The youth-oriented Scion Exile with its go anywhere stance is for those who desire the freedom and flexibility to jump in their car and see what journeys lie ahead. Its sleek proportions are similar to that of an expensive exotic mid-engine sports car. The Scion, designed by CALTY Design Research, was one of ten entries in the Los Angeles Auto Show's Design Challenge.
The Design Challenge is a competition that challenges designers from automotive manufacturer design centers to create an automobile according to the parameters of a given theme. This year's theme was "An LA Adventure," which is a reflection of the multitude of lifestyle, sporting, and cultural activities that are customary for Southern California and its residents.
"The Design Challenge gives local automobile designers an open arena for them to craft designs that replicate their interpretation of the Los Angeles landscape -- with all of the freedom and excess that they chose to incorporate into their entries," said Chuck Pelly, conference director for Design Los Angeles.