Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard Associate Editor
8/23/12 12:00 a.m.

Scion's newest model, the FR-S, finally graced our office with its presence. So, how is it?

In a word, brilliant. This car lives up to every expectation, and drives more like an E30 M3 than a Camry. It also has a great interior and is comfortable enough to drive daily. There were almost a few fistfights in the office over who got to take it home each night.

The car's only major drawback is its price. Its MSRP of about $25,000 is more than reasonable, it's cheap! However, we asked the local dealer for a quote and were hit with $6,250 over MSRP. When we told the dealer we already had one, the sales manager asked us to bring it by so he could test drive it, as he hadn't been allowed to yet.

Perhaps we should've told him about our track day to make him drool even more, but we didn't. You can ride along, though. Here's video:

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