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Pricing for Toyota’s Former Scion Lineup Announced

Pricing has been announced for Toyota’s upcoming lineup of former Scion vehicles. Since Scion, a subsidiary of Toyota, was closed and absorbed by its parent company, their vehicles will be going into Toyota’s 2017 lineup.   2017 Toyota 86 Formerly the Scion FR-S, the 2017 Toyota 86 comes into the market with an improved look and a sportier performance. Toyota has given the 2017 86 a new front end with a next level look featuring LED headlights, a new fog lamp bezel, and a redesigned bumper. A redesigned rear end…

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Top Picks from Run to the Sun

Automotive journalists from around the Northwest gather to test out performance or sunny-day vehicles at the Northwest Automotive Press Association’s Run to the Sun gathering. This year, 24 vehicles were assembled and tested in a day and a half of driving around Mt. Hood. There was a wide array of vehicles including: an Acura NSX, a BMW M4 with the Competition Package, a Buick Cascada, Kia Cadenza, a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and a Viper GTC, the Fiat 124 / Mazda MX-5 and the Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86 twin…

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Head to Head: 2016 Honda Accord Coupe vs. 2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

In the world of fun to drive, yet practical family coupes, there are many contenders. Two of these are the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe and the 2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Many contenders offer low entry costs in return for high amounts of driving enjoyment, both in looks, refinements, and performance. Competitors for the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe and 2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe include the Scion FR-S or Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Nissan 370Z, and the BMW 2-Series. However, we’re going to stick with comparing the 2016 Honda…

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2017 Toyota 86 Automotive News 

2016 NYIAS: 2017 Toyota 86 is the New Scion FR-S in the United States

At a glance: Since the Scion brand is coming to an end, Toyota has rebadged the popular Scion FR-S as the Toyota 86. The 2.0 liter Boxer engine has been upgraded to make an additional 5 horsepower. The 2017 Toyota 86 will go on sale at AutoNation Toyota stores this fall.   Toyota recently announced that it will be removing the Scion brand and rebadging some of its most popular vehicles under the Toyota brand. One of the most popular and sporty models from Scion is the FR-S, a rear-wheel-drive sports…

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