Toyota MR2 Newswire

Toyota MR2 Newswire

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  1. I Am Completely Mystified By The Toyota MR2's FloormatsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | Jalopnik

    A friend of mine recently got a 1991 Toyota MR2 imported from Japan. And yes, while it is glorious to drive and fully mad tyte JDM , there's only one thing I can't stop thinking about in this car.

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  2. 1985: Driving the new Toyota MR2 is like being the ball in a pinball machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | AutoWeek

    In 1985, American car shoppers could choose between three affordable mid-engined two-seaters: the Pontiac Fiero , the Bertone X1/9 , and the Toyota MR2 . Of the three, the MR2 was the one that made the most sense as an everyday commuter cara which must be why Toyota created ads like this one, emphasizing the fun of the car.

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  3. Toyota Supra to only be available with auto gearbox?Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    The upcoming Toyota Supra may have become slightly less enticing for purists - if a report by Autocar is correct, Japan's next performance hero may come solely with an automatic transmission, with no option for a row-your-own manual. Sources told the publication that because the Supra will feature a hybrid powertrain - comprising of a BMW petrol engine, electric motors and supercapacitors derived from the ones in the Toyota TS030 Le Mans prototype - it will only be offered with the self-shifting 'box.

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  4. Grinding Gears: Unwrap that collector car and driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | North Shore News

    Driving your collector car on the open road will help keep the whole industry rolling, writes columnist Brendan McAleer. photo Brendan McAleer Driving your collector car on the open road will help keep the whole industry rolling, writes columnist Brendan McAleer.

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  5. 5 fun summer drop-tops for buyers on a budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | AutoWeek

    ... to be a decent selection of them on your local Craigslist. if you want to be different, you should hunt down a Toyota MR2 . Either the first (W10) or second (W20) generation is your best bet at finding one at a decent price. The last generation is ...

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  6. 5 Awesome Cars From ToyotaFest 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Super Street

    Although our calendars have been jam-packed with events lately, ToyotaFest is one show that we look forward to every year. Now on their 22nd year, instead of holding the event at the Queen Mary Events Park, they made the trek across the Los Angeles River and into the Marina Green Park in Long Beach, Calif.

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  7. Mr. Toyoda, please bring back the Toyota MR2 - The LohdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Motor Trend

    Congratulations on your quest to reinvigorate the Lexus and Toyota brands with renewed passion and much needed injections of driving excitement. Since the launch of the Scion FR-S , we have greatly enjoyed the affordable, fun-to-drive approach to a sporty coupe America now known as the Toyota 86 .

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  8. 1984 Toyota Corolla (AE86) - Every Levin CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Super Street

    It's easy to get overwhelmed with the glitz and glamour of Tokyo Auto Salon. 300,000+ spectators, 800+ cars-it's no wonder why we spend three days of our Japan trip at the enormous show.

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  9. Tracy Lane ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Metter Advertiser

    ... all types of electronics and machinery. Mr. Thompson enjoyed working on his special projects which included his Toyota MR2 and his Jeep. He loved spending time with his family, including his cat, Reese, and will be remembered for his humor and whit. ...

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  10. Subaru enthusiasts get more mature choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Western Gazette

    Every driver possessing even an ounce of sanity has probably hoped at some time that spotty youths in Subaru Imprezas would one day graduate to something newer and more sophisticated: a more mature choice, if you like. The opportunity to do so is the Subaru BRZ, a car that is actually two cars because it also morphed into the Toyota GT-86.

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  11. For $11,500, Could This Modded 1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo Be Your New Obsession?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Jalopnik

    ... so then you are certain to appreciate the cleanliness and focus on detail that has been applied to today's 1993 Toyota MR2 T-topped Turbo . Yep, another turbo. That's two in a row which again will set off those with OCD who are sensing a pattern. ...

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  12. Restoring An Old MR2 With Your Fiance Is Living The DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Jalopnik

    Matt and Sophie's YouTube series, "Engines And Unfinished Business," about their casual Toyota restoration is better than any gassy, monstrous "car build" show I've ever seen. It's cute, simple, and must be credible because British accents! The story will be familiar to many of you: here's a moderately interesting car, bought for cheap and "janky but road legal."

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  13. Team HARD owner Tony Gilham wants British Touring Car Championship silverware with Volkswagen CCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Kent Online

    ... but the boys who are working on the cars now built them originally and we feel we have a strong package." Former Toyota MR2 racer Gilham who claimed the Volkswagen Racing Cup title in 2007 before switching to Porsches and later the BTCC now wants to ...

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  14. At 705,000 Euros, buying this car would be RUFRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Vancouver Courier

    ... the new car are completely unaffordable. What about a sporting machine for the everyman? Both generations of the Toyota MR2 are brilliant little cars, providing supercar-like thrills at saner speeds and operating costs. The first-generation car is a ...

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  15. 1963 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45: Old and New But Toyota Through and ThroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Four Wheeler

    Justin Reece has owned a bunch of Toyota Land Cruisers, but he isn't one of those purists who turn their nose up at any part that doesn't have "TEQ" stamped on it. Justin's last FJ40 was practically a buggy, complete with a Chevy V-8 and 1-ton axles.

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  16. Home-grown cars are stars of show as racing returns to SnettertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... while a horde of Renault Clios will once more give chase to the powerful Japanese machinery. Not only can the Toyota MR2 runners join the Nippon Challenge grids, but they have two standalone races themselves and they always produce close and ...

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  17. Toyota Will Eventually Have Three Sports Cars in its LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Several decades have passed since Toyota was been a major contender in the sports car world, but the Japanese automaker is ready to jump back in. In an interview with Evo , Toyota engineer and Gazoo Racing chief Tetsuya Tada said that the Japanese automaker would soon have three sports cars in its lineup with several special-edition performance models sprinkled throughout.

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  18. Gazoo Racing boss admits Toyota made 'dull' carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    In a recent interview with EVO, Toyota Gazoo Racing chief Tetsuya Tada hinted that a successor to the MR2 was in the pipeline. But he also made some interesting comments about the Japanese brand's so-called "boring" products.

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  19. Report - Is Toyota rekindling the MR2 nameplate?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | INAUTONEWS

    We already know that Toyota I extensively working with BMW for a new sports car - and the rumor mill just keeps calling it the new Supra. But how about the Japanese brand bringing back the MR2 sports car as well? Well, if that happens, the company would have a proper sports car family consisting of three models - the MR2, the 86 and the Supra.

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  20. Toyota to build sub-86 sports car - hybrid powertrain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    It appears that even with the 86 and the forthcoming Supra, Toyota still hasn't satiated its sports car dream, as it is looking to build a third one - a smaller car that will form the entry to its performance range. According to Evo , the company wants to revive "The Three Brothers" lineup of the 1990s, which originally consisted of the MR2, Celica and Supra .

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