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A kickass pocket rocket
By jim007 on
2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
The whole point of designing this car with a
"limited" engine was to minimize insurance
costs and to avoid the luxury tax. This car was
designed for aftermarket modifications.....how
wonderfully devious from Toyota.
For an additional $6000 - $8000 you can
install a Power Enterprises turbo kit,
suspension kit, add racing rods, racing clutch,
and 17" wheels. You will now have a Spyder
that will out handle almost any stock sports
car for less than a total price of $35000. And
no exhorbinant insurance costs!
No storage space, but why complain about
things that are diametrically opposed to the
This car turns more heads than a Boxster.
My modified Spyder does 0-60 easily in 5.7
seconds, and pulls 1.2g on the skid pad! And
even more astonishing........also gets 29-32
mpg! Beat that BMW.
Build more quality into the car and raise the
price point another $2000 (still avoiding the
luxury tax). This car's overall design is worth