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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
Cameron writes:
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Poor-man’s Ferrari, Even In Standard Non-turbo Form —

Not many cars on the road can beat one of these off the line, even in the standard naturally-aspirated form. The 3 litre six puts out more horses than most Aussie V8’s of the era - combined with a good, tough transmission and limited slip diff, they’re very quick for a car that is over 20 years old. The turbo and twin turbo models aren’t for the feint hearted – as much for the wallet-shrivelling fuel consumption as the awesome speed. Very well equipped from the factory, electric gizmos are all there (including electric windows, mirrors, cruise, excellent air-con, even electric lumbar support!) they are very well built. Everything seems to work, forever. The doors, whilst they work fine, are tinny and make a terrible sound when the pillarless windows are wound down. After 300 000kms and only one head gasket (they’re well-regarded for blowing head gaskets) mine still doesn’t use any oil. The key seems to be to use the power and send the needle right around the tacho a few times a week. It thrives on being driven hard. The suspension is sophisticated and provides a great deal of the car’s massive (for it’s proportions) 1700kg weight – but don’t expect it to be comfortable. This is a sports car, and it thumps and bumps over potholes and ridges ion the road like one. Handling, however, is spectacular – with minimal body-roll and no understeer. Oversteer is the killer, but is only ever induced by ridiculous speeds going into corners – not recommended! The flailing tail end is hard to catch. Fuel consumption is what you’d expect from 3 litres and six cylinders, and it responds reasonably well to economy runs – but that’s no fun. I tried to thrash mine to death, but all it did was cost me more in fuel! Highly recommended.

Pros: Reliable, bullet-proof, fast.  Excellent handling.  Very tunable.

Cons: Not a comfy ride.  Heavy.  Fuel consumption with today's prices.

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
Jd writes:
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Most Reliable Sports Car Ever. — smooth, fun, fast, comfortable, stylish, reliable, and decent gas mileage for a sports car

Pros: smooth, fun, fast, comfortable, stylish, reliable, and decent gas mileage for a sports car

Cons: headgasket problem with all of them. but an easy fix.

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
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It Was A Very Fun Car. — would have liked it more if it was turbo charged though. not very hard to work on. i knew that engine bay like the back of my hand.

Pros: great handling, not too bad on gas mileage. fun to drive! dunno why lol

Cons: small back seat. parts are pricey

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
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Best Car I've Ever Driven!!!!!!! — I am getting ready to sell my Supra but it's been the best car I've ever driven. I took it up to 147 MPH one time and will never forget it. Power everything, acceleration any time you need it. What more could you ask for.

Owner for 6 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

Pros: Way too many to list!!!

Cons: Nothing!!!

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1986 Toyota SupraReview
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Amazing — The steering is very tight and very precise. The comfort in this 22 year old car is astounding. The engine is very stable if maintained properly and should easily take all the beating you throw at it. The braking is decent but upgraded brakes are a must for high speed applications. Speed and acceleration is dependant on the amount of mods you invest in. It can quite easily be turned into a very fast ride. The handing during high speed session (240+) is amazing, the car sits firmly on the ground and wind does not affect it at all. You basicly do not feel how fast you are driving. The car gives a sense of security due to its size and stability. The comfort of driving this car make it hard for you to get out of it. The electronics and gadgets are in abdunance, Air-Con, Cruise Controll, electric mirrors, electric heated mirrors, ABS, Servo, Electric seats, heated seats. The fuel consumption varies from 3,5 km/l to 12,12 km/l. Average 10 km/l mixed driving. This translates to 28,6L/100km to 8,25L/100km 10L/100km

Pros: Fast, reliable, comfortable, built quality

Cons: Fuel consumption, price of spareparts

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
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My Third Car My Panza Tank! — really relaxing ride, but not as fast as it looks, heavy car, but looked the part at the time

Pros: makes you feel at bit special (at the time)

Cons: none

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr HatchbackReview
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Heaps Of Fun In A Big Passage — my first and my favourite... rear wheel drive, 2.8 litre straight six celica supra xx so much fun, always starts. drives extremely well, really good road feeling, turns on a dime, hugs corner unless you on purpose slide the arse out :-) then its even more fun

Pros: lots of fun, classic 80's styling

Cons: rust. its old now. goes through petrol fairly quick

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1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr Hatchback Review
bionicneck says:
vs1986 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback
1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr Hatchback winning categories:
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 1986 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback worse.
"Just a bit more room, not much"
Would Buy Ranked 1986 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"Drive one. Enough said."

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2022 Toyota Supra Reviews

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This car is great it has great handling it has great performance. Since I had a BMW m3 2021 I’m very familiar with the BMW cars. This car checks all the boxes and very underrated Read More

2021 Toyota Supra Reviews

Review By carlos

Great car the b58 engine with 8 speed transmission and the driving dynamics makes it great. Read More

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Fun to drive, easy to park and drive on crowded streets. Handles well at speed, lots of acceleration. Read More

2020 Toyota Supra Reviews

Review By Chabelle

i love it so far and like im speechless. Read More

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Too expensive! Interior not 100% leather! A set of golf clubs will not fit! Read More

1998 Toyota Supra Reviews

Review By nickidea

Amazing looking car, can’t wait to be able to purchase one in the future Read More

Awesome By Judy

just an all round great car fast and furious end off!!! racing the looks the speed the thrill no understeer no oversteer if driving the right way.... this car is so fun fun to drive i love this car... Read More

1997 Toyota Supra Reviews

Supra Blue By claudiomm95993

This was The Car for 1997, nice, reliable, and fun to drive. but when it brakes down you better have a back up plan cause parts for this car more likely have to be order, and parts can be expensive Read More

Most Impressive Dream Car Ever Built. By Aveste99

This is the most fun you will have driving. The raw power of the engine will throw you back into your seat. These are rare and iconic sports cars that should be pampered. Toyota knows how to build ... Read More

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