Scion tC

Scion tC

Scion unveiled the RS*R tC, a Formula Drift model based on the most popular model, the tC sports coupe. The RS*R Scion tC features a 3SGE Beams motor, HKS GT3037 turbo and intercooler, Blitz Dual SBC boost controller, and AEM EMS engine management system that outputs more than 400 hp, compared to the stock 161 hp.

RSR Scion tC

A G-Force five-speed sequential transmission, Tilton triple carbon clutch, Project Mu brakes, RS-R coilovers, Sparco Corsa seats and a custom concept wide body kit also make this vehicle unique. This tC will gracefully maneuver the track with Enkei RPF1 wheels and Toyo Proxes R1R™ tires.

The RS*R Scion tC, also sponsored by Toyo Tires and XM Satellite Radio, will make its first appearance at Formula Drift’s Round 1, Streets of Long Beach in Calif. on April 12. The event will also be broadcast nationally on ESPN2.

Scion will unveil at the Chicago Auto Show the the second limited-production Scion for 2008, the tC Release Series 4.0 (tC RS 4.0). Pricing will start from $17,000 for the manual transmission and $17,800 for the automatic transmission.

The 2008 tC RS 4.0 will feature Galactic Gray Mica exterior paint and will come with VIP-themed enhancements. A DAMD body kit and upper grille will make this tC standout. A color-keyed rear spoiler will also be available. Inside, the tC RS 4.0 will have gray and black Alcantara® seats, “tC RS 4.0” embroidered on the front and rear seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a black leather and dark wood RAZO shift knob.

Press release after jump.

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The Scion tC, the best-selling vehicle in the Scion lineup, raises the bar in the sports coupe segment as it receives sharp styling revisions, new standard equipment and safety features for 2008.

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Features The 2006 Scion tC Release Series 2.0 will come in a brilliant Blue Blitz Mica. This limited edition tC features a stainless steel mesh upper and lower front grille and 17-inch alloy wheels that come with a satin metallic finish. The tC’s only factory option, front seat-mounted side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags, is standard equipment on the R.S. 2.0. Inside, the tC’s front and rear seats are trimmed with black Alcantara®, a suede-like material that provides (...)

Scion, the new car marque from Toyota, unveiled the all-new tC sports coupe at the 2004 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

"In June, the all-new 2005 tC will join the entry-level xA and the urban utility xB, coinciding with Scion’s national rollout," said Jim Farley, Scion vice president. "The tC was developed specifically for Scion and the U.S. market with an aim to deliver a level of style, performance and value that will be flat-out impossible to beat."


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