2017 Scion FRS Release Date, Specs

The new 2017 Scion FRS is likely to be a mix of a sports design and high-end car. Many people will be amazed by the design coming with the car as it will exactly resemble Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT 86. Enthusiasts needed an affordable rear wheel drive sports car and so did Toyota plan to deliver. It is now clear that Japanese automakers are listening to their fans as they are going to inject the new car with more performance. Report from Motoring indicates that the vehicle will have about eight years’ lifespan. Certain markets like Japan will be given an option of ordering carbon fiber roof at an extra cost, but whether such options will be given to the US market is not known yet. Although the car automaker has revealed not much detail, sedan model is anticipated to be a bit larger and faster as compared to the coupe model. Everyone who loves quick and luxurious cars will enjoy this car.

2017 Scion FRS front view

2017 Scion FRS – New Design and Technology:

2017 Scion FRS will be made of materials from carbon fiber. The coupe version will be 187 inches in length and 55 inches in height, and it will feature a violent sport-line similar to that of Subaru Cross. This version will come with an integrated bumper as well as bright LED lights on the front area.

The interior of the 2017 Scion FRS will have a luxurious as well as sporty appearance. Its seat will be made of artificial leather upholstery, available in three different colors, black, red trim and silver. Surprisingly, the steering wheel and the shifter will also be wrapped with leather. The car will also be equipped with the latest dashboard where a touchscreen display with infotainment system will be installed at the center. Entertainment system, automatic climate control, USB as well as Bluetooth will be featured in this new car. Safety package that will contain airbags, stability control system, emergency brakes and sensors will be installed to the 2017 Scion FRS.

2017 Scion FRS interior

2017 Scion FRS – Drivetrain:

The 2017 Scion FRS coupe will come equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder engine delivering 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of twist. On the contrary, the coupe model will come with a 2.0-liter boxer engine, which will produce 200 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of twist. Both engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Besides the internal ignition engine, a hybrid power-train will have an additional electric motor that, together, will be anticipated to generate about 250 horsepower. The real-wheel drive, front engine, and the sporty performance will remain untouched.

2017 Scion FRS rear view

2017 Scion FRS – Expected Date and Price:

The new Scion FRS is anticipated to be released in the market in December 2016. When it comes to price, the coupe version will go for about $30,000 and the hybrid model will be $50,000.