A red 1991 Toyota MR2
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A $5000 1991 Toyota MR2 Is Cheap Mid-Engine RWD Fun

Today, the 86 is Toyota’s cheapest sports car. And, as it was in the 80s, 90s, and early 00s, the Supra is one rung above it. However, Toyota once offered another affordable sports car: the MR2. The 3rd-gen MR2 Spyder is something of a bargain Lotus, and the 1st-gen tangoed with the Pontiac Fiero. The …

Red 1983 Pontiac Fiero
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Mid-Engine Cars You Can Actually Afford

The idea of a mid-engine car can be intimidating and fun to a lot of car owners who really love having an enjoyable driving experience. When a car has an engine placed between the axels, or more commonly behind the driver and passenger, it affects the car’s balance distribution and handling, usually in a positive …

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Forgotten But Affordable 1990s Two-Seaters

Many households have more than one car. Sometimes that additional car or two is for fun weekend driving or events. For those, often, a two-seater fits the “fun” requirement. Inevitably, the search will begin for an affordable one to purchase that is fondly remembered from the recent past. So, what two-seaters are out there from …

A red Toyota MR2 Spyder parked next to a picturesque countryside.
Cars

Is The Toyota MR2 The Inexpensive Sports Car You Can Daily?

The Toyota MR2 Spyder could be one of the most underrated sports cars on the used-car market. It may not be the most attractive looking car ever, and it’s certainly no Lotus, though many people could debate that it’s a more affordable version of the Elise, the MR2 is still a surprisingly good purchase. Like …

First Generation Toyota MR2
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Throwback: Toyota MR2

In the early 1980s, the United States automotive industry was in a period where new smog controls had been enacted by the government, and fuel efficiency was king. In response, in late 1984, the Toyota MR2 entered the small, affordable, fun, fuel-efficient sports car space.  Toyota MR2 Introduction The MR2 was a small, sporty, mid-engined, fuel-efficient, two-seater car with …