Third generation of the Toyota© Supra. Released in the US. in 1986.5, untill 1991. This model Supra remains the most flexable model to date. With options for a turbo charged inline 6cylinder engine(1987+) it had plenty of power to move the well equiped chassis but heavy chassis. Excellent traction from a independent rear end with one of the only all around SALA modified McPherson strut suspension OEM on a Japanese vehicel. Sale did poorly due to high cost, but it was a revolutionary vehicel for its time, and still remains a very potent condenter in street racing scene.
Base line models were naturally aspirated with a hard top, but still boasted a 200hp power engine and all the amenities of a GT such as Air coditioning, power steering/windows/seats, heated glass & mirrors, 16" wheels.
"Short Arm Long Arm" "Modified McPherson Strut" suspesion was also utilized by Porsche and Mercedes-Benz.
Comsumers Cars Best New Cars of 1989.
"Think of it as a Porsche 928 with a $50,000 rebate.", "Excellent Ride and handling in a sophisticated and powerfull sports car", "The best looking sports car to come from Japan.", and "Comparies well in terms of horsepower.. The best ride comfort in the group" Comapred to the Corvette, Camero, 300Z, and Porsche 944.
Car and Driver April 1989.
"The Supra will impress you as favorably on freeways as it does on two-lane roads." And "Snaky secondary roads can be taken at silky-smooth, highspeed cruise or attacked with full tail-out, junk yard dog abandon."
Motor Trend's 1989 New Car Buyers Guide.
"It weights 300 pounds more than a Corvette yet it feels smaller and lighter. It establishes a 0.87g lateral acceleration, yet it produces a suppleness of ride the Corvette cannot approach."
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