I'm so happy to report that after a seven-year hiatus our Project MR2 is back up and running. Can you tell that I'm more excited than Angelina Jolie at an orphanage? Everyone who knows me knows I'm a Toyota MR2 Turbo diehard fan. I've gone through six second generation MR2 turbos over the years, but
I might finally cross over to the big boys' club. No more holiday meals at the kids table. What metaphorical object could I possibly be talking about? You'd be a smart gambler if you guessed a car, not exactly a long shot in this column. The big boy's toy in question is a Lotus, the entry-level exot
The second-gen MR2 Turbo's (1991 to '96) looks have withstood the test of time. Its smooth bodylines and sports car appeal make it a sought-after commodity all these years later, and its high-performance 3S-GTE turbo engine easily outperforms the current-generation MR-S. When Shiraz Sookralli of Elm
We live in a country of excess. The United States is known for its big houses, big lawns and big cars. We super-size our Big Macs. So why is it surprising to anyone that some people like to have an excess of cars?
Editor's Note: "Terminal Velocity" is a new column in which we hand the microphone to a renowned tuner; in this case, it's Bob Norwood. Norwood's crazy creations have appeared in the Turbo pages on many occasions. His talent goes beyond conceptualization, fabrication and tuning; what sets him apart
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Mar 1, 2004
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