Toyota Supra is an iconic sports car with a renowned status in the motoring world across the globe. We have reviewed the fourth generation of the Supra, which is the most sought after Supra model currently. The first two generations, A40 and A60, of the Supra, were mainly the extended-wheelbase models of the Toyota Celica. The name Supra was given to the third generation, the A70. Major competitors of the Toyota Supra are Mazda RX7, Nissan Skyline, and Mitsubishi 3000GT. The particular car under review is the 1994 model of the Toyota Supra.
Engine and Performance
The engine produces 326 bhp of power and 325 Ib ft of torque. For Japanese models, the top speed is 180 km/h and 250 km/h for European models. The fourth-generation Toyota Supra reached 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds. The braking distance of this car is also very impressive and is essential for traveling at high speeds. The engine block is made up of cast iron, and the engine head is made up of aluminum. Due to this, the engine can be easily modifiable and can produce double the output compared to the standard car. The engine of this car has also been modified. It has a 3.0L 2JZ engine, which is very reliable.
Maintenance and Reliability
Maintenance of the Toyota Supra is not an easy task, and the owner needs to find parts from across the world at times. Usually, the parts are available from the United States and Dubai. The owner purchased the car a decade ago and is satisfied with its maintenance and reliability.
The owner has made a few modifications to the car to improve its performance and enhance the exterior look and appeal. He has added a batwing spoiler, 18-inch new alloy rims, and bigger brake calipers. At the rear, this car has semi-slick tyres to enhance the traction of the vehicle.
Interior and Exterior
The most prominent feature of the interior is the electronic leather seats that are very comfortable. The Prologic amplifier that came with the stock car was an impressive feature of the car. Apart from installing gauges, the owner has kept the car’s interior in its original condition. The instruments cluster is shaped like a cockpit to improve the sporty nature of the car, and it is driver-focused. It also came with cruise control, and it still works in this car. A single driver’s airbag was included in the car. The visibility from inside the car is also good and provides a wide view of the outside.
The exterior design of the Toyota Supra is iconic with round edges and a large bonnet housing the engine. It is a coupe and comes with two doors and can seat up to two people only. The rear lights have distinctive round circles which house the indicators and the brake lamps. The stock car came with stylish alloy rims and a huge body-colored rear spoiler. There are air intakes near the doors to improve drag and reduce air resistance.
Some of the aspects of the Toyota Supra that made it stand out are its durability and reliability. Even after 30 years of use, the particular under review is still in its original condition. This is a testament to its durability and reliability. Since it is a potent car, one must be careful while driving it as traction issues can emerge. It is a fun car to drive and is becoming more and more like a collectible due to its heritage.