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Scion Drops The Box

Scion, Toyota's "experimental" auto brand debuted the boxy xB nearly a decade ago, and the vehicle created a lot of imitators. But a second-generation update left buyers cold, sending sales plunging – and now, it appears, Scion is about to say “bye-bye” to the box.

The maker also is planning to kill off the only slightly less boxy xD model which joined the Scion line-up late in 2007 to deafening disinterest, or so goes a new report in trade publication Ward’s. Scion officials have long stressed that products will come and go from the line-up as the Toyota sub-brand experiments with potential new concepts.

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