Scion has announced the latest special edition in its: the 2014 Scion xB RS 10.0.
Slightly more than just a custom color scheme, the RS 10.0 distinguishes itself with LED illumination for the door sills and cup holders and a unique trio of LED projectors that cast the Scion logos onto the ground behind the car, the "xB RS 10.0" logo onto the carpet of the driver's footwell, and sequential serial number onto the passenger side carpet. Only 1,500 xB RS 10.0s will be built and sold.
An inductive charging pad will be built in RS 10.0's center console, allowing wireless charging of compatible smartphones and portable devices. Presumably, this uses the Qi standard, which you can also find offered on theand Prius and really should be an option for all Scion models going forward.
The RS 10.0 also features Electric Quartz paint -- a pearl white hue that features a slight green color-shift highlight -- and piano black interior accents. Perhaps the oddest "feature" are the Tungsten Gray colored wheel caps, rather than custom alloy wheels. I suppose that Scion is counting on the average xB RS 10.0 buyer to ditch the stock caps and wheels in favor of aftermarket parts.
Of course, under the custom color and fancy illumination, the $20,420 RS 10.0 is just a fully-loaded Scion xB, a car that underwhelmed us.