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
Man, we wish they didn't change the MR2. Back in the day when the Mark II Toyota MR2 came out, it was the hot shizzy. Replacing the squared-off look of the Mark I with the smooth lines of the boosted man-missile you see before you was one of Toyota's best move
Jimmy Louis –
Dec 1, 2003
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