Scion FR-S is the fastest sports Scion. It appeared in 2012 and was being produced until 2016. This sports car has two direct analogues: Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ, which are manufactured now.
In the Scion model range, this car took the position over tC; it was flagship.
Scion FR-S car belongs to a little forgotten class of the compact sports cars, which was popular in the 90s. You probably remember such cars as Mitsubishi Eclipse, Acura RSX, Toyota Celica, etc. At the moment, these cars are replaced by hot hatches. Nevertheless, the possible competitors of FR-S are VW Golf GTI and Mazda MX-5 Miata.
In 2016, Scion FR-S cars were taken out of production. However, exactly the same Toyota 86 is sold instead of them.
Many wonder, who makes Scion FR-S engine? They are manufactured by Subaru. It’s quite interesting and unusual engine with boxer configuration. Toyota calls this engine 4U-GSE, Subaru gave it the name of FA20, but there is no difference between them. This is 2L naturally aspirated flat four engine with 200 horsepower capacity. Not too much, but enough for active driving.
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List of Scion FR-S models:
1st generation (2012 – 2016):
Scion FR-S (203 HP) – 2.0 L
1st generation (2012 – present):
Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86 (203 HP) – 2.0 L