The Scion tC has made frequent appearances in motorsport. WORLD Racing uses a highly modified tC as a drag race car whilst Team Need for Speed uses a tC as Time Attack race car.
Need for Speed: Shift
The Scion tC appears in Need for Speed: Shift as a tier 1 car with a price tag of $20,000.
It has the lowest car rating of the front-wheel drive tier 1 cars and cannot be Works converted. Compared to the Honda Civic Si, the Scion tC has less horsepower but also produces more torque.
Need for Speed: World
The Scion tC has outstanding handling capabilities, which are comparable to that of the Toyota MR2 GT-S. It has a slightly better steering at the cost of a weak perfect launch effect. Acceleration of the car is sufficient for competing against other powerful B class vehicles. Its top speed is 178 mph (286 km/h).
It rivals against the fastest B class cars in the game and is also useful in pursuit events. The Scion tC can be upgraded up to A class.
The Blue Juggernaut style is a juggernaut car that costs 2600. It was released on September 5, 2012.
The Red Juggernaut style is a juggernaut car that costs 2700. It was initially released on May 31, 2012 as a top-up gift, and was later made available in the car dealer on October 4, 2012.
This Side Up
The This Side Up style is a holiday themed car that costs 2500. It was released on April 1, 2013.
Shift 2: Unleashed
The Scion tC appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a Modern Road class performance index D car, with a performance index rating of A 1950, and can be unlocked upon completing the Time Attack Discipline event. It has a price tag of $11,500.
Shift 2: Unleashed also features the Team Need for Speed Scion tC AWD. It is a heavily modified all-wheel drive variant of the Scion tC. It has a top speed of 210 mph (338 km/h) and a handling rating of 4.10.
World Racing Pro-FWD Reaper
The WORLD Racing Pro-FWD Reaper appears as a Modern Road available as a part of the Speedhunters Pack and has an overall rating of A 2630. The Pro-FWD Reaper is a drag car based on the Scion tC.
It is capable of reaching a top speed of 250 mph (403 km/h) and has the lowest 0-60 mph time in the game. However, the Pro-FWD Reaper has a low handling rating of 2.82, making it solely useful in drag events.