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Jul 24, 10:11pm - #231377 
DOES THE TC GROW ON YOU?

grin I think it does have potential eek

ps: Is it me or is this a chop???

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Jul 24, 10:13pm - #231378 
I'm sorry to everyone who likes them. They are pretty fugly.


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Jul 24, 10:14pm - #231379 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'm sorry to everyone who likes them. They are pretty fugly.
have you seen one in person ??


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Jul 24, 10:16pm - #231380 
I dont personally like the styling but i think they could have potential for the right person and hold nothing against them.

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Jul 24, 10:18pm - #231381 
There are better pictures.

I still don't like them. Or any of the Scions. puke


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Jul 24, 10:22pm - #231382 
to everyone who dislikes the scions...

join the old-people's crowd rofl

the scion craze sounds to only be big with 16-year-olds (and first time car owners)... I remember getting my first car too - it was great! I didn't really care what it looked like, but it was a car and it was all mine grin


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Jul 24, 10:22pm - #231383 
I've seen three in person and I don't think they are that great. I think Toyota is making a bad decision, by replacing the Celica with this. You go from having a light car that has pretty nice stock power to something heavy with the same amount of power. I know there is the supercharged addition (or atleast that is what I have heard), but it's still just not a great looking car. I still think it looks like a Celica that needs Slim Fast because it had one too many cookies.

And, yes that picture does look like a chop.


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Jul 24, 10:24pm - #231384 
Originally Posted by isaac
to everyone who dislikes the scions...

join the old-people's crowd rofl

the scion craze sounds to only be big with 16-year-olds (and first time car owners)... I remember getting my first car too - it was great! I didn't really care what it looked like, but it was a car and it was all mine grin


They are doing a bad job then... I'm 16 and I hate all the Scions, and so do all my friends. Every Scion I've seen has an older couple in it...


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Jul 24, 10:24pm - #231385 
i like it grin and its a chop

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Jul 24, 10:25pm - #231386 
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Jul 24, 10:27pm - #231387 
haha, my mom is planning to get a Scion TC for my little sister when she graduates high school... i think it doesn't look that bad, compared to the XA and XB, stock for stock.

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Jul 24, 10:27pm - #231388 
of course its a chop- stock body.

i like the TC too..i saw a black one the other day.

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Jul 24, 10:28pm - #231390 
hehe an XB tried to race me the other day i laughed and turned up my stereo a little. Then he turned his up all the way and looked at me. I turned mine up again to about half way and let the JL W6 and XR's do their job. He must of felt like a giant D-bag.

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Jul 24, 10:37pm - #231391 
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'm sorry to everyone who likes them. They are pretty fugly.
have you seen one in person ??


I've seen many. Actually sat in one at the dealership here. It's a comfortable interior... but it's NOT sporty. thumbsdown


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Jul 24, 10:41pm - #231392 


in that article it says : Send us more cars, says scion dealers in california to the japanis partners. toyotas spessial brand for the younger seems to have hit the rigth comsumers

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Jul 24, 11:05pm - #231393 
It has been growing on me, I don't know why some of you guys hate Tc so much. Yeah Xa and Xb are puke puke And true, Tc doesn't look like a Murcielago either, and it's not comparison to the Celica. Still though, it's much cheaper, still a Toyota, and will have a good aftermarket. Especially since Celica is being discontinued. It's not a sports car, just a nice daily driver thumbsup

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Jul 24, 11:07pm - #231394 
If TC started growing on me I would prolly take a shower. puke

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Jul 24, 11:09pm - #231395 
Good car!...Not what I be driving this year!... thumbsup

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Jul 25, 12:10am - #231396 
I've seen two so far in the past few days (one black, one silver) and it looks awesome! I think it does have potential! And, for those of you who simply dislike the tC because you THINK it is replacing the Celica, than you're wrong...because it is NOT replacing the Celica! thumbsup


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Jul 25, 12:17am - #231397 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
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I'm sorry to everyone who likes them. They are pretty fugly.
have you seen one in person ??


I've seen many. Actually sat in one at the dealership here. It's a comfortable interior... but it's NOT sporty. thumbsdown


Yea I like 'em...But wouldn't get one because it's not sporty at all...In fact, I've driven the 5spd version, and it just doesn't have that sports car "feel."

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Jul 25, 12:19am - #231398 
they look good but they just dont have the sporty-ness

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Jul 25, 12:25am - #231399 


like a mini van matrix thing going there rofl


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Jul 25, 1:49am - #231400 
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Jul 25, 1:50am - #231401 
At first i liked it, since it was new style car.
But every time i look at it, it looks more like RSX from side view, tiburon from the rear, and volvo s40 front end. And the car is way to too small inside and outside. I like the features and stuff. but its nothing really special.
And more i look at it the uglyer it gets
Although the price is great for what it is.
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Jul 25, 2:22am - #231402 
Originally Posted by Jae
At first i liked it, since it was new style car.
But every time i look at it, it looks more like RSX from side view, tiburon from the rear, and volvo s40 front end. And the car is way to too small inside and outside. I like the features and stuff. but its nothing really special.
And more i look at it the uglyer it gets
Although the price is great for what it is.
that's just me


wtf looks nothing like rsx from side, It looks like a Bmw from the side or a G35, the rear looks more like an Audi A4, and it has Bmw front spineyes

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Jul 25, 2:44am - #231403 
i think the tC is a great looking car, it looks good and it has great potential. and im not mad about the tC supposedly replacing the celica, im sure toyota will bring out a super car soon, i mean, they dont have one right now, especially since the celica and mr2 are gone

