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Doesn't really surprise me considering the recent moves that Scion has made. You have to figure if they were considering moving into premium territory they wouldn't have just come out with a bunch of mainstream models.

Also, look at something like the Kia K900. That was their attempt at a luxury sedan, and it didn't work out well. I think that Scion would find a similar problem if it tried to move into premium territory.
 

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They'll need volume models before they even think about going premium. They'll have to walk first before they can run.
Agreed. And without a popular and successful volume model the brand really doesn't have much of a leg to stand on when it comes to attracting premium buyers. People need to be thinking, "Scion makes (great car X) and so i am interested to see what they will do in the luxury market."
 

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I remember Scion saying they were going to bring one out at last year's LA Auto Show (iM), and then reveal another (iA) at the just passed NY Auto Show and the third (iR?) at this year's LA Auto Show. I would guess we won't see much until a couple weeks prior to the show's kickoff date.
 

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I remember Scion saying they were going to bring one out at last year's LA Auto Show (iM), and then reveal another (iA) at the just passed NY Auto Show and the third (iR?) at this year's LA Auto Show. I would guess we won't see much until a couple weeks prior to the show's kickoff date.
at worst that'll be the case
at best, we might get a look sooner than that... i hope.
 

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I remember from the original story I read that the iM will come out around Fall 15, the iA was supposed to be around 1st of the year, and the new one was about 4-5 months after debuting at this year's LA (November).
 

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I don't know of any Toyota vehicles that would fit the part, but it could also be a rebadged version of another vehicle from a different brand. It could also be a stand alone Scion. I would think they wouldn't plan that until they have some sales on their newest models going though.
 
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