The Scion brand is a wholly-owned division of Toyota Motor Corp. sold in the North American market only primarily marked to "Generation Y". The FR-S is a front engine, rear wheel drive, sport type car; thus the name FR-S.
Why is this car so special in the Toyota family of vehicles?
What makes it so different?
The FR-S is the first front engine, rear wheel drive Toyota imported to North America since 1998, and the first rear wheel drive since the demise of the MR2 Spyder. The FR-S is also the first boxer type engine in a Toyota vehicle.