From making great eco-friendly Hybrid cars to racing on the F1 circuit, Toyota has made an impression at a global level. When it comes to the world of sports cars though, Toyota hasn’t been a name that comes first to an enthusiast’s mind. Luckily, we’ve done the research and compiled the list of the top 10 best Toyota sports cars to own.
From the legendary Toyota S800 to the all-time favorite Toyota Supra, we’re listing the ten best Sports cars to own from the Japanese automaker.
Top 10 Best Toyota Sports cars:
Toyota S800Toyota MR2 MKIII Toyota Celica MK7Toyota GT86Toyota 2000GTCorolla Coupe GTLexus RC FToyota Celica GT-Four Toyota Supra Mk4Toyota GR Supra
10. Toyota S800
The S800 was known for being a pure sports car. Coming from the ’60s, this two-door coupe turned heads with its unique, appealing design.
The Toyota S800 had an air-cooled two-cylinder 0.8-liter engine mated to a 4- speed manual gearbox and produced a humble 44 horsepower of power. With a front-engine and rear-wheel-drive layout, the S800 zipped about quite effortlessly as it weighed less than 600 kilograms. This wasn’t just an ordinary sports car for Toyota; it was a milestone.
Toyota S800 Specs
Production Years1965-1969Units Produced3131EngineHorizontally opposed, air-cooled flat-twin DisplacementPower44.4 Horsepower @ 5,400 RPM Top Speed90 MPH /155 KPH
9. Toyota MR2 MK3
A revvy 1.8- liter twin- cam situated in the middle made the Toyota MR2 MK3 one of Toyota’s best handling sports cars and worthy of number 9 of best Toyota Sports cars to own.
It adopted the same MR-S name as the concept, though export markets such as the States and Europe took on the name MR2 Roadster and MR2 Spyder.
The third generation weighed notably less than the first-generation vehicle while at the same time providing a substantial specification level. This was able to be delivered by deleting the rear boot with luggage capacity increased by adding behind the seats a 78-liter storage space
The engine used was the all-alloy 1.8-litre DOHC 16v VVT-i 1ZZ-FE unit that also featured in the seventh-generation Celica. Churning out 138bhp at 6400rpm, with a useful 127lb-ft of torque at 4200rpm, the MR2 MK3 achieved an impressive 0-60 MPH in around 8 seconds.
The most significant change to the MR MK3 arose in 2001 when the manual gearbox was accompanied by an optional five-speed (and six-speed to follow) SMT ‘Sequential Manual Transmission’. This was the initial
By: Sports Car Digest
Title: Top 10 Best Toyota Sports Cars To Own
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Published Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 08:31:16 +0000
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