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Scion Announces Special Edition tC

Scion has announced that the eighth limited-production version of the tC coupe will hit dealers later this month. The 2013 tC Release Series 8.0 is available in just one color, Absolutely Red, and has various cosmetic and performance enhancements, Scion says in a press release. On the outside, the tC RS 8.0 has gloss black-colored side mirrors, A-pillars and 18-inch wheels. Additionally, the car has a unique five-piece body kit that includes a rear spoiler. Interior upgrades include ... continue reading»

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Toyota Increases Prices on Six Vehicles

Toyota announced last week that it is raising prices on five model-year 2012 Toyota vehicles and one 2013 Scion vehicle. The MSRP increase ranges from $50 to $270, depending on the model and trim level. The higher U.S. prices will go into effect in May, Toyota says in a statement. Prices for all other new Scion and Toyota vehicles remain the same. Toyota and Scion models receiving a price increase: 2012 Toyota Camry: increase of $50 to $270, depending ... continue reading»

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Lexus Tops Dependability Study

If you like to drive your car, truck or SUV until the wheels fall off, dependability is important, and according to a new study, vehicles are generally becoming more dependable. J.D. Power and Associates’ 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study indicates that the strong initial quality of vehicles built in 2009 “has translated into historically high levels of vehicle dependability in 2012.” Compared with 2011’s dependability study of 2008 model-year vehicles, owners reported 13 percent fewer problems with ... continue reading»

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