Scion iQ Production Model to Debut at NY Auto Show

Automakers left and right are revealing small cars but this one really stands out. Now I say that only if it looks almost identical to this concept as this Scion iQ is not only funky but eye catching. When this stellar small car hits the ground in the U.S. the younger set will be all over it! Let’s check back in once we learn more.

From AutoGuide.com:

The production version of the Scion iQ will make its debut at the New York Auto Show next week reports Bnet. Shown at the same show last year, but in concept form (above) we don’t expect the road-ready car to be nearly so wild.

Instead, the iQ is likely to look similar to the Toyota version of the car (the original), which is currently sold overseas. And considering that version is already quite funky looking, it should suit Scion’s youth-appeal brand just fine.

As for the engine, expect the U.S. Scion model to get the most powerful engine offered in Europe – a 1.3-liter 4-cylinder with 99-hp. That might not seem like much but with how small the iQ is, it should provide peppy performance. In fact, the iQ, which is technically a 3.5-seater (three adults and a child), is roughly the size of the Smart for-two.

Read the full article here.

  

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