2013 Scion FR-S Long Term Road Test

2013 Scion FR-S: Another Nice Detail

September 13, 2012

Normally, I cringe at the sight of anything even remotely resembling faux carbon fiber. It doesn't look high tech, it just look low budget.

At first glance, I thought Scion might have gone down this route with the dash on the FR-S. But then I looked a little closer and realized that it's something a little different. Something that's actually kind of cool.

As you can see, the dash trim on the FR-S actually has more of engine-turned finish that gives it some depth without descending into the black hole of carbon fiber fakery. It's simple, yet effective and wholly unexpected in a car like this which is probably why I liked it.

Ed Hellwig, Editor, Inside Line

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2013 Scion FR-S in VA is:

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