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Toyota pimps the iQ

By - October 29, 2011 54 Pictures
The annual SEMA show is a place where the mechanically remarkable is average, the unexpected isn't and where you'll find look-at-me engineering solutions well beyond the preposterous. Hence Toyota's decision to focus its SEMA display around tuning and pimping its iQ luxury city car was always going to create interest. Three iQs have been created for the show's Tuner Challenge, with a fourth custom special displaying a radical chop-top that can be controlled by iPad and serves as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and power charging station. Read More
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Toyota confirms 2012 U.S. launch for all-electric Scion iQ

By - July 4, 2011 7 Pictures
At its annual U.S. national dealer meeting held in Las Vegas at the end of June, Toyota confirmed the launch dates for its Prius family are still on track despite complications arising following the disasters that hit Japan on March 11, saying production is expected to return to normal levels in Japan after July. The company also raised a few eyebrows with the announcement that the all-electric Scion iQ EV microcar that was on show in Geneva earlier this year is set to arrive in the U.S. sometime in 2012 Read More
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Scion's Hako Coupe concept: 'the sporty version of a box.'

By - March 19, 2008 39 Pictures
March 20, 2008 "Scion's Hako Coupe Concept embodies a distinct global perspective on today's youth," said Jack Hollis, Scion vice president. "This type of forward thinking complements the Scion philosophy of intently listening to our customers and being willing to take risks to help us see where our brand should be. We took the xB's iconic boxy shape and explored something more vivacious, yet just as emotionally appealing. This concept is the sporty version of a box." Read More
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Scion t2B Concept Vehicle

By - March 25, 2005 18 Pictures
March 26, 2005 Toyota’s Scion brand debuted a new t2B (Tall Two-Box) concept vehicle at the 2005 New York International Auto Show yesterday. The t2B concept reflects Scion's key product philosophies of style, versatility, and surprise. It encompasses bold exterior styling, innovative features, and a passenger-friendly interior, all packaged with a fun-to-drive factor. Read More

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