2017 Scion FRS News, Release Date

The Scion FRS was unveiled in 2013, and since then, the car has pleased many sports vehicle lovers. It is a powerful vehicle that is full of fun to drive. Toyota will be trying to strength its position in the world of sports cars by introducing a new model of this vehicle. This will be 2017 Scion FRS. This new car will get notable modifications in almost all parts. From the exterior to the powertrain, the new FR-S will get innovative features that will make it more competitive in the automotive industry.

2017 Scion FRS front view

2017 Scion FRS – Exterior and Interior:

The automobile manufacturer will make use of the open concept to design its new sports car. The body is expected to be lighter than the outgoing model. The exterior will get sleek curves that will make the car more appealing and alluring. There will also be improved aerodynamics features that will make the car more efficient when moving. Front fascia will feature aggressive feeders, sharp corner lights and fog lamps.

Rear fascia will also get some innovative features. There will be LED tail lights for the reversing purpose. Some backup lights will be mounted on the center-back to give the car a muscular look. The back side will also get a dual exhaust system, which will contribute to sporty appearance. Away from the rear side, the car will have 17-inch wheels.

When it comes to the cabin, 2017 Scion FRS will have both front and back seats. There will be enough space between the seats for occupants to enjoy comfortable rides. The seats will be covered with top-quality materials, increasing the car comfort. Steering wheel will be made more responsive than before.

The interior of 2017 Scion FRS will also have a touchscreen display and a host of connectivity features. In addition to these tech features, the car will have a dual climate control and a powerful music system consisting of 8 speakers. On the safety side, the new FRS will come with basic options such as seat belts and emergency brakes.

2017 Scion FRS interior

2017 Scion FRS – Engine and Performance:

In the hood, the new FRS will get major changes that will significantly improve its performance. There will be a 2.0-L Inline 4 Cylinder engine capable of producing 200 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque.

Toyota is expected to add a hybrid powertrain to 2017 Scion FRS. This variant will feature a 2.5-L boxer engine paired with an electric motor. It will be able to produce 250 horsepower and 250 lb-ft.

The new Scion sports car will have both manual and automatic transmission options. Fuel consumption will be up to 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. It will depend on the engine and transmission system employed.

Competition:

Main competitors of the new FRS include: Subaru BRZ, Porsche Cayman, BMW 228i and Ford Mustang Eco boost.

2017 Scion FRS rear

2017 Scion FRS – Price and Release Date:

The starting price of the new 2017 Scion FRS sports car is expected to be around $30,000. This will make the car one of the cheapest sports vehicles. Refurbished models will cost more than this. Release date is expected in the late 2016 or early 2017.

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