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Old 12-24-2011, 02:52 AM   #1
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Scion FR-S

Who's getting one? I can't wait for this car the be release. I want a fun car to drive and stay with Toyota brands. I love the way this car looks. Gotta say its the best looking Scion yet.
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:35 AM   #2
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Should be a fun ride. If I remember correctly, will be a Subaru boxer 4 with about 200 hp and 150 lb ft torque with low lbs and RWD... Subaru will be using the same platform but, will be a little more upscale...if memory is correct.
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:37 AM   #3
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I thought its supose to be called the gt-86 and will be toyota badged and not scion. I wouldove to get it but will wait to see what defects and problems it has before i get it.
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:49 AM   #4
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Its official. It will be badge as the Scion FR-s and should be at dealers next spring.
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Old 12-24-2011, 04:38 AM   #5
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Looks too good to be a scion. The aftermarket for that thing is gonna go crazy.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:18 AM   #6
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Looks too good to be a scion. The aftermarket for that thing is gonna go crazy.
That's why I want one. Plus its pretty much a Toyota.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:20 AM   #7
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thats pretty clean... even Kia's and Hyundai's dont look too bad
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:26 AM   #8
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So that's the final product of the Subbie/Toyota team up? That's cool I've liked it since they made it a prototype. I thought it was going to be a 3rd(?) gen Celica? Either way I'd buy one.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:28 AM   #9
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Looks great. Too bad it only has 200hp.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:28 AM   #10
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I thought its supose to be called the gt-86 and will be toyota badged and not scion.
Everywhere else, yes. But for the US market it's a Scion.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:31 AM   #11
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Looks great. Too bad it only has 200hp.
It's probably not all that heavy so 200hp will probably do it justice. I think you can put some serious boost pressure into a stock Subaru motor anyway.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:33 AM   #12
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It's probably not all that heavy so 200hp will probably do it justice. I think you can put some serious boost pressure into a stock Subaru motor anyway.
Yeah you can put pressure to a boxer engine built for pressure but if it is a NA then the high compression pistons won't allow for too much pressure.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:34 AM   #13
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It's probably not all that heavy so 200hp will probably do it justice. I think you can put some serious boost pressure into a stock Subaru motor anyway.
Not if its n/a stock..
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:38 AM   #14
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I wonder if you could swap in a sti motor in
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I thought its all show and no go .
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:56 AM   #16
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I think it will be a pretty neat car. Supposedly it has a lower center of gravity than a Ferrari Enzo, so handling should be good.

Edit: I meant the 458 Italia, not Enzo.
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Ya the FR-S is pretty sick. My GF drives a tC so she really wants one of these, and quite frankly, I wouldnt mind driving it on occasion either!
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I think it will be a pretty neat car. Supposedly it has a lower center of gravity than a Ferrari Enzo, so handling should be good.
ya and a 53/47 weight bias. Seems like a well balanced sporty car
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I've been following this car since the FT86 concept in '09. This thing is going to be one fun car to drive!

Anybody on the FT86club forum?

GReddy already has some pieces for this car!






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