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Wellesley Toyota Scion: The FR-S Wins Big In 2012

Posted by Josh Chang on Thu, Jan 03, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Wellesley Scion Fr-SThe Scion FR-S was the first step of Toyota's plan to move away from their old reputation as "boring" and "plain" and become a more exciting brand. So far, their efforts have been a resounding success, as the FR-S has started to rake in multiple awards as we transition into 2013. 

The FR-S is a joint production of both Toyota and Subaru and hit dealers back in June seeing great success, especially with the younger demographics. One of the biggest draws of the FR-S is its lightweight design, impressive performance, and awesome affordability. It comes standard with a 2.0L flat boxer engine that produces 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. The FR-S costs $24,200 MSRP with the six-speed manual transmission or $25,300 MSRP with the six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Dynamic Rev Management technology. Wellesley Scion FR-S SEMA

Here's some of the awards so far!

Scion FR-S Named Hottest Sport Compact at the 2012 SEMA Show (Oct 2012) 

Scion FR-S Voted Cars.com Best New Sports Car (Dec 2012)

Scion FR-S Wins First Ever Autoguide.com Car Of The Year Award (Dec 2012) 

Car And Driver Magazine Names the FR-S One Of The 10 Best Cars of 2013 (Dec 2012)

With the FR-S doing awesome and the beautiful Toyota Avalon just released, Toyota is certainly making good on their promise to make the brand more exciting and relevant to today's savvy design-concious drivers. There are more exciting things on the horizon for Toyota and Scion, so stay tuned!

Topics: Buying Guide, Wellesley Toyota, Scion, Breaking News, Sports Car