The Scion FR- S roadster concept which had been unveiled in California has widely decorated the web. The Scion FR- S that stands for Front- engine, Rear- wheel and Sport is the brand’s description of a pure rear- wheel- drive sports car with superbly balanced performance and handling.
The FR- S which is claimed as the true Scion in the history of Toyota Motor Corporation is developed based on the AE86 generation of the Corolla that is popular as the Hachi- Roku that means ‘8-6’ in Japanese language. The Scion FR- S brings lightweight and well balanced front engine, rear- wheel- drive coupe.
The model brings a range of equipments such as a short windscreen, a massive spoiler and a sporty rear deck lid. Rounded the features, there are tinted headlights, a rear diffuser plus bespoke interior.
Other features include an upgraded clutch, exhaust, and suspension, Wilwood brakes, 18×8 and 18×9.5 front/rear wheels, custom fenders and hood, a 61-inch carbon fiber wing, custom paint and a fully custom interior.
Although there is no official detail on the Scion FR- S yet, the model is expected to utilize a 2.0 liter naturally aspirated four- cylinder boxer engine as a result of a joint development between Toyota with Subaru. The development started by uniting Subaru’s recently developed engine and Toyota’s D- 4S injection system that combine direct and port injection. Thanks to a high 12.5:1 compression ratio that helps the unit to deliver an output of 200 ponies and 151 pound- feet of torque. In the opening ceremonies at the Long Beach Grand Prix, California that will be held next week, the FR- S Speedster will drive parade laps.
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