Toyota MR2 Review — Research New & Used Toyota MR2 Models | Edmunds

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The Toyota MR2 in the mid-1980s with the intention of exotic car looks and driving for a fraction of exotic car prices. the driving excitement bit might been a wee bit of a stretch, the midengine, MR2 showed that Toyota build entertaining sports as well as sensible-shoes sedans.

The Toyota MR2 was sold in the United from 1985-’89 and featured a body, low curb weight and massaged by Lotus. With a 1.6-liter inline-4 engine, the MR2 could go from zero to 60 mph in a more than 8 seconds. A was later added to increase by 33 horses, which lowered times by a second.

The basic premise of the MR2 continued the second generation. Larger, and vastly more powerful, the new MR2 curvier ’90s-era styling did a fair impression of Ferrari’s 348 and A turbocharged engine was the big news, 200 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. put 0-60 times in the mid-6-second — very quick for a car in its range at the time.

Despite a following, the two-seat coupe to set the market on fire and the MR2 eventually from the U.S. market in Its spiritual successor, the MR2 Spyder, was a midengine, rear-wheel-drive two-seater, but was only as a convertible. It, too, after a five-year run.

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The Toyota MR2 was produced from and was available in standard and Turbo levels. There were changes made throughout its including subtle styling and the latest safety equipment. The model came equipped a 2.2-liter inline-4 engine 130 hp. The MR2 Turbo’s 2.0-liter inline-4 200 hp. The base car could be had with a five-speed manual transmission or a automatic. The Turbo came the manual only.

Standard features included a airbag, 14-inch wheels, a steering wheel and an AM/FM system. Alloy wheels and windows and locks were on the base model, but standard on the Options on both trim included antilock brakes, a roof, air-conditioning, cruise and leather upholstery. Those became standard on the Turbo in with the exception of leather and The latter became standard on trims the next year, with a passenger airbag.

The midengine placement created a balanced chassis. Cornering was and handling in general impressive, getting too friendly with the could easily snap the sideways — especially on the Suspension and wheel-and-tire modifications in made the car easier to drive

Toyota MR2

Although the 200-hp turbo the MR2 very quick, the base was hardly a lump, providing smoothness and decent acceleration. to this car were its choppy excessive noise created by the located just aft of your and limited cargo room all traditional MR2 trademarks. There was a 5.5-cubic-foot trunk behind the and a tiny hold under the

Given that even the year of the second-generation Toyota MR2 is than a decade old, the of finding a pristine example are MR2 Turbos are obviously more but have also been a choice for performance enthusiasts. examples you’ll find been used and abused. As any performance car of this vintage, a background check and test-drive is before making a purchase.

Past Toyota MR2 models

The Toyota MR2 was produced from in base and, later on, models. Base MR2s had a 1.6-liter engine. The Supercharged with its 145 hp arrived in the 1988 year. A rare sight the original MR2 was highly praised by the press for its nimble handling and shifter.

If you are looking for older years, our used Toyota MR2 page.

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