1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

The SW20 Toyota MR2 is a prime example of what Japan had to offer for the sports car market back in the '90s. This 1991 example is no different, and has been modified to make a healthy 256 horsepower and 239 lb.-ft. of torque.

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Oct 14, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: A Trick Mishimoto Radiator for Our SW20 MR2

Keeping a turbocharged, mid-engined sports car like our 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo can be a challenge. Thankfully, Mishimoto has a drop-in solution.

Oct 7, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: Wet vs. Dry Autocross Performance Comparison

How does rain affect the handling of our 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo? Now we know thanks to a unique opportunity at a recent autocross at South Georgia Motorsports Park.

Oct 2, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: Adding a Boost Gauge So We Can Turn up the Power

If you have a turbocharged car, a working boost gauge is essential if you’re going to do any tuning. If that gauge can also help add performance, even better.

Sep 18, 2020
Project Toyota MR2 Turbo: Let’s Go Autocrossing

A local autocross felt like the perfect place to push our 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo to the limit so we could find out where we could make improvements.

Aug 15, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: How to Find the Correct Wheel and Tire Combo for an Odd Fitment

Our 1991 Toyota MR2 needed new wheels and tires, but finding both with the correct fitment is notoriously difficult.

Aug 6, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: Quick and Easy Frunk (aka Front Trunk) Restoration

How to upgrade the looks of your older car with just a few hours and practically zero money.

Aug 4, 2020
Project MR2 Turbo: Upgrading the Shifter Cables for Better Shifting

Japanese sports cars of the '80s and '90s are known for their exceptional shift action, but many of those mechanisms in our 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo were starting to fail.

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