When you have a craze in the automotive after market like the one we have witnessed with Scion in the last decade, the trend often carries on without an end in sight. Even oil giant ENEOS wanted in on the action, so it took on the task of building this tC in house. The mission was simple but it wouldn’t be easy. They had to take an all-stock Scion and wrap it up before SEMA 2009 for display in the ENEOS booth.
According to the owner, the car put down 500whp with 450lb-ft of torque on a Mustang dyno and will hit 195mph.
While touring the show floor, our sales staff spotted this weapon out of the corner of their eye. The car had all the right parts on it and the engine was lubricated by none-other than ENEOS synthetic oil. The crew passed by a sick right-hand drive 370Z and even a murdered-out Ferrari Challenge Stradale to get a closer look at this turbo 4-banger. Of course, we contacted owner Daniel Lin of Cerritos, CA and decided it would make for one serious feature car.
Right out of the gate, this Scion has all of the right gear to make some ponies under the hood. The 2.4L 2AZ-FE motor was fitted with a Godspeed T3/T4 turbo sitting on a custom manifold. From there, the downpipe and test pipe is a custom KVZ fabrication matched with an A’PEXi exhaust. The cool side consists of an HKS filter feeding a Godspeed intercooler and blow-off valve. The engine is controlled with an A’PEXi S-AFC and the venerable AVC-R boost controller. Insane revs and a turbo whining away at over 100,000 rpm meant this car runs a strict diet of ENEOS 0W30 synthetic for racing. According to the owner, the car put down 500whp with 450lb-ft of torque on a Mustang dyno and will hit 195mph.
The look of the car is definitely unique, which is because it is the only one that exists in the world. The widebody is a one-off design by Alaris designs which directs airflow to allow car to almost enter the 200mph club! Painted by K&W Autobody, this Scion features a stunning EkiShow paint job using paint and techniques imported direct from Japan. The look was completed with some piercing HIDs and plastered with Speed Factory graphics.
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The Scion wouldn’t be complete without an aggressive set of rollers. The Work Emotion was selected in 18x9-inches and 18x10-inches rocking Advan tires. Behind the gunmetal spokes are Willwood 6-piston brakes chomping down on 2-piece rotors. The right stance was achieved inside the massive body work by adding some KW Suspensions coilovers, while the DC Sports keep the chassis tied up tight.