Customized Scion FR-S Review | 331HP | Varis wide-body carbon fiber kit

Some car lovers don’t get too excited about Ferraris, Aston Martins, and McLarens. They look at those cars as unobtainable. What is the point of being a car person if you can never drive or own any of these cars that you love so much? For some people, it isn’t enough to just admire the cars from afar, after all, cars are meant for driving. And since most of us are never going to have the means to plunk down $300,000 for a car driven mainly on weekends and when we want to feel important, we have to get creative for how to satisfy that desire for speed and performance from an automobile.

That is where tuners come in. Take a stock car, typically one that already carries the “sporty” label but is relatively inexpensive and light on the overall power numbers, and begin to improve upon it, one custom part at a time. The great thing is, you can throw as much or as little money at the car as you want. If you are on a budget, maybe you will just do a few modifications to squeeze as much horsepower out of the car as possible while also making it a little more personalized.

Or, if you have a little more money to spend on your tuning project, you might end up with something like the customized Scion FR-S from Arlington Toyota.

Starting with a stock 2013 Scion FR-S, Gary Vicari, the president of Arlington Toyota Scion, wanted to see if he could take the car and make it “as much fun to drive, as good-looking, and as thrilling as a Supra.”

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