Scion has officially unveiled its new refreshed 2014 tC at the New York international Auto Show. The refreshing of the tC is a big deal for Scion because the vehicle is its most popular model. According to Scion, 40% of all Scions ever sold are tC models.
Generally, when we see a recall issued on automobile it's due to some sort of defect. Defects can be anything from battery packs that overheat on electric vehicles leading to the possibility of a fire, to throttle pedals that stick making the cars accelerate accident. Toyota and Subaru have issued a recall on the jointly marketed sports cars, including the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S.
I may come from an American muscle car background, but I have no hate for the small foreign cars. In fact, I race on the road course as often as I can in a Mustang, and anyone will tell you that you can be passed in your 400 whp muscle car by a good driver in a stock Miata. Power covers up poor technique while underpowered momentum cars like the new 2013 Scion FR-S force you to use that technique. There's been a lot of talk about the Scion FR-S and its slightly different sibling from Subaru.