. “Scion is excited with the announcement on the availability of the sale FR-S and we look forward to seeing our fans at the wheel of their cars because we know that they will worship. ”
The sporty compact rear-wheel drive based on the prototype that debuted last year as the Toyota GT-86 in Tokyo, is the boxer four-cylinder engine that generates 200 horsepower shared with the Subaru BRZ engine benefits from a new platform, lightweight and highly aerodynamic body.
The new model of the Scion and Subaru is manufactured at the plant in Gunma Ota-city, Japan, as the first collaborative project between Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the parent company of Subaru and Toyota Motor Corporation ( TMC).
The project required the restructuring of the Subaru Gunma plant to increase its production capacity, since there also manufactures the new Subaru Impreza.
The Scion FR-S, F for Front-engine (front engine) and R by Rear-wheel drive (RWD), accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds.
The bóxer the Scion FR-S engine can be mated to a manual transmission or an automatic six changes also six changes to the Dynamic Rev Management technology, with paddles behind the steering wheel.
Despite its 200 horsepower mounted at the lowest point of the center of gravity engine that generates 151 pounds of torque per linear foot, the FR-S has gas mileage up to 34 miles per gallon of gasoline with automatic transmission and 30 with the manual.
The FR-S has a long list of accessories and standard equipment to ensure their sports performance, as a MacPherson suspension on the front and dual connection on the rear axle a limitato Torsen® differential on the rear axle and 17-inch wheels aluminum alloy with disc brakes on all four wheels.
Inside, the seating configuration 2 + 2 offers the driver and passenger an experience that combines comfort with practicality and the rear seats can be folded down to expose a generous area, taking into account that this is a car clearly sports.
The front panel has the point of focus center tachometer, flanked by the rest of the instruments and includes a programmable indicator lighting changes.
The sports steering wheel of the Scion FR-S is lining leather and has telescopic adjustment system and high.
In addition, factory equipment includes an audio system Pioneer ™ eight speakers and 300 watts of power with AM / FM radio, CD player and USB connection ports, plus HD Radio ™ and Bluetooth® connectivity for calls from phone cellular hands.
Like the other four Scion models, the FR-S is covered by a limited garatnía three years or 36 miles and limited warranty of five years or 60,000 miles for the engine and maintenance service train for two years or 25.000 miles and 24/7 roadside assistance, also for two years.
The base price (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price MSRP), does not include the charge distribution and delivery of $ 730.
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