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2016 - 2017 Toyota Full-Line and Scion Pricing

2016 - 2017 Toyota Full-Line and Scion Pricing

December 01, 2016

2017 Toyota 86 Product Information

2017 Toyota 86 Product Information

September 15, 2016

2017 Toyota 86 is the Affordable, Fun-damental Sports Car

2017 Toyota 86 is the Affordable, Fun-damental Sports Car

September 12, 2016
It was hailed as nothing less than the return of the fundamental, affordable rear-drive sports car when it arrived a few years back, and now for 2017 it’s got a new name, a new look and higher performance: the Scion FR-S adopts the Toyota 86 identity used in other global markets, as Scion and its models transition back to the Toyota brand.... more

Toyota Announces 2017 Value Pricing for Corolla, Toyota 86 and Corolla iM Models

Toyota Announces 2017 Value Pricing for Corolla, Toyota 86 and Corolla iM Models

August 22, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif., August 22, 2016 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Corolla, 86 sports car, and Corolla iM hatchback. 
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2016 New York Auto Show - Toyota Prius Prime Reveal - Bill Fay

2016 New York Auto Show - Toyota Prius Prime Reveal - Bill Fay

March 23, 2016
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay reveals the 2017 Prius Prime, Toyota 86 and the 2017 Highlander at the 2016 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. ... more

Lexus and Toyota Will Make Automated Braking Standard on Nearly Every Model and Trim Level by End of 2017

Lexus and Toyota Will Make Automated Braking Standard on Nearly Every Model and Trim Level by End of 2017

March 21, 2016
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 21, 2016 – Advanced automatic safety technology that was once available on only the most expensive new vehicles is about to be included as standard equipment on almost every Lexus and Toyota model and trim level in the United States. Announced today at the New York Auto Show, Toyota will begin to include the Lexus Safety System +™ and Toyota Safety Sense™ packages, anchored by automatic emergency braking (AEB), on almost every new vehicle by the end of 2017.
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Toyota to 86 the FR-S Name

Toyota to 86 the FR-S Name

March 17, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif., March 17, 2016 – With its new home comes a new name and more. The former Scion FR-S will debut as the 2017 Toyota 86 at the New York International Auto Show with interior and exterior changes, as well as suspension and powertrain upgrades. The new Toyota 86 will go on sale at all Toyota dealerships this fall.... more

Toyota Recalls Certain Scion FR-S Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Scion FR-S Vehicles

February 09, 2016
Torrance, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 26,000 Model Year 2013-2016 Scion FR-S vehicles.
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Scion Shows Energy at 2016 North American International Auto Show

Scion Shows Energy at 2016 North American International Auto Show

January 07, 2016
DETROIT, (Jan. 6, 2016) – Following a year of launching two new models with a sales flourish and showing a hot new concept, Scion enters 2016 as one of the auto industry’s most energized brands. The Scion exhibit at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) puts this excitement on full display with its lineup of youth-oriented models.
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Scion Brings Curb Appeal to the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Scion Brings Curb Appeal to the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

November 19, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 – Prepare to take a second – or third – look at Scion’s style. During the Los Angeles Auto Show, Scion’s modern approach comes to life in its newest concept car, a clothing collaboration and multiple creative projects.... more

Scion Pairs Sports and Style for 2016 FR-S Release Series 2.0

Scion Pairs Sports and Style for 2016 FR-S Release Series 2.0

October 29, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif., (Oct. 29, 2015) – Drivers of the 2016 Scion FR-S Release Series 2.0 will look better than ever in the most stylish version of the sports car ever offered. The new FR-S Release Series 2.0 comes with luxurious appointments and premium features, and with just 1,000 vehicles available, it’s the most elusive and exclusive Scion Release Series yet.  ... more

Scion Racing Sits Atop Formula DRIFT Standings Heading into Season Finale

Scion Racing Sits Atop Formula DRIFT Standings Heading into Season Finale

October 07, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2015) – Scion Racing has its eye on the prize. Heading into the 2015
U.S. Formula DRIFT Pro Championship, Rockstar Energy Hankook Tire Scion tC driver Fredric Aasbo leads all competition in first place, while GReddy Performance Scion FR-S driver Ken Gushi follows in second. With a substantial points lead, Scion Racing has already captured its second straight Manufacturer’s Cup.... more

