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#11: 11-30-2011, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by landark View Post
I'm nearly decided that I am going to try to pick one up when it comes out. Honestly I prefer the look of the Scion, but I think those will be everywhere.
I also hate the wheels, but I'd probably want to swap them regardless.
Think there will be mark-up on the first few that hit dealers? I wouldn't think so since the Scion should be held to their Pure-Pricing creed.
I may consider it as well. I really would like to know how much different the
motor will be than say what's in the WRX/STi. If doing a swap isn't too bad,
the price may still be worth doing a transplant and not wait for the turbo

Just saw a clip with the Scion with a tach reading up to 9k. Could this be
on a boxer motor stock? The styling may be hit or miss, but I think the
mechanical engineering of Subaru and Toyota may actually work.

And by the way, those whining about it not having a turbo, you need to
drive a high revving 4 that is light and can corner. I guarantee you that
you will be surprised with this car. Being able to hold gears through long
sweepers is key on the track.

Last edited by chutrain; 11-30-2011 at 05:02 PM..