Centered within one of California’s premier celebrations in motion, Toyota has been the title sponsor for the 2012 Grand Prix of Long Beach. A venue where the American Le Mans Series, Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race and Indy Lights and the IZOD INDYCAR Series were allowed to do battle on streets otherwise speed-regulated for just one [...]
Toyota Racing unveiled yesterday a acustom-built Scion FR-S Speedster show vehicle to celebrate the 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Designed and built by Joe Iacono of Iacono Design and Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs, the car will be both showcased on site and featured on a limited edition poster commemorating the race [...]
Toyota's Scion division has unveiled an open top version of its FR-S sports car.
Posted on 04.12.2012 10:00 by Kirby Filed under: Scion | USA | sports cars | roadster | car tuning | Scion FR-S | Cars | Car Reviews | Scion Technically speaking, this car can be called the Scion FR-S Speedster with the only caveat being that this hot convertible wasn’t made by Scion. Show More Summary
When an automaker comes out with a two-door sportscar, you know what will come next: a roadster version. But while we haven't heard anything from Toyota, its Scion division or its partner in crime Subaru on the prospect of a GT 86/FR-S/BRZ...Show More Summary
Toyota’s US sub-brand Scion has commissioned a one-off speedster version of the just-launched FR-S coupe, the US-market version of the upcoming Toyota 86. Built by SEMA regular Cartel Customs, the roofless FR-S will make its official debut at this weekend’s Toyota-sponsored Long Beach round of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series in California. Show More Summary
The 2013 Scion FR-S is one of the most anticipated cars of the new Yyear, and Cartel Customs has just finished a one-off convertible roadster version, the first of its kind. The Cartel FR-S Speedster will do parade laps during the opening ceremonies of the Long Beach Grand Prix this coming weekend. Custom builders and [...]
Toyota and Subaru designed the Scion FR-S with modification in mind--it's the tuner's version of the car, even more so than the Subaru BRZ--but we're not sure they quite expected what they're getting so quickly. Already we've seen a V-8-powered GT 86 and now there's this Cartel Speedster version of the FR-S. Designed and built by Cartel Customs...