TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2006 - Scion, of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., announced today that the first limited-production Scion for 2006, the xB Release Series 3.0, will go on sale in mid-February.
All 2006 xB Release Series 3.0 vehicles will wear vivid Envy Green exterior paint and offer unique exterior and interior enhancements. Standard features include a solid, color-keyed Aero Speedgrille, seven-spoke wheel covers and a color-keyed rear spoiler. Inside, passengers will appreciate the premium Alpine DVD audio/video receiver with an extended range six-speaker system and one-inch soft dome tweeters. The receiver offers Apple iPod connectivity as well a mini-jack for most portable music players, and its multi-source mechanism allows playback of various formats of CDs and DVDs. This xB is also satellite-radio ready and comes with a paid three-month subscription to XM Radio, wherever XM service is available. A full-function remote control is standard.
This xB also features a Vizualogic™ Dual Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System with a seven-inch LCD monitor mounted on the back of each front seat headrest and two infrared wireless headphones. A keyless Scion Security System with a radar intrusion sensor helps protect this highly-equipped xB. Individual numbered badging completes the uniqueness of this vehicle.
Only 2,200 units of the xB Release Series 3.0 will be built. The xB Release Series 3.0 model will carry a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $2,310 over the base price of the xB. The base MSRP for the xB starts at $14,030.
A 2006 xB Release Series 3.0 will be on display in the Scion booth at the North American International Auto Show.