Scion FR-S Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

The wait is over... almost. According to a report from Inside Line that jives with what we've been hearing ourselves, Toyota (or Scion, or both) and Subaru are set to use the Tokyo Motor Show to jointly unveil the hotly anticipated rear-wheel-drive sport coupes that they have been working on together since what seems like the beginning of time.

Yes, that means we need to sit back and keep waiting until December, but at least it's some sort of real real date to mark on the calendar, right? Until then, you'll just have to be content with what is sure to be an endless series of spy shots and leaked information on the affordable sportscar duo.

Inside Line also offers something of a timetable for production, saying that the Scion FR-S will hit American shores sometime in 2012 (rather nebulous, no?) while the unnamed Subaru version will begin production in the spring of the same year.


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      GO MUSTANG
      • 3 Years Ago
      How is Takumi suppose to deliver tofu without a hatch???
      joejoe509
      • 3 Years Ago
      After seeing the 2012 Impreza, I can totally see how Subaru will put their new face on this. If I had any photoshopping skills whatsoever, I'd give it a go. Either way, very exciting. Wait... December??!! For effing sake... I'm done being teased. Just release the damn thing already.
      madboosties
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hopefully a turbocharged version comes out in a few years
        • 3 Years Ago
        @madboosties
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      BDolman
      • 3 Years Ago
      man can it get much more ugly answer is no its horribly unattractive screams ricer
        Joe
        • 3 Years Ago
        @BDolman
        It must be terrible to have such poor taste in cars.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @BDolman
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        • 3 Years Ago
        @BDolman
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      Nuno Miguel Aguiar
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yeah I have a song for the Civic, here goes nothing. And a 1..... 2..... 3.... Put put put put buzzzzz Put put put put buzzzzz
        zchmcqn
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Nuno Miguel Aguiar
        Goes to show how stupid you are...you posted your useless comment on the wrong article.
      Aryan
      • 3 Years Ago
      Let me take a moment and write about how beautiful this car is. I've been hating on Toyota ever since they killed the Celica but this..holy ****...the lines, the proportions, they work together so well. It's incredible. I thought the Maserati Granturismo was the nicest looker out there but this absolutely destroys it. The automotive industry has had me really disappointed, especially with newer cars from Toyota, BMW, Nissan (370Z) and Mercedes Benz. Maybe i was out of touch but i've hated most recent cars up to this. It's gorgeous, It looks faster while standing still than a Ferrari in my opinion. This is a car to be celebrated, the designers should be given awards. This car has in it the stuff legends are made of.
        Aryan
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Aryan
        With that said, It should not be a Scion. It should be a Toyota. The brand really needs a car like this at this point.
          Ricky
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Aryan
          Scion needs it more than Toyota. How much longer do you think Scion can survive marketing the tC as their flagship "sports" car? Toyota on the other hand is so far from its days of making sports cars the brand has become synonymous with boring and bland... and I believe Toyota would like to keep it that way. The Toyota Corolla/Camry are cash cows and these funds allow the development of the LFA/IS F/FR-S so hate it or love it, Toyota is now what it is for a reason.
      Mateusz Paszek
      • 3 Years Ago
      Enough already. This vehicle has been in concept form/ testing/ evaluation. etc etc since 1976, it seems like. Give it a break. Come back to the topic when the first one hits the dealership. Until then, every article about this thing just encourages the bastards that need 30 years to produce a vehicle.
        Dwight Bynum Jr.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mateusz Paszek
        Complaining about news from the automotive industry? Sounds to me like you're on the wrong blog...
          Mateusz Paszek
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Dwight Bynum Jr.
          Complaining about news about ONE CAR. Does every post have to be happy shiny, with rainbows and unicorns? I wolf down other news on here. Car gets a styling tweak? Sweet! New bike? Hope there's video! This SuboTa has been in the "news" for how many years now? Doesn't it feel a bit like getting your chains yanked after the first few years? I'm complaining about something that should already be on the road since last year, if not earlier. Us eating up info about a car this way overdue keeps the pressure off the spanks that have turned a vehicle development process, refined over 100 years of automototive manufacturing, into an interminable wait.
      Blue
      • 3 Years Ago
      I think it looks fine. We'll see how it drives. I want to see the Subaru version though, as I will never drive a Toyota.
      Syed Ahmed
      • 3 Years Ago
      I hope the production version actually looks at least somewhat similar to this and retains its aggressiveness. I get the feeling it won't though :(
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