Steely, cold, and downright awesome. That’s what the Scion iQ-MR by Tatsu represents. The car is headed to the 2011 SEMA Auto Show as part of the Scion contingent and the industrial-looking exterior makes us pine for the days when less was definitely more.

To add some spunk to the iQ-MR, Tatsu added some graphics from G1 Design while the exterior panels come from Specialty Cars. Other notable parts of the iQ-MR’s exterior include a KW Variant 3 Suspension system and a new set of 15" Axis Wheels from Sakura that have been wrapped around RT615 Falken Tires with 4-pot piston Fastbrakes. Meanwhile, the interior of the iQ MR is pretty much bare and bones with little sticks and stones. The cagework and the interior paneling come courtesy of Specialty Cars while the seats, steering wheel, window net, and belts all come from Sparco.

As for performance, Tatsu gave the Scion iQ a new Mavrik Motorsports engine with 292 duration, stock-lift webcamshafts and a Micro Image clutch kit, a lightened flywheel, and an AEM engine management system.

Updated 11/09/2011: Check the picture gallery to see new images of the Scion iQ MR by Tatsu from the SEMA Show.


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  (858) posted on 02.1.2012

This one looks like the iQ-RX but it doesn’t contain the specifications like the visual-audio system. When it comes to wheels this one is different, it has a flower-shaped theme.

  (600) posted on 11.16.2011

iQ MR and iQ-RX is almost the same, the fact that they have a different designer. Anyway, I’m still impressed on this hatchback for it really looks so attractive on their platform.

  (374) posted on 11.9.2011

I wonder if why is it don’t have any technologies that the other model I had? Anyway, I have to agree that it looks very artistic on its metallic body paint design, but I don’t like the wheels that it has.

  (449) posted on 11.8.2011

The interior is absolutely a complete package for a race car like this one. However, I must say that I’m not so fond with its exterior looks because it seems overdressed for that.

  (459) posted on 11.2.2011

I must say that, I still prefer their original and simple model of this one, but I can say that I am impressed with the interior amenities of this one, I just only hope that they will use an impressive engine for it.

  (317) posted on 11.1.2011

It is maybe looking so artistic on that design, but sad to say I’m not so impressed with it. It is much better if they let it on a simple design only. Anyway, I was hoping that they will use an impressive engine on it.

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