Scion has announced that its 2012 premium micro-iQ subcompact will begin arriving at dealerships in October 2011. The Scion iQ is only 10 feet long yet seats four people, making it the world's smallest four-seater.
"Scion proud of the fact that the composition of the iconic brand in an innovative vehicle that set the trends in the automotive industry," said Jack Hollis, Scion vice president. "IQ is the fourth vehicle of the family, and defines a premium micro-compact car segment selection inhabitants of the city wants a new intelligent transportation, without sacrificing style or new features."
Meet the needs of a new generation of city drivers garde, the iQ manages to take great ideas and to concentrate in a small package. Powered by an intelligent packaging and functional, the iQ is a small car that offers comfort and functionality that drivers expect from a car twice its size.
Instead of sacrificing comfort or features to reduce its footprint, the iQ is based on intelligent design. Six technical innovations are responsible for the iQ's ability to be small, but large capacity. A compact front differential, steering rack mounting high power electronic direction, air conditioning and a compact design reduces everything to a significant reduction in the duration of front-end. In addition, the iQ is equipped with a gas tank located in the plant department to reduce the rear overhang. Slim-back front seats to optimize the hind legs, while the "3 +1" seating arrangement can compensate for an adult to sit behind the front passenger and a child or a small pack behind the driver.