1994 Toyota Soarer — Super Street Magazine

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Toyota Soarer

450hp Toyota Soarer is going for gold

“Patience and do more than strength or said Jean de la Fontaine, the Fabulist poet (d. 1695). To this may be an ideal mode of but in fact the exact opposite is all too true in the modern world. modern society is one of instant many frown upon the we’ve taken as a result. also something to be said for life in the moment. Time, all, cannot be replenished; we’re done, that’s it.

De la may have been content to away his life and let things to him, Forrest Gump-style, but the Hideki Nagahama better Andrew Jackson’s philosophy: time to deliberate, but when the for action arrives, stop and go in.” Nagahama-san, of Gunma in Japan, has owned a series of fun Toyotas over the years as a Chaser, Mk II, Aristo, even a But he loves Toyota’s big rear-drive Soarer the most, and he loves Put the two loves together and there a lot of fumfering about in figuring out he wanted to do. In actuality, the

entire project took a month. One month! Think that for a second. Most of us even get our cars in and out of paint in amount of time, much build an entire running, drift car with aftermarket and chassis parts, plus modifications to boot. Granted, he a shop, N-Style Custom, and dispatch his minions to work on his car for as as he required. Even so, one month is not a lot of to make things happen.

Toyota Soarer

Clearly, saving time is of importance. What better to start than under the The big change to the 24-valve 1JZ is in the turbocharging. No to break into a low-compression already set up for boost; rather mess with the factory twin turbos that a reputation for exploding at high levels, Nagahama-san upgraded to a twin-scroll Kinugawa (Garrett) 8C huffer. Though just a turbo, the twin-scroll design that the exhaust gas’ energy is more efficiently there’s also better distribution in the exhaust ports, and delivery of exhaust gas energy to the Faster spooling and quicker are the upsides there. This allows greater valve allowing a cleaner and denser air into the cylinders—which of course more power. You can also

introduce an ignition delay, keeps cylinder temperature lower exhaust gas temperatures a leaner air/fuel ratio, means better mileage to (As if Nagahama-san is worried about mileage.) A bigger exhaust to the gasses, enough fuel to satiate the engine’s hunger, and you get a 450 pferdestrake on the international power about 443 horsepower, or nearly what was available on the Lexus when it launched in this in mid-1991 as a 1992 model. than hope for the best the stock R154 five-speed Nagahama-san installed a German-built V160 six-speed, pirated a twin-turbo Supra; it required more than a twin-plate to beef it up.

Now, about that It’s a surprising one to Western the pearl white-painted SSR Professor give it more of a sun-tanned but there’s little getting the impression that the color is fleshy. It’s called Tea Beige Metallic, which is as as we can tell a 2008 home-market color, and the name goes a way toward explaining its presence: yet caffeinated, gentle yet flavorful, tea and are as traditional a drink as you’ll in Japan. One of Nagahama-san’s previous was bright red, and that one was as as this one is mild. We leave it to you to whether

this shade is your cup of, er, you know.

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