Toyota MR2 Spyder Review — Research New & Used Toyota MR2 Spyder Models…

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Let’s out the old automotive etymology textbook for a fun and exposй on the Toyota MR2 Spyder. The biography of Kiichiro Toyoda and his origins in making electric has been removed for reasons of The middle bit regarding the car’s is more conveniently straight to the referring to the fact that a Midengine, Rear-drive, 2-seat car.

The Spyder part of the has nothing to do with arachnids, and is a common alternate word for a sports car. Ferrari and have used the more spelled Spider name in the and Toyota clearly wanted to tap this high pedigree of vehicles for its new-for-2000 roadster. As the old goes, the name says it

Except in French etymology, reveals that MR2 pronounced en francais sounds like the for…excrement. Therefore, Toyota this car simply MR in France. In the world, it was nicknamed Mister Ah, isn’t etymology fun?

MR2s were offered T-top roofs, but the Spyder as Toyota’s first real to take on the Mazda Miata’s in the low-priced roadster segment. a 1.8-liter four-cylinder mounted behind the driver, and a low curb the MR2 succeeded as a fun-to-drive drop

But in the all-important cute category, it the grade. It had the profile of a squared-off the face of a frog and a tail resembled a Pokemon (especially painted yellow). Also, the looked extremely dated it was even introduced and its trunk the Miata’s look like a bomb bay. Although it was a hot commodity, the Toyota MR2 Spyder was a niche vehicle like its until the ax fell on it in 2005.

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The Toyota MR2 Spyder was introduced for in only one well-equipped trim Antilock brakes, 15-inch air-conditioning, a glass rear power windows and locks, and a CD were standard equipment. The 1.8-liter inline-4 was rated at 138 and 125 pound-feet of torque. The only available was a five-speed manual.

In 2002, Toyota introduced the Sequential Manual Transmission or SMT for the making it the cheapest car at the time (by a shot) to offer a true clutch manual. We found option easy to use and liked the way it revs on downshifts, even it sapped some acceleration the engine. Without a fully mode, however, the SMT’s was questionable. Given this, with potential durability we suggest that used MR2 buyers stick with the five-speed manual.

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For 2003, the MR2 Spyder underwent its freshening with minor to the front and rear fascias and panel. The SMT was upgraded to six speeds, the rear tires grew to 16

In reviews, we found the Toyota MR2 very enjoyable to drive. In a comparison test in 2000, it higher than the Miata by more fun and tossable at the track. Its layout meant it could its composure at the limit, but generally it through turns quite The steering was quick and responsive, the electrically assisted rack provide as much road as other cars in this

We also never got used to the or interior design, and found its capacity laughable. The front-mounted was taken up by the spare tire and the compartment behind the seats was small and difficult to access.

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The MR2 Spyder technically lasted for one generation: from 2000-’05. 1985-’95, there were two of the MR2: a midengine, two-seat A T-top was available, but there was no convertible.

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