The concept is supposed to represent a new segment for the brand and is largely expected to be a Scion badged version of the Toyota iQ. It’s also expected that the production version will be dubbed the Scion tD.
SCION TO REVEAL CONCEPT CAR AT
2009 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
TORRANCE, Calif., March 18, 2009 – Scion will unveil a micro-subcompact concept car at the 2009 New York International Auto Show. The concept reflects Scion’s youthful image and represents a new segment for the brand aimed toward the growing urbanization trend.
The Scion press conference will take place on Wednesday, April 8 at 12:05 p.m. EDT in the Galleria on level four in the Javits Convention Center.
Production versions of the xB urban utility vehicle, tC sports coupe and xD urban subcompact five-door will be on display in the Scion space as well as five highly-modified vehicles that debuted at the 2008 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.
A video clip of the press conference will be available for viewing following the event on the scion.com website.