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Old 03-10-2012, 01:50 AM   #1
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2013 Scion Fr-S on the March Issue of MotorTrend

Went on Scion.com just to check up on it and they included a link to the March issue of Motortrend featuring the 2013 Scion Fr-S and article about it.

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Old 03-10-2012, 02:06 AM   #2
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just saw that too about 30 min ago. Not much news there except they are guessing a $25k price.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:40 AM   #3
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Good find! I'm to tired to read tonight, but I gonna read it first thing tomorrow!
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Old 03-10-2012, 04:28 AM   #4
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Read before. Worth the second read. BRZ or FR-S: you can't go wrong!!!!!!!
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Old 03-10-2012, 05:32 AM   #5
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I already have this magazine. It is nothing new really.
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Thanks for the read.
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I think I bought that issue about a month ago. There's another article in there on the FRS/BRZ too. I think got a goofy title, something like the Miata's Brother from Another Mother.

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I read this when it came out. I got free subscription from LA Auto Show.

Anyways, the next page after these is the BRZ. Entitled, "... Brother from Another Motha".

Pretty sweet article. Mostly just about differences between BRZ/FRS and how the drive was around the track. The fact that he fell in love after 4 laps.

I just wish there was an everyday news on the FR-Z
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Old 03-10-2012, 07:48 AM   #9
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I read this when it came out. I got free subscription from LA Auto Show.

Anyways, the next page after these is the BRZ. Entitled, "... Brother from Another Motha".

Pretty sweet article. Mostly just about differences between BRZ/FRS and how the drive was around the track. The fact that he fell in love after 4 laps.

I just wish there was an everyday news on the FR-Z
You're right. I knew I should've looking in the magazine before I posted, it was sitting right next to me after all!

There's yet another article in that issue called "The Miata Coupe*" * Not build by Mazda.

http://blogs.motortrend.com/the-miat...zda-19869.html

I think I was combining the two articles together in my head

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That was a really good read. Good post.
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Motor Trend estimates 0 to 60 in 6.2 secs...Yeah buddy!
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Not a review or a test in anyway.. Just another paid ad. Very typical Motortrend. 25k is about 5k too much for the Scion..

I wonder why Toyota/Subaru will not let anyone do a full test?....
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Motor Trend estimates 0 to 60 in 6.2 secs...Yeah buddy!
I read that, just a little bit of work and I think I can drop that by 6 seconds.




But seriously I'd like mine going 0-60 in as close to 4 flat as possible.
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I wonder why Toyota/Subaru will not let anyone do a full test?....

The suspense. The drama. Must prolong.


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Not a review or a test in anyway.. Just another paid ad. Very typical Motortrend. 25k is about 5k too much for the Scion..

I wonder why Toyota/Subaru will not let anyone do a full test?....
Probably because a test would "require" the list price! LOL

Anyway, great post!
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Not a review or a test in anyway.. Just another paid ad. Very typical Motortrend. 25k is about 5k too much for the Scion..
What other car can you get with 6 speed, RWD, 2700 lbs, LSD, bucket seats and handling tailored after the cayman? for $20K, of course lol.
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What other car can you get with 6 speed, RWD, 2700 lbs, LSD, bucket seats and handling tailored after the cayman? for $20K, of course lol.
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showt...?t=3788&page=7

start at post #132....
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You guys say 25k is too much for a Scion.

So are you guys saying, if this car was branded as a Toyota with the exact same options, then it would be ok at 25k?
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Am I missing something here? Isn't this the same article that has been available online since December?

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...s_first_drive/

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2794
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You guys say 25k is too much for a Scion.

So are you guys saying, if this car was branded as a Toyota with the exact same options, then it would be ok at 25k?

Not at all; my point is that 25k is too much for what it is; be it a Subaru, Toyota, Scion, or even a Lexus.
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You trolling?
lol not at all. I should have put the word "eventually" in there. Should be possible with around 350 at the crank. We won't talk about how much it'll cost to get there though , that's why I should have added "eventually"
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Not at all; my point is that 25k is too much for what it is; be it a Subaru, Toyota, Scion, or even a Lexus.

I agree, the FR-S is stripped down. You don't really get much. Its not worth 25K. $22-23K yeah with the bespoke included. Look at all the other scions, they are not as stripped down as the FR-S.

At least start it low and let us add options...but Scion is stuck on its monospec and pure pricing. That is what is really killing the brand. Hopefully the FR-S will keep Scion alive.
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