Scion Fuse Concept
The 2006 Scion
Fuse car was created for Toyota's Scion line. The Scion Fuse incorporates
high tech instruments and a very elaborate drive-by-wire system.
The Scion Fuse is unique in that it has Wi-Fi built in and the
passenger can connect to the Internet and use the instant messenger
while in the car.
One of the
innovative features in the Scion Fuse is that while parked, the
passenger seat can be folded down to create a table or flat surface.
In this position, the seat can be used as a table, desk, and footrest
to simple extra space.
of the Scion Fuse rates high on the ole cool-o-meter. The front
end is fierce looking in that it is rather similar to the Dodge
Magnum and the roof is flat like a Mini Cooper. The headlights are
thin and rectangular which gives this car a James Bond style to
One of the
main components about the 2006 Scion Fuse Concept is the glass.
There are two horizontal glass panels that run along the length
of the roof and they actually slide open in two directions. This
option gives each person in the car their own private sunroof.
feature of this cool car is that the headlights and the fog lights
are programmable and can be modified to light up the road and change
the colors as desired. The 20-inch wheels also have LED's at the
ends of the spokes near the hub and light up when the vehicle is
An LCD screen
is embedded in the driver's solid steering wheel, which is where
all of the instrument gauges lay instead of in the dashboard. On
the passenger side are two video screens, side by side that act
as an entertainment and information center for the passenger who
can watch movies or play video games here. There is also a hidden
LCD screen that is located behind the front seat, where a rear seat
passenger can download video and other images to this screen.
The doors are
what the industry calls butterfly doors that open with a key shaped
sensor. The Scion Fuse is a 3-door hatchback with a front engine
layout and an engine of 2.4 liters DOHC Inline-4 and a seating capacity
of four people.
The Scion Fuse
was unveiled at the 2006 New York International Auto Show. Collaboratively
designed by Calty Design Research of Newport Beach, California
and Five Axis just up the road in Huntington Beach, the Scion
Fuse has lighted a fire under automotive enthusiasts ever since.