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A brand of vehicles produced by Toyota.  Founded in 9 June 2003 and headquartered in Torrance, California, USA. The brand was officially discontinued 5 August 2016.

Vehicle names used by Scion throughout its history include:  bbX, FR-S, iQ, xA, xB, xD, and tC.

A Scion was mentioned in the Train song Fifty Ways to Say Goodbye, as one of the ways the singer said his girlfriend died, one line was that she, "got run over by a crappy purple Scion."

History

The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Scion (automobile) page on 26 October 2017, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Scion is a discontinued marque of Toyota that started in 2003. It was designed as an extension of its efforts to appeal towards younger customers. The Scion brand primarily featured sports compact vehicles (primarily badge engineered from Toyota's international models), a simplified "pure price" model, and eschewed trim levels in favor of offering a single trim for each vehicle with a range of factory and aftermarket options for buyers to choose from to personalize their vehicle. The Scion name, meaning the descendant of a family or heir, refers both to the brand's cars and their owners. The brand first soft launched in the United States at selected Toyota dealers in the state of California in June 2003, before expanding nationwide by February 2004. In 2010, Scion expanded into Canada. In an effort to target the generation Y demographic, Scion primarily relied on guerrilla and viral marketing techniques.

Scion was originally launched with promises of short product cycle and value based partly on low dealer margins, which became difficult to keep as sales fell after the economic downturn. On February 3, 2016, Toyota announced that it would shut down the Scion brand in August 2016, with selected models to be re-branded as Toyota vehicles for the 2017 model year.


Article Index

DateArticleAuthor/Source
29 August 2003KARMALOOP.COM'S Future Classic kicks the fall off with a multi-media celebration including some of America's most adventurous and creative change insurgents.Karmaloop.com
13 March 2004Edashkit.com announces Dash Kits for Scions now added to line.Edashkit.com
31 December 2004Installation 2004/2005 Scion Art SeriesRebel Organization, Inc.
11 August 2006Virtual Scion Vehicles Sold At WhyvilleJoe Thompson
12 February 2007Scion's Appeal Aimed At Gen YAnthony Fontanelle
28 May 2009Scion - A New Brand from ToyotaRonnie Tanner
24 January 2013Sizzling FR-S And Interactivity Are Key Elements At Scion ExhibitToyota
7 February 2016Scion is Dead. This is a Good Thing.Bill Crittenden
15 March 2016RouteOne Launches Digital Retail eSigning App With First OEMRouteOne


Music

Scion CD Sampler Vol. 5 (2002)

52 - Pickup by Ballistic feat. Riff Raff
Hammerdance by Omni and Otherwize
My Intro by Lowd
A Day At The Races by Jurassic 5
What's Hip Hop Without The 1,2,3? by Hustle
Natural Points (Fischer-P remix) by Smahila and The S.B.'s
Reap What You Flow by Dakah Hip-Hop Orchestra
What's Golden by Jurassic 5
For Those Who Like To Get Down by Marques Wyatt

Scion CD Sampler 7: Backyard Bangers (2003)

Konexion by Bumpy Knuckles
Demonstration Only by Backyard Bangers
Flipside (instrumental) by Freeway
Powers That Be by Hieroglyphics
I'm Gonna Give It To You by Chris de Luca & Peabird
Fuzz by Sharkey feat. Cannibal Ox
Lost Your Mind by Aceyalone
Rock (Unplugged) by DJ Spinna
Makossa #3 by Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
Raise My Hand by I-Wolf
Let the Poison Spill from Your Throat by The Faint
Buffalo Seven by Swayzak
Right Thing (Z-Trip Set the Party Off Mix) by DJ Shadow
Rock, Shock, Shake, Break by Phoenix Orion
The Jump Off by CVees
Satisfied by J-Live
Transcend (instrumental) by King Britt
Trinity (Radiant Mix) by Heat Sensor
Bring it Back (instrumental) by Bukue One
Dum Dum (instrumental) by Tajai
Trip to Brazil by Presto
Gender Affection (instrumental) by Seven Star
Last Trumpet by Lyrics Born
Choking You by Prefuse 73
Perception by Backyard Bangers
Dirt by Ricci Rucker
This Room by The NoTwist
001/002 by MHE
1920 (Backyard Bangers Remix) by George Sarah

