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Toyota Supra (1)

Japan is famous for many fantastic classics like Nissan’s GTR, Honda’s Type R and Mazda’s RX series automotive legends with the sole focus on racing performance. Toyota on the other hand had its own great legend with focus in a slightly different direction. Toyota’s great fascination with the GT platform has brought us the 2000GT and knowledge of racing, the Celica. Sure enough a hybrid of the two was to emerge and with the market growing for more performance based cars around the world, the Supra was born.

Toyota Supra (18)

The Supra has its history presented through 4 generations (Mark I, II, III, IV). This particular model being the Mark IV or the MKIV. The MKIV was a great step forward for Toyota and took its well deserved spot as the “flagship” vehicle of the company during its production (1992-2002).

Toyota Supra (17)

This MKIV is an original 2JZGTE, 6 speed Getrag, US Spec vehicle and is very iconic partly due to its appearance in the first “Fast and the Furious” film back in the early 2000’s. The vehicle featured uncompromising performance, but was lacking in some areas where the Nissan GTR was holding ground. Unlike the GTR the Supra was taken into an entirely different direction. The Supra is a true GT car and was a very basic auto layout with no complicated computers, all wheel drive and all wheels steering like its rival the GTR had. Instead it was a rear wheel drive platform with a brutal and strong engine making it what some call a “Japanese muscle car,” with an ideal platform for modifications.

Toyota Supra (12)

Every one loves a tastefully modified Supra and this particular vehicle has been modified with a single turbo, top end engine parts, suspension and others (full list below) without taking away the original proportions, feel and idea of the vehicle.

Toyota Supra (16)

With that said, the Supra is an iconic hero of the past and as it gets replaced with Vehicles like the the FT1 in the future it will always have a special place in our hearts.

Toyota Supra (15)

Vehicle makes just under 500hp depending on temperature and atmospheric pressure running 100 octane fuel, making it a great, controllable and enjoyable performance car.

Toyota Supra MKIV

Photos: White Rice Photography

Engine mods:
New OEM head
New OEM power steering pump
BC Stage 2 cams
Titan adjustable cam gears
Greddy timing belt
PHR exhaust manifold, intercooler couplings and piping
Precision 6266 turbocharger
DEI titanium turbo blanket
Tial blow off valve, wastegate
Greddy Trust front mount intercooler
Blitz Nur Spec Exhaust System
Cusco catch can
AEM Version 2 EMS
AEM failsafe wideband readout
Optima Performance battery

Exterior mods:
EUDM glass headlights
Wing delete (by previous owner).

Wheels/tires:
CCW C14 18’ competition style street wheels
265 front, 315 rear Toyo R888 tires

3 Comments

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    Jean June 19, 2015 - 10:27 am Reply

    awesome car man im from vegas hopefully i get to see the beast one day on the streets 😀

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