Scion almost completely update lineup

August 3, 2014 at 7:57 pm

In the short term brand Scion (budget division of Toyota in North America) is almost completely update the lineup. According to Automotive News, citing informed sources at the top of the Japanese company, a considerable number of models will be discontinued from production, while there will be entirely new machine – for example, the first ever crossover Scion. In general, the brand will remain available and youth: sports coupe FR-S value of about $ 25 000 in the United States is the only “hot” and expensive model Scion.

Scion front photo

Scion front photo


In this case the first thing to get rid of their Scion brand of small cars with the “boxed” rectangular design. The first victim would be the baby iQ, did not meet expectations. Winged microhatch be discontinued this year due to low demand, next spring will be followed by a five-door angular xB. He will be replaced by a slightly European Toyota Auris, which will change its name and more lively and sporty motor.

Scion logo Pic

Scion logo Pic

The same fate awaits xD – hatch based on Toyota Yaris. Its life cycle ends in the middle of 2015, and its place in the lineup. Scion takes sedan having a common platform with the Mazda2. Another surprising addition of terrain will be the first Scion: crossover will be a clone of Toyota RAV4 wheel drive. However, it will have to wait until 2016 or even 2017. And, of course, do not forget about the most interesting for us, “Cyan” – tC sports coupe and FR-S. They remain intact and inviolate and receive regular updates in a couple of years.

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