With a 4-cylinder 2.0 liter FA boxer engine, delivering an enormous 200 horsepower, producing 150 pound feet torque, slinging from 0 t0 60 mph in just 6.2 seconds, the Scion's FR-S fits the description of the sports car the enthusiasts were waiting for. Toyota's and Subaru's collaborated Scion brand has done rather well in the US. With all the features of a sports car one can ask for and with a base price tag of $24,000($730 destination charges extra), has got the car enthusiasts grooving. The customers feedback and the sales stats so far in the states is overwhelming.
The EPA ratings revealed by Scion are quite impressive. Points that the FR-S is capable of delivering 30 mpg on highway with manual transmission and 34 mpg for the same with automatic transmission. Pretty good, isn't it. Well with such an impressive fuel economy figures for a sports car, the Scion's FR-S is sure to make it's mark in the market. Jack Hollis, Vice President of Scion, emphasized the fact that the 2013 FR-S has a strong network and is available throughout the US across 1000 dealerships. To locate the nearest dealer, visit Find A Dealer and you can search for dealer by your zip code or city.
Scion's Vice President Jack Hollis has high sales hopes for its new rear-wheel-drive FR-S sports car. "We're confident we can sell every one we get our hands on," Hollis stated. According to the Vice President of Scion, he anticipates sales as high as 20,000 units per annum. For the current year Scion's hopes to sell 10,000 units, with 20,000 units for the year 2013. With 1,243 pre-sale orders the automaker is on the right trajectory. Almost of the same generation, from one of the parent company, Subaru's BRZ will also be sold in the United States. But the future doesn't seems to be as bright as of the FR-S. Subaru only hopes to sell between 5,000 and 7,000 units per annum. With a large network of Scion's dealers, hopes are high for the FR-S. And so far things worked out in their favor.
Following are the sale stats for the Scion's FR-S in the States and Canada for the month of June.
United States: 2770 units
Canada: 410 units