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Scion FR-S Named 2013 AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Star

May 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 21, 2013) – The Scion FR-S was named a 2013 AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Star today as part of the leading automotive publication’s annual list. To earn its spot, industry judges evaluated the FR-S against all current model year vehicles on sale in the United States across all categories. The FR-S shares its spot with the Subaru BRZ.
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Meguiar’s Scion FR-S Available for Forza Motorsport 4 and Forza Horizon Games

Meguiar’s Scion FR-S Available for Forza Motorsport 4 and Forza Horizon Games

May 06, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (May 6, 2013) – Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios, makers of the Forza Motorsport franchise for the Xbox 360, have created a digital likeness of a real-world, Meguiar’s Inc., modified Scion FR-S for players to download and race in Forza Motorsport 4 and Forza Horizon. Beginning today, the Meguiar’s Scion FR-S design will be available as a free download for any person who owns Forza Horizon, or for Forza Motorsport 4 players who have purchased the August Playseat Car Pack.... more

2013 New York Auto Show - 2014 Scion tC and Scion 10 Series Debut

March 28, 2013
Scion Vice President Doug Murtha reveals the 2014 Scion tC and the Scion 10 Series at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Thursday, March 28.... more

New, Sportier 2014 Scion tC Debuts at New York International Auto Show

March 28, 2013
NEW YORK (March 28, 2013) – Scion revealed the new 2014 tC sports coupe at the New York International Auto Show, showing off a sporty new look, upgraded interior and an enhanced driving experience for the brand’s top-selling vehicle.... more

Scion FR-S Named Best Sports Car for the Money by U.S. News & World Report

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Feb. 21, 2013) – The 2013 FR-S beat out its competition to earn the Best Sports Car for the Money from respected publication U.S. News & World Report. The annual award recognizes value, quality and critical acclaim across 21 vehicle categories.... more

Scion FR-S Named Official Race Vehicle for 2013 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race

February 07, 2013
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2013-Toyota Motorsports and Scion announced today that the Scion FR-S sports coupe will be the official vehicle of the 2013 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. This first Pro/Celebrity race-ready vehicle is making its debut here at the Chicago Auto Show.
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Scion FR-S Wins Cars.com Best of 2013 Award

January 16, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 16, 2013) – Collecting its first award of the new year, the Scion FR-S captured the Best of 2013 award from Cars.com, an online review and consumer information website. The win was announced at a Cars.com event surrounding the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and shared with the Subaru BRZ.
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Scion FR-S Nominated to Best of 2013 List by Cars.com

December 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 20, 2012) – The Scion FR-S was nominated as a Best of 2013 car by Cars.com, an online review and consumer information website. Judges evaluated this year’s new and redesigned cars, and they praised the FR-S for its driving experience and affordability. The FR-S shares its nomination with the Subaru BRZ.
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Scion FR-S Wins First Ever AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award

December 19, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 19, 2012) – AutoGuide.com judges have bestowed the consumer resource website’s first Car of the Year Award to the Scion FR-S. All new vehicles were evaluated against their competitors, new class benchmarks set and their importance to the automaker, consumers and industry. Describing the FR-S as “driving bliss,” AutoGuide.com called out the sport car’s agility and balance, in addition to its driver responsiveness.
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Car and Driver Magazine Names FR-S to 10Best Cars of 2013

December 05, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 5, 2012) – The Scion FR-S earned recognition today from Car and Driver, the world's largest automotive publication, as part of its “10Best” cars of 2013. The magazine highlights the best cars for under $80,000 available on showroom floors in January 2013. Scion introduced the FR-S earlier this year to positive industry reviews and consumer excitement. The FR-S shares its spot on the list with the Subaru BRZ.... more

Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge Winner

November 01, 2012
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 1, 2012) – With a unique color and a supercharger under the hood, custom-car builder Chris Basselgia of Lebanon, Pa., won Scion’s FR-S Tuner Challenge, announced yesterday at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.

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Scion FR-S Named Hottest Sport Compact at the 2012 SEMA Show

October 30, 2012
LAS VEGAS, (Oct. 30, 2012) – The Scion FR-S earned industry recognition today with the Hottest Sport Compact award on the first day of the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.
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Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge Specs

October 26, 2012

Scion Reveals FR-S Tuner Challenge Cars in Advance of 2012 SEMA Show

October 26, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Oct. 26, 2012) – Scion revealed its three FR-S Tuner Challenge cars last night in advance of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show that kicks off in Las Vegas on Oct. 30. ... more

10,000 Scion Fans Donate 25,000 Items to Toys for Tots at Annual Customer Appreciation Event

October 18, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Oct. 18, 2012) – Scion owners and their family and friends gathered at Southern California theme park Knott’s Berry Farm on Oct. 17, 2012 to donate a Toys for Tots gift and gain entry to haunted mazes, music performances and rides. It was the ninth year of Scion Night at Knott’s Scary Farm, the carmaker’s largest owner appreciation event.
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2013 Scion FR-S Sports Car Hits Dealerships Nationwide

June 04, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 4, 2012 – Scion announced that its 2013 FR-S rear-wheel drive sports car is available in dealerships nationwide. The high-performance coupe is the fifth model to join the Scion family and serves as the halo car for the brand.
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2013 Scion FR-S Product Information

April 25, 2012

2013 Scion FR-S Brings the Sport Back to the Car

April 25, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., April 25, 2012 – Scion today announced full details for its 2013 FR-S compact rear-wheel drive sports car. The high-performance coupe is the fifth model to join the Scion family and will go on sale in June.
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Toyota Racing Introduces Scion FR-S Speedster

April 12, 2012
LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 12, 2012) – Toyota Racing will debut a custom-built Scion FR-S Speedster show vehicle on Friday, April 13 to celebrate the 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
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Scion Announces Pricing for Its 2013 FR-S Sports Car

March 22, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., March 22, 2012 – Scion today announced pricing for its 2013 FR-S compact rear-wheel drive sports car. The FR-S starts with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $24,200 when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, and $25,300 when equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission that features paddle shifters and rev-match technology. The high-performance coupe is the fifth model to join the Scion family and will go on sale this spring.... more

2012 North American International Auto Show - Scion Press Conference

January 09, 2012
Scion Vice President Jack Hollis reveals the Scion Racing/GReddy Performance FR-S at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 9, 2012.... more

Scion Racing Debuts FR-S Race Car

January 09, 2012
Detroit – January 9, 2012 – Scion today unveiled its Scion Racing/GReddy FR-S race car during a press conference at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The FR-S will be competing in the 2012 Formula DRIFT series with veteran driver Ken Gushi behind the wheel.
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Scion Bringing 'Thunderdome' Experience to NAIAS

January 05, 2012
DETROIT, Mich., January 5, 2012 – Scion, the youth brand of Toyota, will be bringing the “thunder” to the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

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2013 Scion FR-S Reveal - Jack Hollis

November 30, 2011
Scion Vice President Jack Hollis reveals the 2013 FR-S at Milk Studios in Hollywood, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011.
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2013 Scion FR-S Brings the SPORT Back to the CAR

November 30, 2011
Los Angeles – November 30, 2011 – Scion tonight unveiled its 2013 FR-S compact rear-wheel drive sports car to a crowd of eager car enthusiasts.
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