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2012 Scion FR-S Race Car

Scion has unveiled its Scion Racing/GReddy FR-S race car during a press conference at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. Dubbed by some as the American version of the Toyota GT 86, The FR-S will be competing in the 2012 Formula DRIFT series with veteran driver Ken Gushi behind the wheel. The 600-horsepower race car is the result of a collaboration between Scion Racing and GReddy, a performance-products company that has been involved with Toyota and racing for over twenty years. The result is an authentic rear-wheel-drive sports car with exceptionally balanced performance and handling, compelling style, flexible utility and surprising MPG. Some more key specs can be seen below.

Length: 166.7 in.
Width: 69.9 in.
Wheelbase: 101.2 in.
Engine Type: Horizontally opposed four-cylinder, D-4S injection, DOHC
Transmission: 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters
Suspension: MacPherson struts, Double wishbone
Fuel tank: 13.2 gallons

Date: Jan 12, 2012  /  Views: 3103  /  Author: Alec Banks
Category: Lifestyle  /  Tags: Scion, Automotive, Toyota gt-86