Scion CD Sampler v.10: The Indie Labels (2004)

Mixed by Peanut Butter Wolf & DJ Jazzy Jeff
Bonus section feat. Sound in Color & Big Dada

Peanut Butter Wolf's Stones Throw mix:

Be With by Koushik
Accordion by Madvillain
Little Girl by YNQ
Listen To This by MED
I'm Here by Oh No
The Mission by Jaylib
She Makes Me Think of Endicott by Gary Wilson
Elegant Soul by Joe McDuphrey Experience
Throwback Rap Attack by Percee P
Rap Cats Part 3 by Quasimoto feat. Madlib
Drifting Back by YNQ feat. Chris Manak
Potential 1980 by Mr. Magic
Broken Soul by DJ Rels
???? by Spectrum 77
Nah Man by Homeless Derilex
When I Hear Music by Baren Zen

Jazzy Jeff's BBE mix:

Intro
Just Do It by Pete Rock feat. Pharoahe Monch
For Da Love of Da Game by Jazzy Jeff feat. Baby Blak, Vee & Pauly Yams
The Answer by The Foreign Exchange
No More Words by Pete Rock/lnl
Come Get It by J Dilla feat. Elhzi
Break It Down by Jazzy Jeff feat. J-Live
Back on the Block by Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
Come Around by The Foreign Exchange feat. Darien Brockington
Think Twice by J Dilla
Rock Wit U by Jazzy Jeff feat. Eric Roberson

Bonus Section:

Move Pt. 1 by Daz-I-Kue
The Second Time Around by Sa-Ra
Way More by Diplo

Scion CD Sampler V.13: From Across the Pond (2006)

Volume 13 features DJ remixes by Dutch artist Nikolay and British artist Mr. Scruff.

Nikolay - Netherlands

Intro by Nikolay
Supastition by Rise
Sacrifice by Darien Brockington feat. Yahzarah
My Story by Kay feat. Sy Smith
Lace (Nikolay Vocal Remix) by D'Nell
Hold Me Down (Nikolay Remix) by Gridlock Fam
Shine by Havana
Aquarius Rising by Sy Smith
Funk In The Hole (Nikolay Remix) by Roy Ayers
Manor Mindstate (Nikolay Remix) by The Chapter
Title Theme (Nikolay Remix) by The Foreign Exchange

Mr. Scruff - UK

Walk Into My World by Baker Brothers feat. Vanessa Freeman
The Test Match by Styly Cee feat. Cappo
No Frills by Micall Parknsun
Attack of the Beatazoids by Danny Breaks
Sub General by Western Roots
Kranium Rock by Kidkanevil feat. Testament
Spin it Round by The Nextmen feat. Dynamite MC
I Don't Need This Trouble by Natural-Self feat. Alice Russell
Up From The South by The Budos Band
Sting in the Tail by BDM feat. Stingray Davies
Hot Damn! (instrumental) by The Haggis Horns

Scion CD Sampler - Volume 19: Daptone Records Remixed (2007)

Volume 19 featured music from Daptone Records, an independent soul label recording in Brooklyn.

Disc 1: Daptone - Remixes

Chicago Falcon (The Washington Sq. Lads Remix) by The Budos Band feat. Wale
Keep On Looking (Kenny Dope Remix) by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Eltsuhg Ibal Lasiti (Mad Professor Remix) by The Daktaris
Stranded In Your Love (Cool Calm Pete - Sweet Nothing Mix) by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Take It As It Come (Afrodisiac Soundsystem Remix) by The Sugarman Three & Co. feat. Charles Bradley
How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? (Ticklah Remix) by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
T.I.B.W.F. (Hank Shocklee Remix) by The Budos Band
My Man Is A Mean Man (DJ Spinna Remix) by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Bosco's Blues (Bull Jun Remix) by The Sugarman Three & Co. feat. Large Professor

Disc 2: Daptone - Originals

Chicago Falcon by The Budos Band feat. Wale
Keep On Looking by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Eltsuhg Ibal Lasiti by The Daktaris
Stranded In Your Love by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Take It As It Come by The Sugarman Three & Co. feat. Charles Bradley
How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
T.I.B.W.F. by The Budos Band
My Man Is A Mean Man by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Bosco's Blues by The Sugarman Three & Co.




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