With the modern Supra more BMW than Toyota, traditional fans of the model can choose to look at earlier editions as today Nice price or no dice Mk III. Let’s see if this price can also be more Toyota than Bimmer.
Yesterday’s 1995 Honda Gold Wing GL1500 SE we had all discussed value as a skilled and comfortable highway crosser over its heft and wickedness around town. This cicada season obviously did not help Honda’s cause, and many of you postulated that it can just make more sense to get a car.
Some people like the freedom of a motorcycle, and up to $ 4,650 that Honda seemed to be affordable. At least it was to the small majority of you who awarded the Gold Wing a 54 percent nice price win.
If you were to choose a new 90’s vehicle for long distance fun, what could it be? It must be powerful enough to get on the highway for a play and comfortable enough for extended periods when you get there. It should also have a solid reputation for reliability. As we all know, nothing destroys a car ride faster than getting stuck on the side of the highway right in the center of nowhere.
This 1991 Toyota Supra Turbo may well fit all of these criteria. Not only that, but it is claimed to have had a number of mechanical and practical updates that should help to encounter its desired quotient.
The Targa-topped coupe comes in Super Red over a black and red interior. Based on a certain overspray on the peeling window frame, the red paint appears to be a respray. It looks good in places, but in general it seems that it can use a good color sanding.
The interior has seen some age-related updates as well, with upholstered seats that have the Supra script at the middle level. Aftermarket wheels support the car, and to be honest, it probably won’t be to everyone’s taste. However, a set of factory rollers should not be too expensive.
There are 145,000 miles on the car, with the engine receiving a new peak at some point along the way. Other updates include new brake discs and wheel bearings together with replacement of weather stripping around the roof panel opening. The title is ready, and the car has current California emissions A-OK.
The engine with the new cylinder head is of course Toyota’s 3L-7MGTE inline-six. With its only turbo added to the mix, the 2954cc engine had a factory rating of 232 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 254 lb-ft of torque at 3,200 rpm. Here, everything is controlled by Toyota’s four-speed A340E automatic. So equipped, the seller claims that the car “runs well” and is “very fast.” The engine compartment looks neat and extremely colorful with everyone its blue hoses and red vacuum lines.
At the back, there is also some wear and tear in the cabin where the gray color of the black plastic cladding marches the steering wheel and lid on the console bucket. The flaky paint in the black window frame can be solved by either removing the rest of the paint and enjoying the light work or by repainting it with a rattle, as there are generally small areas that need attention.
Despite these problems, there is a lot to like this Supra. This one is pure, uncut Toyota; no Dilution across brands here. What can it be worth? The seller is asking for $ 10,500 dollars for the car, and if you follow your old Supra pricing, you will know that when the most desirable editions cross the blocks, they can go for crazy amounts.
Of dint of its automatic and different rgood spots, this Supra is unlikely commands the big money. Can it still claim its not too burdensome price? What do you think, this Supra is worth the $ 10,500’s as it sits? Or does it provide a not-so-Supra deal?
Sacramento, California, Craigslist, or go here if the ad disappears.
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