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Fresh and Fun: the 2016 Scion FR-S

Redefining the Sports Car | The 2016 Scion FR-S

2016 Scion FR-S Red

Scion is putting the sport back into sportscar with the 2016 Scion FR-S. Renowned as a performance driven machine, thanks to its sporty performance, the Scion FR-S is a thrill behind the wheel. Director of Scion Canada, Cyril Dimitris, says the 2016 FR-S is “focused on giving you pure joy and excitement with every drive. Drawing on decades of rallying experience in legendary Toyota vehicles…the Scion FR-S is the authentic sports car that merges compelling style with exceptionally balanced performance and handling.” Seating four, the 2016 FR-S is available in a single trim model, with an array of available options. You can customize your 2016 Scion FR-S with an array of factory personalization parts and accessories, including an assortment of high performance parts from Toyota Racing Development.

For 2016, consumers can expect to see a back-up camera as a standard feature and new interior details. The 2016 Scion FR-S’s updated interior features span from the door grips and centre console side ornaments to the steering wheel’s bezels and the shifter. It also comes equipped with new technology features such as a  7” touch-screen Display Audio system with advanced voice recognition. The interior boasts a sporty 2+2 seating configuration, with the rear seats folding flat for extra cargo space when you need it. A 3-gauge cluster displays your vehicle’s information clearly and concisely, while a frameless rearview mirror maximizes visibility of oncoming rear traffic. Keep track of your speed with both digital and analogue gauges. Meanwhile, the steering wheel offers an excellent grip and turning performance. Adding to the overall sportiness are aluminum sport pedals with rubber inserts. Keeping you comfortable and entertained, while maximizing convenience in style, are air conditioning, 8-speakers, Aha Radio, keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel, plus the carbon-pattern instrument panel in gun-metal finish. Take things up a notch with available upgrades, such as the available Premium Display Audio System with Navigation and available Bongiovi Acoustics digital signal processing system.

2016 Scion FR-S Interior

The 2016 Scion FR-S boasts an exterior that is the definition of refined athleticism. Its low stance is enhanced by flared fenders and menacing face. The highly rigid body and lightweight components allow for the vehicle’s weight to remain below 1,300kg. Sleek and sporty, the 2016 FR-S features a shark fin-style antenna, 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, and dual exhaust. The lighting design consists of halogen headlights with automatic headlamp system. Dual power adjustable and heated exterior mirrors are the perfect addition to combat the cold Canadian winter. The 2016 model year offers the addition of two unique colour options for the FR-S: Ablaze and Oceanic.

When it comes to performance under the hood lies a D-4S 2.0L horizontally opposed Flat 4 Boxer engine. Optimizing performance to suit your driving style, choose between a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Scion was meticulous when it came to engineering details, such as steering, handling and stability systems. as well as a balanced body weight and aerodynamics, to ensure maximized agility and outstanding straight-line stability.

2016 Scion FR-S

2016 Scion FR-S Engine:

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder Flat 4 Boxer engine: 200 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque

Safety is a top priority for Scion designers and engineers. That’s why they loaded the 2016 Scion FR-S with 6 airbags, direct tire pressure monitoring system, active front headrests with whiplash protection, 6 active safety technologies of Scion’s Star Safety System, and more.

If you want a modern day sports car, look no further than the 2016 Scion FR-S. To learn more about how you can get behind the wheel of the 2016 Scion FR-S visit your local Edmonton Scion Dealer – Gateway Toyota Scion, where bigger is better.

 Neal Gratton

Gateway Toyota

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