Scion Debuts xB RS 7.0 Limited Edition

Scion recently announced that it will display a new limited-edition series at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2010 Scion xB RS 7.0 will be equipped with several exclusive features for both the interior and the exterior. For example, the car features a special DAMB body kit comprising a front lip, rear lip and side skirts. Additionally, it boasts a new Murasaki (which actually stands for "purple" in Japanese) paint finish.

One of the first things you'll notice when looking at the car is the TRD sport muffler installed straight in the center of the DAMD rear lip, with the exhaust system comprising twin double-wallped tips. TRD lowering springs for sportier handling and a color-keyed rear spoiler are also part of the package.

Inside, Toyota's young segment-oriented division equipped the car with an exclusive black fabric seats with color-tuned highlights, special cushion and RS logo for the side of the driver and front passenger seats. Furthermore, the shift knob is wrapped in leather.

The car will be offered with either a manual or an automatic transmission, with the limited edition range to comprise a total of 2,000 units. Pricing for the manual gearbox version is $18,320 while the automatic edition costs $19,270.

In default form, the xB is powered by a 2.4-liter engine that develops a maximum output of 160 hp at 5,700 rpm and 220 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. In terms of fuel consumption, the car achieves a rating of 22 mpg (10.7 L/100Km) city and 28 mpg (8.4 L/100Km) highway.
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