Meet the Scion “Numeric” xB by 686! 01 November 2011, 12:52 am

“Numeric” is the name given to this extra special 2011 Scion xB. 686® and Scion Racing® in collaboration with Spin Imaging® designed and built the world’s first and only car solely dedicated to Snowboarding. For 686’s twentieth anniversary, they teamed up to develop a one-of-a-kind custom winter masterpiece. Each element of the build was motivated by a product and brand that’s progressively pushed Skateboarding and Snowboarding to new levels.


The exterior is bundled head-to-toe in custom features, from the New Balance tires to the Bern carbon fiber helmet roof. The xB is completely wrapped in 686 waterproof/breathable fabric, with waterproof YKK zipper pockets and Dragon APX mirrored frameless windows.


The interior has no shortage of fun and functional sporting gear. The Union binding swivel seats, Freewaters heated floor mats and Cadence steering wheel wrap are only a few of the many mountain-ready features. 686 did plenty of their own custom creation with the gear hangers, snowboard rack, boot rack and roll cage all stuffed comfortably inside. To top it all off, Marc Mckee from Blind provided custom artwork to add some cozy inside the cabin.


“Numeric” will be on display November 1-4 at the 2011 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. See the complete list of features below.

SPONSORS: 686® technical apparel, Scion Racing®, Spin Imaging®, MV Designs®, Rokform®, Roland Sands Designs®, Light Force®, Motegi®, Skullcandy®, New Balance®, Freewaters®, Go Pro®, Union® Bindings, Cadence® Apparel, Dragon® Alliance, BOA® Technologies, Bern® Helmets, Vestal® Watches, Blind® Skateboards, Recco® Rescue System, Sparco®

– 20,000mm/15,000mg2 waterproof/breathable 686® fabric wrap
– Laser welded and stitched seams
– Waterproof YKK® zipper pockets/vents with sonic welded taping
– Bern® carbon fiber protective helmet roof
– Dragon® APX mirrored frameless windows
– Four-way custom suicide doors
– Custom body kit 686® vader vent mesh grilles

– Union® binding swivel seats
– Freewaters® heated floor mats
– Vestal® custom clock by Roland Sands®
– Cadence® steering wheel wrap
– BOA® AC/Heat controls
– Rokform® custom CNC Ipad® cradle
– Custom artwork by Marc Mckee from Blind®
– Custom gear hangers for jacket, pants, helmets, gloves
– Easy dry gear door compartments Snowboard tuning tool compartment
– Custom snowboard rack
– Custom boot rack
– Custom roll cage
– Custom Avalanche shovel and probe

– 2.4l DOHC 16-valve 4-Cylinder with VVT-i
– TRD® cold air intake
– 686® x Roland Sands® stainless steel exhaust system
– 5-speed manual

– D2 adjustable coil over system
– TRD® sway bars

– New Balance® wet race tires 225/40R18
– Motegi® 18” rally wheels

– TRD® 4piston disc brakes front and rear
– Custom CNC drift brake

– Skullcandy® Aviator inspired soundsystem
– Gopro® video rear view mirrors
– Detachable Gopro® reverse camera
– AiM® Sports Digital instrument cluster
– Ipad® cradle for music, video editing and navigation
– Recco® avalanche rescue system detector and reflectors

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