JG Pasterjak
JG Pasterjak Production/Art Director
11/11/13 11:04 a.m.

Conventional wisdom insists that Japan’s first mid-engined sports car was heavily designed by Lotus. However, conventional wisdom really isn’t always right.

Sure, it’s easy to see how the Toyota MR2 could be a clandestine Lotus project. Its mid-engined layout, relatively light weight, and capable M…

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M3Loco
M3Loco Reader
1/1/14 8:34 p.m.

AWESOME! Thanks for the encouraging info! I'm 98% done sorting my 87 AW11 T-Top..

classiccarsrule85
classiccarsrule85 New Reader
4/7/14 7:32 p.m.

Great stuff! Though should note there is a height requirement for these cars. I would love to own one (among many other small cars) but being 6'5" tall I could not even swing my legs in. Unsure if there is a way to remedy this but just something to note.

Maniac0301
Maniac0301 Reader
10/11/19 1:36 p.m.

Hmmmm delicious.   I absolutely adore my AW11 Rallycross car.   Its now a part of my family.  I recently did the hybrid 7age engine which takes the extremely common 7afe 1.8l bottom end and pairs it with the 4age head.   This really beefs up the mid range, I sourced a full running 7afe engine for $200.
 

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela GRM+ Memberand Digital Editor
10/11/19 2:46 p.m.

In reply to Maniac0301 :

That's beautiful.

captdownshift
captdownshift GRM+ Memberand UltimaDork
10/11/19 8:15 p.m.

The worst idea/concept I've ever had is to swap a 13B into an AW11 

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