Posted Mar 22nd 2012 12:31AM
The highly anticipated 2013 Scion FR-S – the sister car of the Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT 86 – goes on sale this spring, and the automaker's American website now shows that the cost of entry will be US$24,930 including destination. That base price gets you an FR-S equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, though Scion's site doesn't yet say what the cost will be for cars equipped with the six-speed automatic.
As we already know, the FR-S is equipped with a 2.0-litre boxer four that sends 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque exclusively to the rear wheels. And just yesterday, we learned that the FR-S is good for 10.7L/100km (22 MPG) city and 7.8L/100km (30 MPG) highway with the manual transmission, or 9.4L/100km (25 MPG) city and 6.9L/100km (34 MPG) highway with the automatic box. We've already had a chance to drive Scion's new sport coupe, and while it's certainly not the most powerful vehicle in the class, we found it to have excellent balance and declared it a more engaging steer than vehicles like the Honda Civic Si and Hyundai Genesis Coupe.
Although there is no pricing update to the Canadian Scion site as of yet, head over to Scion U.S. website for more information.