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Killer Scion FR-S with TRD Kit Gets Bronze Vossen Wheels

You don't need anything more than four cylinders!? Yeah right, Scion. At least give us a WRX engine or something!
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But try as we might to hate the FR-S, there's something exotic about owning a real import. It's not like one of those Hondas built in Alabama; this thing is made in the heart of Japan by a team of crafty ninjas from Subaru.

As you may have figured out already, we aren't dealing with an ordinary Toyobaru. This is the 2015 Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0, costing over $31,00 and packed with goodies. As standard, you get a whole bunch of parts designed by TRD, including a sexy front 3-piece spoiler, side skirts, quad tip exhaust, lowering springs, HID headlights, LED accents and a new paint color called "YUZU". Even dual-zone climate control and a TRD shift knob are thrown in for good measure.

Around the back, you may notice a GT-style trunk spoiler. We don't think those are factory LED taillights either!

The project car also has a few unknown bits, such as the add-on rear diffuser that isn't a TRD part. It makes the FR-S drift car and shows the owner knows a fair bit about import car parts.

The factory black wheels have been swapped out for a set of the latest Vossen VFS-2 alloys. These multi-spoke alloys have a bronze finish that sets off paintjob while giving the Scion a race-ready appearance. Even the wheel nuts have replaced by sexy new titanium ones. Way to splurge out on your Scion, sir!

All in all, we're looking at a $40,000-ish car that started out as an affordable sports coupe. You could buy a Mercedes-Benz for that kind of money.That goes to show you the power of a cult car – if people love it, they will treat it like it's made of solid gold.

 
 
 
 
 

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