Scion FR-S Specs, Release Date

With their new model 2017 Scion FR-S, Toyota plans to introduce a new platform. According to Tetsuya Tada, this car is model will be introducing a lot of new features. Changes will be visible in every inch of their new SUV. Fresh designs will be presented in both the front and rear fascia. The Scion FR-S is in its midlife cycle. This series is going to have 8 years span before Toyota stops manufacturing them.

2017 Scion FR-S - front

2017 Scion FR-S – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design

The 2017 Scion FR-S will be a minor face lift version. This new vehicle will get sharper designs on the front bumper. Headlights will have LED support and daytime lights will also be present. Hood design will contain more curves; these curves give the 2017 FR-S a sturdy feel about it. In the back section, exhaust outlet is going to get a more polished look about it. Grille is going to get sleeker in appearance. A new set of wheels might be installed in this car with a longer wheelbase. But as of now it is only a speculation, there are no official updates to confirm this rumor. Suspension designs are also expected to get tweaked.


The 2017 Scion FR-S is going to introduce a new infotainment system that is supposed to be about 7 inches wide with LCD touchscreen. Many Android apps will be present in this system and will have direct mobile connection receivers. Navigation system is going to use upgraded GPS networks, and Google maps will also assist the drivers. The dashboard is going to contain many secondary controls like climate controls, cruise controls, music system controller, WiFi connectors and many more. The presence of WiFi will ensure that that there is no stoppage in streaming services, and Bluetooth influences will allow easy sharing of data. The music system is rumored to get a new set of speakers which will have great sound quality.

Many safety features are expected to be present like:

  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • Lane is changing and keeping assists.
  • Parking assists.
  • Front collision prevention system with auto-brakes.
  • Rear view camera.
  • Rain sensing wipers.

All these features are only rumored as of now; there is no concrete evidence to pinpoint their inclusion in this new vehicle. Besides these characteristics, airbags will be present in high numbers. Seats are going to get a new set of leather covers. Use of high-quality leather upholstery will make the journey more relaxed and give the FR-S 2017 a luxurious feel about it.

2017 Scion FR-S – Whole Power Unit

The 2017 Scion FR-S will be powered by a 2.0-liter four cylinder unit. Use of turbocharging units is not expected for this new model. Fuel economy will be significant, and carbon dioxide emission will also be checked.

2017 Scion FR-S – Price, Release Date, and Competitors

The 2017 Scion FR-S makers have not fixed any price for their upcoming model. It is expected that the next Scion FR-S will debut in the market by 2017. As its release date nears, many more details about this fascinating car will be revealed by its engineers. The Scion FR-S 2017 is going to be presented in some auto shows that will be held in 2016. The Mazda MX-5 Miata, Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro and Subaru BRZ will be giving tough competition to this new car.

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