Scion FR-S Drifting Video Released

The Scion FR-S, just like its Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ sister cars, is a sports car with a heart made of chassis. It’s not about sheer power and straight line performance, but focuses on handling and rear-wheel-drive pleasure.
However, while acceleration and top speed can be easily quantified, handling can’t. Yes, lap times do help, but they don’t tell the complete story. So, does the FR-S really handle well?

The answer lies in the adjacent video (via, which shows a drifting session with the FR-S in the main role. The vehicle is being manhandled sideways by Formula Drift driver Ken Gushi, on the Sodegura Forest Raceway in Chiba, Japan.

The vehicle seems to be pretty easy to convince to let the tail out and gives us the impression that it can perfectly cater to sideways transportation needs. You can watch the video yourself and draw your own conclusion.
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