What kind of engine does the Toyota MR2 have?

What kind of engine does the Toyota MR2 have?

inline-four engine
Toyota employed the naturally aspirated 4A-GE 1,587 cc (1.6 L; 96.8 cu in) inline-four engine, a DOHC four-valve-per-cylinder motor, borrowed from the E80 series Corolla.

Is an MR2 reliable?

Toyota’s hard-earned reputation for reliability is evident in the MR2 and there’s little to be worried about when buying this mid-engined roadster. However, it’s worth checking for any signs of crash damage, or track day use such as excessively worn tyre edges.

Why was the MR2 discontinued?

Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that it would stop selling the Celica coupe, a sports car that has been in its U.S. lineup since 1971, and the MR2 Spyder convertible because of slumping sales. The cars will be discontinued after the 2005 models, the company’s Torrance-based U.S. unit said.

How many miles can a Toyota MR2 last?

See if you can contact someone in your area that has an MR2 and have them look at the car with you. IF you build the engine RIGHT and TAKE CARE OF IT. It could easily last 100,000 or 200,000+ miles. But, regular maintenance items will still need to be replaced all the time (tune-ups, oil changes, etc…).

How fast is a MR2 Turbo?

Top Speed: 152 mph (244.6 kph) 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 5.7 secs.

Why are MR2 so cheap?

Because they are a Toyota, they have minimal maintenance costs and repairs are typically inexpensive. They aren’t particularly powerful, offering only 138bph out of the reliable 1.8L engine. Aftermarket turbochargers are popular choices for the car and can increase the power and speed of the car.

What is a 1986 MR2 worth?

**Figure based on a stock 1986 Toyota MR2 Mk I valued at $9,600 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.

Can you drift an MR2?

You simply cannot drift an MR2 very well without a very large amount of power. To get that power you are going to have to use a large turbo which creates lag which basically makes it impossible to drift.

How do you open the hood on a mr2?

Just pop the latch and pry open the hood w/ your fingers on the front of the hood. It should just pop right open enough to get your fingers in there and open the latch. Hope this helps.

Is a Toyota MR2 Spyder a good car?

The Toyota MR2 Spyder could be one of the most underrated sports cars on the used-car market. It may not be the most attractive looking car ever, and it’s certainly no Lotus, though many people could debate that it’s a more affordable version of the Elise, the MR2 is still a surprisingly good purchase.