2016 Scion FR-S Product Information

2016 Scion FR-S Product Information

September 08, 2015

New Styling, Safety and Sound System Surround the Driver in the 2016 Scion FR-S

New Styling, Safety and Sound System Surround the Driver in the 2016 Scion FR-S

September 08, 2015
Scion FR-S drivers will have more stimulation for their senses with the 2016 model. With a new premium feel featuring bright silver interior accents, two fresh exterior colors, a new standard audio system and an integrated rearview backup camera, the FR-S adds more style and safety to its solid enthusiast credentials.... more

Scion FR-S Team Set for Battle in the 93rd Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Scion FR-S Team Set for Battle in the 93rd Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

June 23, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (June 23, 2015) – Respected Time Attack competitor, Robert Walker will again campaign a Scion FR-S in Colorado’s legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) on June 28. A collaborative effort between Evasive Motorsports, GReddy Racing and Mackin Industries, this year marks Walker’s third attempt to tame the challenging 12.5-mile, 156-turn course that ascends to the summit 14,110 feet above sea level.  ... more

New Style, Safety, Sounds and Sales Price For 2016 Scion FR-S

New Style, Safety, Sounds and Sales Price For 2016 Scion FR-S

April 30, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (April 30, 2015) – Scion’s FR-S performance sports coupe is getting its style on for the 2016 model year. With interior improvements, two new colors, a new standard audio system and a rear-view back up camera, the next FR-S also sports a new price.... more

Toyota Engineers to Drive One Lap of America Endurance Race

Toyota Engineers to Drive One Lap of America Endurance Race

April 28, 2015
ERLANGER, Ky., April 28, 2015 -- Although you won’t see Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, or Farrah Fawcett in the 2015 One Lap of America endurance race, the stars of the 1981 movie, Cannonball Run, would find it eerily familiar to their script.  The Car and Driver magazine writer and auto racer Brock Yates, who wrote the screenplay, based it upon his experiences organizing the race four times between 1971 and 1979.  Yates’ idea evolved into the One Lap of America, gaining legitimacy along the way.  It is now run by his son Brock Yates, Jr. ... more

Multi-City Scion Motivatour Program Helps Entrepreneurs Reach Next Level

Multi-City Scion Motivatour Program Helps Entrepreneurs Reach Next Level

April 13, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (April 13, 2015) – With Scion’s help, young entrepreneurs are moving from the “hot seat” to the front seat and driving their businesses forward. Industry trendsetters including fashion designer Christian Siriano, Charles Adler, co-founder of Kickstarter, and Candace Nelson, founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes (among others), recently listened to business pitches inside a Scion xB and helped Scion select which entrepreneurs to support with funding, mentorship or a vehicle.
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Scion to Show Evolution of Youth-Oriented Brand in Display at 2015 New York Auto Show

Scion to Show Evolution of Youth-Oriented Brand in Display at 2015 New York Auto Show

March 27, 2015
NEW YORK (March 27, 2015) – Bright lights, big city, tremendous new products. At this year’s New York International Auto Show, visitors will see the evolution of Scion through two new models on display for the first time – iM and iA. Revealed to the world in New York, these two vehicles appeal to a savvy generation of young, urban drivers who have unique perspectives and needs.... more

Scion Brings Speedhunters' Tuner Challenge-Winning FR-S to Chicago Auto Show

Scion Brings Speedhunters' Tuner Challenge-Winning FR-S to Chicago Auto Show

January 30, 2015
CHICAGO, (Jan. 30, 2015) – The winning vehicle of Scion’s 10th annual Tuner Challenge is coming to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The Speedhunters-designed “Maximum Attack” Scion FR-S makes its first public appearance since November when it was crowned winner of the Scion Tuner Challenge at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.... more

Scion Showcases SEMA Standouts

Scion Showcases SEMA Standouts

November 05, 2014
LAS VEGAS, (Nov. 5, 2014) – With a custom louvre treatment and vintage style, Speedhunters triumphed today as the winner in the 10th annual Scion Tuner Challenge at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. The online international collective digs up exciting stories surrounding car culture.... more

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - Super Street FR-S  Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - Super Street FR-S Fact Sheet

October 30, 2014

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - GT Channel Mine's FR-S Concept Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - GT Channel Mine's FR-S Concept Fact Sheet

October 30, 2014

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - Speedhunters Maximum Attack FR-S Fact Sheet

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - Speedhunters Maximum Attack FR-S Fact Sheet

October 30, 2014

Scion Scores with SEMA Entries

Scion Scores with SEMA Entries

October 30, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (Oct. 30, 2014) – Demonstrating a range from retro to ruthless, Scion unveiled its lineup for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas Nov. 4-7, 2014. Six builders put their own interpretations into the Scion tC, FR-S and xB with custom upgrades, individual style and creativity.... more

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