Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Chicago Auto Show: 2008 Scion xB and all new Scion XD leak on the web

Starting with the 2008 xB that’s based on a new platform, although it retains the boxy shape of its xA based predecessor, Scions youth-mobile has received a few curves here and there –how else would it diverse itself from the previous model? Maybe the most significant change for its buyers is the new 2.4-litre, 158Hp strong engine that replace the 103Hp 1.5-litre motor. Power will be driven to the front wheels via a five-speed manual or four-seed automatic (with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters). -Continued: Click “Read More…” below to see the rest of the article
Replacing the mediocre selling xA, the all-new xD compact hatch is based on the new Toyota Yaris platform. It will be offered with a 126Hp 1.8-liter motor (same as the one in the US Toyota Corolla). Like the xB, the xD will be equipped with a five-speed manual or a four-seed automatic the (with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters)


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