Five Axis Dresses the xB and xD

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As fast as you could say “xB and xD,” Scion wheeled out aftermarket versions of its latest crop of compact cars. The automaker gave an xB and xD to California-based Five Axis, the brains behind Scion’s Fuse concept from last year’s New York Auto Show. The cars came back spruced up with enough aftermarket gear to earn them background spots on “4Fast 4Furious: Seoul Food.” (We’re kidding on that, we hope.)

On the xB, there’s enough go to match the show. A supercharger and a cold-air intake system from Toyota’s TRD performance wing boosts power from 158 hp to around 200 hp. A new suspension lowers the car 2 inches, and six-spoke 19-inch wheels wear Yokohama tires. A wraparound body kit is there because, well, every tuner car needs a body kit.

The xD has an aftermarket coil suspension that also lowers the car 2 inches, as well as similar 19-inch wheels and a custom exhaust system to increase airflow – and add plenty of unnecessary but oh-so-cool exhaust noise.

Check out our auto show reports on the xB and the xD. Scion says the Five Axis cars are prototypes, so we won’t see all of these accessories when the cars go on sale in a few months. Scion will, however, eventually make 40-plus accessories available. Right now, confirmed accessories for both cars include custom wheels, aftermarket interior appliqués, dashboard and cupholder lights, a carbon fiber engine cover, and a range of tooth-shaking stereo upgrades. The supercharger isn’t on the list, but one Toyota official said he expects TRD to eventually make it available.

Scion xD Customized

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Smoked taillights

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19-inch wheels

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Scion xB Customized

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19-inch wheels

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By Kelsey Mays | February 8, 2007 | Comments (15)

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That gold is lovely....... they should of made the 1st gens in gold...

Ron

Any idea about what the price will be?

Has anyone driven the new 2008 XB over long distances for long periods of time? I make cross-country trips and you can't exactly determine that kind of information on a test drive. Are the seats more comfortable than the 07 models? Thanks

david

i own the new xb and i would like those fog lights for my xb how can i get them please email me back.

thank you
david

Sanchez

How much plastic can you put in a pseudo car?

JMEJIA

I NEED SOME FOG LIGHTS LIKE THAT ALSO FOR
MY XB PLEASE SEND ME THE INFO ON PARTS.


THANK YOU
J.MEJIA

From the front these cars are beautiful. Its when you look at the side they are ugly!

http://www.auto-view.net/

I love the look of my '05 xb. I just told the wife that if they'd made it even more funky we'd probably had made a trade-in. With it's rounded edges I've totally lost interest. I'm thinking convertible or such like. Sure a bigger 4 cylinder sounds nice but a drop in mpg from 33 to 23-well forget it, that's what my V6 Tundra averages & that's twice the Horse-Power. I don't pull a boat/rv so a 4 door xb pickup truck would do us just fine as a grocery getter/garbage taker. Yes, yes I know -Tacoma but it looks just like an S-10 etc.

Excellent post.I read & enjoyed.

The blog posting is good & attractive.

Wow, could that be any uglier? Sorry for the previous posters who like it but I couldnt imagine driving one!

I'm pretty new to blogging and actually value your written content. The guide has actually peaked my curiosity. I'm heading to bookmark your website and preserve checking your articles out

While customizing your car with a body kit is mostly about looks, it can improve performance as well. Some body kits include an air dam or side skirts to improve down force and/or spoilers to improve aerodynamic drag.

Volant

That is an awesome post. I love the golden color and would like to get one. Have they priced it yet?

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