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Excellent New Scion FR-S
The 2013 Scion FR-S is an excellent product of the collaboration
between Toyota and Subaru. The two are among the leading car manufacturing companies in the world. The incentive of coming together was to produce an affordable world-class sports car. The first thing that you notice when you approach the 2013 Scion is its size. Sitting at 166.7 inches in length and only 15.6 inches high, the FR-S is much smaller compared to any other sports car in the market. The FR-S has an entirely new body shell that is stiff yet lightweight, giving the car a lower center of gravity.
Exquisitely Designed machines
The FR-S has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine inspired by the partnership of Toyota and Subaru. Though the engine emits approximately 100-horsepower per litre, the Scion FR-S has estimated EPA ratings of 34mpg on automatic transmission and 30mpg with manual transmission on the highway. This car comes with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission system. The manual system offers quick, no-nonsense shifts compared to the aggressive up shifts and rev-matched down shifts offered by the automatic system.
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The 2013 FR-S sports car is fun to drive. This is because it offers the driver strong chassis control. The car exhibits great cornering abilities making it rewarding for courageous drivers. With data figures of reaching 60 miles per hour in 6.6 seconds during a test drive, the FR-S is not superbly fast but it is capable of exploiting more power. The 2013 Scion has impressive interiors which include a 2+2 seating configuration. The FR-S, like all Scions, comes standard with the Star Safety System together with six airbags. With the FR-S be assured to always look forward of enjoying your favourite music while driving. This is because this car comes standard with an 8-speaker Pioneer audio system which is a multimedia system with high level connectivity features. The 2103 FR-S is a great addition to the Scion family, and can simply be described as the rear wheel drive sports coupe that has fully delivers on its promise.
Sports Design Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ is a two-door coupe sports car that was designed and planned by Toyota and engineered by the Subaru. Its evolution dates from the time when Nissan and Alfa Romeo hooked up to produce ARNA in the 1980s. The model was built in Gun-ma plant, Japan. The BRZ is the only sports car, which has a rear drive with front engine. The box engine usually powers it. Its engine differ slightly from that of 2012 Impreza FB engine and it has about 200 hp with a 170 lb-ft. The engine through a two Aisin Six-Speed Transmission choice drives the rear wheels. One of the Aisin transmissions is conventional automatic while the other is manual. The planetary automatic one has a manual actuation through the paddles mounted on the steering wheel.
Engine Subaru BRZ
It uses the transmissions of the Lexus IS 350 and the brakes are all disc. It provides a firm drive since its Center of gravity is as lowest possible. 2013 Subaru BRZ usually stays flat along the turns with a progressive and smooth onset when pushed a little hard. The mid-range punches provided by the 2.0 liter boxer is just okay though more top-end bite could be an added advantage. Its power normally goes flat past 7000 rpm hence its teach was red-lined at 7400 rpm. The engine is quiet at first but once its gas pedal gets active, it produces a pleasing but muted throb sound. It is lightweight with a fuel-efficient engine.
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The 2013 Subaru BRZ appearance is that of a unique hardware with a conventional skin. The driver normally appears to sit very low in the car but once they pull the steering wheel, they notice how accurate and rapid 2013 Subaru BRZ responds to its driver’s inputs. Its weight distribution is not accurately 50/50 but Subaru engineers only admitted that it’s less tan 60 percent. It was received well in the market though customers are looking forward to its four-sitter model, which will be out in a few years.