The Scion tC is a front-wheel drive coupe manufactured by Scion. The first generation Scion tC was produced from 2004 to 2010.
The Scion tC has made frequent appearances in motorsport. WORLD Racing uses a highly modified tC as a drag race car whilst Team Need for Speed uses a tC as Time Attack race car.
Need for Speed: World
The Scion tC has outstanding handling capabilities, which are comparable to that of the Toyota MR2 GT-S. It has a slightly better steering at the cost of a weak perfect launch effect. Acceleration of the car is sufficient for competing against other powerful Class B vehicles. Its top speed is 178 mph (286 km/h).
It rivals against the fastest Class B cars in the game and is also useful in pursuit events. The Scion tC can be upgraded up to Class A.
|The Silver style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs 2100. It was made available on May 17th, 2012.
|The Red style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs 412,500, and was initially released on October 31st, 2012.
On May 7th, 2015, its price was lowered from 550,000 as part of the End of the World event.
|The Blue Juggernaut style is a juggernaut car that costs 2600. It was released on September 5th, 2012.
|The Red Juggernaut style is a juggernaut car that costs 2700. It was initially released on May 31st, 2012 as a top-up gift, and was later made available in the car dealer on October 4th, 2012.
This Side Up
|The This Side Up style is a holiday themed car that costs 2500. It was released on April 1st, 2013.
The Scion tC appears in Need for Speed: Shift as a Tier 1 car with a price tag of $20,000. Shift 2: Unleashed features the stock Scion tC as a Modern Road class performance index D car with a price tag of $11,500.
It has the lowest car rating of the front-wheel drive Tier 1 cars and cannot be Works converted in Need for Speed: Shift. Compared to the Honda Civic Si, the Scion tC has less horsepower but also produces more torque.
Shift 2: Unleashed also features the Team Need for Speed Scion tC AWD. It is a heavily modified all-wheel drive variant of the Scion tC.
It is classed as a Modern Road car with a performance index rating of A 1950 and can be unlocked upon completing the Time Attack Discipline event. It has a top speed of 210 mph (338 km/h) and a handling rating of 4.10.
The WORLD Racing Pro-FWD Reaper makes an appearance in the same installment as a Modern Road car with an overall rating of A 2630. The Pro-FWD Reaper is a drag car based on the Scion tC.
It is capable of reaching a top speed of 250 mph (403 km/h) and has the lowest 0-60 mph time in the game. However, the Pro-FWD Reaper has a low handling rating of 2.82, making it solely useful in drag events. It is available as a part of the Speedhunters Pack.
Team Need for Speed
Team Need for Speed uses two Scion tCs. Both are modified for high-performance but utilise different drivetrains.
- 2006 FWD Scion tC - Chris Rado
- 2011 RWD Scion tC - Fredric Aasbo