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Toyota Sports Car?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by The Shape, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:02 AM
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    The Shape

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    I am a reformed Mustang fanatic, I have an '09 Tacoma and the wife has an '07 Yaris. I love the fit and finish on both vehicles. I am however getting the itch to have another weekend fun car however. I am thinking of checking out some MR2s. Any thoughts on these cars?? Think toyota will ever come out with a new sports car???
     
  2. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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    My dad used to have a solora. He got the 1st one in the US. It was verry bare in the back seat but pretty nice in the front. He had it for 7 years no problems
     
  3. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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    i liked the 96 mr2's.. not so much the spyders
     
  4. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    How about a turbo charged Supra?
     
  5. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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    Now we are talking!! OG Supra.............:cool:
     
  6. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:17 AM
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    Weekend fun car? You have plenty of options depending your price range. I'll say GTR if you have the cabbage. If not I would get a 370Z or RX8
     
  7. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:21 AM
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  8. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    I love Toyota's. But, If you want a weekend fun car on a budget you just cant go wrong with a Miata. The early MR2 turbos are a lot of fun to drive. But they are a lot of work. Headgaskets are a common problem and the transmissions are horrible. the 93+ cars have better transmissions but much much harder to find and more expensive. I say Miata if youre on a budget.
     
  9. Oct 7, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    Please no Miata. :rain:
     
  11. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Have you ever driven a miata? Have you ever read the millions of reviews by just about every auto magazine produced? They are soooo much fun to drive and extremely competitive autocross cars. The other option for a weekend car is a S2000. the earlier ones are getting pretty cheap.
     
  14. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    Those things are still going for 12+ K for a 8-9 year old car. Too many ricers buying them so they are holding value like no other. If you pick one up now you can probably sell it for the same price a few years down the line.
     
  16. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    I'd get a S2000 too. Just not that pratical around the city or town because of their lack or missing torque. They need to be reved high or else they feel bogged down, just add a spercharger or better yet a Vortech charger and it's a whole 'nother story.

    I'm still a Honda fanboi :D.
     
  17. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    I think everyone should repost the FT-86 articles like it hasn't been mentioned 3 times already. :p *rabble*
     
  18. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    It is sad.. but toyota hasn't produced a decent sports car in a long time.
     
  19. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    Beat me to it. At least my link had more than one picture.
     
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    Supra They are awesome if i was gonna buy a car that would be it, but they are so damn expensive.
     
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