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Good Bye Scion

Postby sonofscrotum » February 3rd, 2016, 7:43 pm


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Re: Good Bye Scion

Postby yo » February 3rd, 2016, 8:14 pm

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The FormTrends article on it was interesting:
http://formtrends.com/scion-an-object-l ... l-a-brand/

Too bad. I think the original xB and even the tC had a lot of promise. Maybe we should do a Scion revival design challenge :-)

Re: Good Bye Scion

Postby Mr-914 » February 4th, 2016, 8:17 am

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Scion showed how to not build a youth brand. Kia did a good job. Mini did an excellent job.
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Re: Good Bye Scion

Postby sonofscrotum » October 5th, 2016, 4:16 pm


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The Scion FR-S becomes the Toyota 86.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/pictures/ ... -branding/

Re: Good Bye Scion

Postby Mr-914 » October 6th, 2016, 6:41 am

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I saw a commercial for one of the old Scions that has been rebranded Corolla something-or-other. Good riddance.
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Re: Good Bye Scion

Postby Leo_Rivera » October 22nd, 2016, 12:45 pm


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I like how the jalopnik article was at first very humourous to then it suddenly took a a more serious tone.
Anyways...
Its a pity that Toyota cut Scion and that they "got scared of taking risks" like the formtrends article expressed.
Im curious to see what Toyota will do now.


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