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Jul 25, 3:16am - #231404 
Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs

Originally Posted by Jae

At first i liked it, since it was new style car.
But every time i look at it, it looks more like RSX from side view, tiburon from the rear, and volvo s40 front end. And the car is way to too small inside and outside. I like the features and stuff. but its nothing really special.
And more i look at it the uglyer it gets
Although the price is great for what it is.
that's just me


wtf looks nothing like rsx from side, It looks like a Bmw from the side or a G35, the rear looks more like an Audi A4, and it has Bmw front spineyes


the side window shaped just like rsx.(i mean exactly)
the rear tail-light looks just like tiburon tail-lights
front looks a lot like new volvo s40 with sharp head light

that's just my opinion, im sure everybody has their different thoughts

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Jul 25, 8:11am - #231405 
I would buy it before I bought an echo.

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Jul 25, 8:53am - #231406 
tC has a lot of potential to look great and be fast

its a great car but i still would put the celica over it

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Jul 25, 9:39am - #231407 
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Jul 25, 10:10am - #231408 
Originally Posted by robare99
I would buy it before I bought an echo.
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Jul 25, 11:36am - #231409 
it's definitely not sporty enough... I think most everyone gets that

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Jul 25, 11:57am - #231410 
the car looks aight. im sure itll look nice with rims and a kit (like the first pic of this thread). remember its a 2.4L engine, with more torque then we got. true, its a camry engine, but it got a lot of potential. with a few mods, the car will be faster than a celica. the Hood is bigger than a celica so they can fit a lot of things there. the only thing celica has advantage over tc after mods is that celica was made to look aggressive sporty and be exotic comparing to the tc (good handling, sits low on the ground, small in shape, lightweight car, good braking). celica and tc is like comparing celica and a mustang. could have more power, but will have understeer problems.

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Jul 25, 12:39pm - #231411 
tC kicks ass


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Jul 25, 12:42pm - #231412 
Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs
It has been growing on me, I don't know why some of you guys hate Tc so much. Yeah Xa and Xb are puke puke And true, Tc doesn't look like a Murcielago either, and it's not comparison to the Celica. Still though, it's much cheaper, still a Toyota, and will have a good aftermarket. Especially since Celica is being discontinued. It's not a sports car, just a nice daily driver thumbsup


It isn't that cheap. I built one on Scion.com and added just some of the features I'd want and it was almost $20,000! I'd rather get a Celica for that kind of money.


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Jul 25, 1:10pm - #231413 
I like them...for the price you can't beat it!

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Jul 25, 1:11pm - #231414 
the tC rox! i saw one at Red Robbin and it caught my eye right away. looks pretty bad.


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Jul 25, 3:05pm - #231415 
wow... I just went to build a SCION tC with the same options as when I bought my Celica GT

http://www.scion.com/scion/pub/bys/main.do

And the price for the tC was much higher by a several hundred dollars more than the Celica I drove off the dealership lot with

My Celica GT was about $17k before taxes & licensing...
The tC with the same options came out to just under $20k before taxes & licensing...

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Jul 25, 3:17pm - #231416 
1). Looks round, bulbous, and plain.
2). Is not cheaper than Celica. Thats just marketing B.S.
3). Not fast, doesn't handle well according to a review I read in a car mag.
4). ALL Scions are cheaply made, and IMO ugly.

If you like it tho, I apologize. I just wouldn't want one. No Scions have been sold at my local dealers. Same cars have sat there for months.

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Jul 26, 4:21am - #231417 
another thing i just read in the import tuner with tera patrick on the cover with the apr mr2, the TRD supercharger (unlike all the other superchargers) is a snail, a vortech snail. 200hp at only 6psi

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Jul 26, 7:40am - #231418 
it's a direct 2 door camry...yeah, boxy like a camry that is...

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Jul 26, 7:42am - #231419 
NO! It doesn't grow on me. It's a camry with some BOTOX injections!

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Jul 26, 9:24am - #231420 
looks like it has the BMW 5 Series headlights and standard BMW grille.


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Jul 26, 8:14pm - #231421 
Originally Posted by grcelica
1). Looks round, bulbous, and plain.
2). Is not cheaper than Celica. Thats just marketing B.S.
3). Not fast, doesn't handle well according to a review I read in a car mag.
4). ALL Scions are cheaply made, and IMO ugly.

If you like it tho, I apologize. I just wouldn't want one. No Scions have been sold at my local dealers. Same cars have sat there for months.


I totally agree...they are cheap as shit.

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Jul 26, 9:00pm - #231422 
the celica is definately a sportier platform for enigne mods and sleek looking bodies, but the scion line is a good (read: good, not better) platform for interior mods and neons and "rice" stuff. the big box lookin' one could fit a large plasma tv in the rear, maybe. the tC doesn't do it for me as much as the celica, but for the price it looks pretty good, at least for a first car, at least cooler looking than my first (and current) car: my sister's '02 VW Cabrio.


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Jul 27, 8:17am - #231423 
watch the sales drop after the first 2 years... rofl

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Jul 27, 8:30am - #231424 
One thing about all the Scions, the quality/reliability is still a big question mark. Yeah, that could be another factor in whether or not the sales hold up.


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Jul 27, 10:31am - #231425 
quality/reliability shouldn't be an issue, it's toyota. sales i believe it will drop after 2 yrs, just like the celica. i can remember back in 2000 eveybody had a silver GT auto. once it gets too common, sales will drop. toyota will soon realize what a mistake it is to gamble on one little TC as a sports coupe...
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