Five Soldiers from the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood will represent the U.S. Army during the final stage of Scion's "Battle of the Builds," a unique car customization challenge for teams of active duty military.
Toyota-Scion presented Team "Sapper," which consists of Pfc. Joseph Schnieder, Pfc. Daniel Ward, Pfc. Nathaniel Machoski, Spc. Dustin Ward, and Spc. Harold Yeo with a 2011 Scion xB and $15,000 to make their "rest and relaxation" concept a reality.
Teams will have until Oct. 5 to transform their conceptual sketches into reality, and one team will be selected Oct. 18 as the winner. The winning team will be invited to the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas, Nev., to showcase their modified Scion xB.