Scion FR-S is one type of a car which exceeds its reputation owing to its abilities and features which supersede those of its rivals. Its prototype has been spotted undergoing road test within Germany. This will be the fourth generation of this model which is expected to come with a refined engine and improved transmissions which will enable it to be an all-road automobile. By going with the spotted prototype, it means that scion’s FR-s will be updated and introduced as a 2016 year model. This will be an entirely new model but it will come with some few features which made it outstanding, in addition to a few new features which will make it more futuristic. This model will not be gender biased hence tit will captivate both genders. The 2016 Scion FR-S is therefore the right car for anyone who will be shopping for a fancy, a comfortable and a high performance auto.
2016 SCION FR-S: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Its exterior will be extremely redesigned in comparison with the outgoing model’s exterior. The new fourth generation model will be more aggressive. It will acquire a nicely sculpted and masculine body shape with slightly changed body lines and newly redesigned head lights. 2016 Scion FR-S will also get some improved aerodynamics while its chassis will be made out of a large amount of carbon fiber, meaning that it will be much lighter. This auto will be offered as a four door saloon car as well as a cabriolet. Its dimensions will be 187 inches in length, 70 inches in width and 55 inches in height. These dimensions will make it be of similar size with the Subaru Legacy. Again, it will be offered in seven different exterior colors and frame less doors which will make it more appealing. Both the four-door and the cabriolet will come with similar power units, but with different wheels and a different rear for the cabriolet since it will get a soft-top. Other exterior features include variable intermittent wipers, rear defogger, a new exhaust system, 17 inch alloy wheels, 215/45R17 87W performance tires and an inside mounted spare tire.
The 2016 Scion FR-S shall not in any way compromise on its occupants’ safety. It will therefore be equipped with a number of safety features which include dual front side mounted airbags, child seat anchors, emergency brake assist, daytime running lights, front and rear ventilated disc brakes, stability control, auto delay off headlamps and traction control among others.
The only significant changes inside this new FR-S shall be on the material used, which will be of high quality than in the previous model. Other available features inside this sedan include a trip computer, 2 one touch power windows, key less ignition, front cup holders, electric power seating, front door pockets, tilt and telescopic steering, air conditioning, dual vanity mirrors, AM/FM stereo with 300 Watts stereo output, 8 speakers and Bluetooth connectivity, etc.
2016 SCION FR-S: ENGINE SPECS
It is not yet certain which engine will be offered under the hood of this new 2016 Scion FR-S. However, given that the auto will receive huge air intakes and new exhaust system, any engine which will be available will still offer great power output. The most likely engine to feature under the hood of the 2016 Scion FR-S is a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder which delivers 200 hp and 151 lb-ft f torque. It is also rumored that this new model will get a hybrid version which will mostly probably be powered by a 2.5 liter engine with an electric motor.
2016 Scion FR-S: Release Date and Price
2016 Scion FR-S will be presented at the Tokyo Motor Show which will take place in a year’s time. The anticipated price for the coupe is at $ 25 000 and the cabriolet at $ 30 000. As for the expected hybrid version, it might be offered much later at an initial price of about $ 48 000.