The FR-S has a smaller grille opening than twin Subaru BRZ, and halogen vs. high-intensity discharge headlamps.
A carbon-fiber-look trim piece, which WardsAuto found misaligned in pre-production FR-S test cars, is a prominent interior design feature.
The FR-S has standard 17-in. Michelin Primacy HP summer tires.
An optional Pioneer BeSpoke audio system features a touchscreen and voice recognition. It is app-based, running off a user's smartphone, similar to Toyota's Entune system.
All FR-S' wear special "86" badging. Toyota 86 is the name of the car overseas and references the Corolla AE86 model of the 1980s, as well as the 86 x 86 bore and stroke of the FR-S' Boxer engine.
Chrome-tipped exhaust pipes are standard. The red triangular-shaped light is a fog light per European standards.
A variety of factory- and third-party accessories will be available for the FR-S. Shown is an FR-S wearing a body kit by Five Axis.
FR-S backseat cramped, suitable for only very small kids.
The '13 Scion FR-S is fling-able and fun-to-drive, if not a little pokey. The Toyota youth brand should do well with the car, although its' rear-wheel drive nature and unusable rear seat will limit its appeal.
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