1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo Feature

1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo Feature

The Case Of The Missing MR2


After an Evil Knievel–style street racing crash, Ryan Dandurand’s MR2 went into hiding during its lengthy rebuild.

Story by David Pratte. Photos by Amee Reehal


The second-generation Toyota MR2 had a decade-long production run (from 1989 to 1999), and yet somehow it remains one of the more underappreciated Japanese sports cars of the ’90s. You just don’t see many Mister-2s on the street these days, not that the roads are cluttered with Supras and Celicas, either. Time marches on, and the GT-86 (Scion FR-S) is Toyota’s new sports car poster child, but there’s still a dedicated fan base out there who’ve kept the ’90s turbo Toyota torch burning bright as they wrench on their beloved SW20’s fire-breathing 3S-GTE engine. [...]


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