Scion xB Numeric SEMA
The Scion xB Numeric by 886® and Scion Racing® in collaboration with Spin Imaging®
“Numeric” is the world’s first and only car solely dedicated to Snowboarding.” For the 686’s twentieth anniversary, they teamed up with Scion Racing® and Spin Imaging® to develop a one-of-a-kind custom winter masterpiece. Never before has a car been re-created, re-developed and re-invigorated in such a unique manner. Each aspect of the build was directly inspired form a product and brand that’s progressively pushed Skateboarding and Snowboarding to new levels. The snow specific tires reflect the NB686® snowboarding boots and branded as New Balance® tires. The roof is designed to emulate a Bern® protective carbon fiber helmet, complete with their patented brim technology. The windshield is designed from Drangon’s APX® frameless goggle and offers full peripheral view inside the car. The Sparco® modified seats are inspired form actual Union® team snowboard binding ad are constructed in a high-back cup shaped form. The sound system is engineered and designed by the Skullcandy® teams, which used their premier Aviator headphones as inspiration. GoPro® came in and brought their POV expertise in visual racing mirrors and interior mapping. Vestal® watches and their ZR-3 Chronograph inspired the custom built time gauges. The devils in the details and Freewaters® sandals clearly did this in the first ever heated floor mats. BOA® technologies bring their “dialed” in fit into the cars heating and cooling system. Recco® rescue systems supplies their sophisticated radar technology on the road and mountain terrain. Blind® skateboards legendary artist, Marc Mckee provided his custom touch to the interior panels. To finalize the winter shred story 686’s technical textile background along with Spin Imaging’s innovative concepts and vehicle wrap technology, pushed manufacturing boundaries by successfully wrapping the world’s first and only fully functional waterproof and breathable snowboarding outerwear vehicle, complete with stitched panels, laser welded seams, waterproof zipper and mesh venting.
Source: Scion press