The Scion Fuse
is a concept car
created under one of Toyota
's brands, Scion
. The Fuse was built by Five Axis Models in Huntington Beach, CA with assistance from MillenWorks
. It was first introduced at the 2006 New York International Auto Show
. According to Scion, this "sports coupe concept" is supposed to be Scion's sports coupe icon.
The Fuse uses a DOHC
engine equipped with multi-port fuel-injection
. The engine's compression ratio is 9.6:1, and is rated at and of torque.
The Fuse uses very high-tech instruments in it along with a highly sophisticated steer by wire system. Inside the Fuse are video, driving, and car configurations that can make driving around a bit easier. With the help of the Wi-Fi connection that is built into the Fuse, the driver and passengers can instant message one of their friends; much like how a computer
or a mobile phone
does. Also, the front passenger seat can fold down to create a table, footrest, or just as extra cargo space.
In 2007, PickupTruck.com published an article stating that Toyota is "seriously thinking" about producing a small pickup truck
based on the Scion Fuse concept. The article stated the vehicle would be called the Scion xP. Toyota has made no official announcements about this, or any production... Read More