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  1. Toyota takes the GT86 rallying with new CS-R3 modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Think "rally car" and nimble Subarus or Mitsubishis typically come to mind, but Toyota has had success in the mud-slinging arena as well. Now, it's making a comeback with the GT86 CS-R3, a rally-ready version of the rear-wheel drive sports car known as the Scion FR-S in the U.S. It looks pretty cool in its racing war paint, but the CS-R3 won't compete in the top tier of the World Rally Championship where Toyota achieved much of its past rally glory.

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  2. Why Scion FR-S Sales Have Plunged: The Life and Times of an Ultra-Niche ProductRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Car & Driver

    When Toyota announced it was going to sell a lightweight, rear-drive sports car-and that it was sending a version to the U.S. badged as a Scion -there was a swell of enthusiast, uh, enthusiasm. Anticipation for the car ran high, reaching a fever pitch when the car went on sale in the summer of 2012.

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  3. Toyota GT86 CS-R3 ready to rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Autoblog

    ... to compete in the R3 class. It's closely based on the road-going model (better known around these parts as the Scion FR-S ), and retains its 2.0-liter boxer four, sending 238 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque through a Drenth six-speed ...

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  4. Toyota Finalizes GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Prices and SpecificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    ... each variant. In rally-car spec, the GT86 retains the 2.0 liter flat-four engine found in the road-going Toyota GT86/ Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ , but adds a few key modifications to push power output to 235 hp and 230 lb-ft of torque -- compared to ...

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  5. Car reviews: What we drove the week of Jan. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | AutoWeek

    The 2014 Scion FR-S that came through our office last week is still one of the best buys in compact sports cars. every year here at Autoweek.

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  6. Why Buy A Scion FR-S When You Can Own This Insane BMW M3 For Way Less?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Jalopnik

    The Scion FR-S was built to excite the kinds of people that make a holy pilgrimage to SEMA every year and never leave the house without their Hot Import Nights wristband - the same people that would soil themselves when realizing that this supercharged BMW M3 could've been purchased for less money. The Scion FR-S was built to excite the kinds of people that make a holy pilgrimage to SEMA every year and never leave the house without their Hot Import Nights wristband - the same people that would soil themselves when realizing that this supercharged BMW M3 could've been purchased for less money.

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  7. Toyota Is Once Again the World's Top AutomakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Popular Mechanics

    ... automaker on the planet for the last three years. In 2014, the world ate up 10.23 million new Toyota, Lexus, and Scion models, more than Volkswagen (10.14 million) or General Motors (9.92 million). RELATED: Data, Crunched: These Are the Biggest ...

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  8. Scion tC Release Series 9.0 channels its inner SEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | AutoWeek

    The Scion Release Series cars are a selection of limited-edition models sporting unique styling elements. The company did one for the FR-S , the xB and xD, now it's doing one for the tC.

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  9. Toyo Tires x Super Street Calendar Launch Meet - Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Super Street

    ... Soul EV and Ballast Point Brewery Sedona Few recent releases have had such an impact on the tuner industry as the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ. One could argue this fun RWD platform saved the tuning scene - illustrated at Tokyo Auto Salon ...

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  10. You All Bought So Many Camrys That Toyota is Again No.1 in the WorldRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Car & Driver

    ... automaker on the planet for the last three years. In 2014, the world ate up 10.23 million new Toyota, Lexus, and Scion models, more than Volkswagen (10.14 million) or General Motors (9.92 million). In the U.S., Toyota the brand at 2.06 million ...

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  11. Toyota to woo younger buyers with revived ScionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | USA Today

    For Toyota, this may be the year of Scion. Two new models are on the way for Toyota's youth brand, says Bob Carter, a Toyota senior vice president, with announcements due at the New York Auto Toyota to woo younger buyers with revived Scion SAN FRANCISCO -- For Toyota, this may be the year of Scion.

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  12. 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo: Around the BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    We've always thought of the Nissan 370Z as a way to get sports-car style and performance for a reasonable price. Sure, it's getting on in years, but the current Z-car still offers enthusiasts a step up from the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ twins without spending BMW or Porsche money.

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  13. Automotive Hero Modifies His Family Toyota CamryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Jalopnik

    One extremely proud automotive enthusiast was not about to let the fierce grip of crushing normality destroy him - he might have been saddled with a four cylinder Toyota midsizer, but that doesn't mean he had to stop living. This guy realized that some of the components on his Camry were shared with the Scion tC , which has a somewhat healthy tuner culture.

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  14. 2015 Scion tC$21,299Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    To best avoid scams and fraud, deal locally. Deals that involve wire transfers or cashier's checks can be fraudulent, as can sellers who refuse to meet in person.

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  15. Top 12 JDM FR-S/BRZ Parts from Tokyo Auto Salon 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Super Street

    Few recent releases have had such an impact on the tuner industry as the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ. One could argue this fun RWD platform saved the tuning scene - illustrated at Tokyo Auto Salon the past few years.

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  16. Hot Black-on-Orange Action! 2015 Scion tC Release Series 9.0 Now at Scion DealershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Car and Driver

    Two-tone paint jobs are a rarified thing outside of the automotive stratosphere. But you don't have to go to the Bentley or Bugatti store if you want one, as the latest limited-edition "release series" Scion tC number-uh, which one are we up to now? oh yeah-9.0 is wearing a pretty rad one.

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  17. Smart's U.S. Plans, Scion Drops iQ, Honda Civic Type R: What's New @ The Car ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Car Connection

    ... a car-sharing staple, or a common conveyance for urban commuters. In America, it's a brand with niche status. RIP, Scion iQ: Which Of The Other Scion Models Will Survive? After a brief and not-so-illustrious run, the Scion iQ is motoring off to that ...

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  18. Dual Threat: Two-Tone Scion tC Release Series 9.0 Available NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    January 20, 2015: Double trouble has arrived in Scion dealerships. Scion paired up with Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs on the two-toned Scion tC Release Series 9.0. The new model combines style and substance and is based on a concept car developed for custom car shows.

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  19. 2014 Scion FR-S review notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | AutoWeek

    ... snow tires, there wasn't a better car in our fleet for blasting through the snow sideways. When I was assigned this Scion FR-S, I was looking forward to more of the same, until I realized that it was sitting on its stock tires. In the snow, the ...

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  20. Scion's custom orange tC goes on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | USA Today

    Toyota's Scion brand has turned special editions of its cars into high art -- and the latest carries the orange-and-black theme to the extreme. It's the Scion tC Release Series 9.0, which the brand says is Scion's custom orange tC goes on sale Toyota's Scion brand has turned special editions of its cars into high art -- and the latest carries the orange-and-black theme to the extreme.

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