The Scion brand
desperately needs an image remake, and it’s counting on the new Scion FR-S
to be its brand savior. Not everyone wants a front-engine, rear-drive sports car, so Scion also offers more conventional transportation in the form of its value-packed front-drive coupe, the tC
As with Toyota models of the past, the recipe for the Scion tC
is simple and straightforward: build a car that looks good, is comfortable, offers some entertainment value behind the wheel and above all else, is chock full of features for the price. The Scion tC won’t appeal to those who spend weekends auto crossing or taking track days, but it’s not supposed to. Instead, the tC is a mainstream coupe aimed at a broader audience of (primarily young) buyers who covet value and personalization above all else.
Scion revised the tC’s looks, and its entire design, for the 2011 model year
, which is either a good thing or a bad thing depending upon how much you admired the...