Jalopnik: Four Super Cheap Alternatives To The Crazy Expensive MKIV Toyota Supra

“Drift in the City:” Another Incredible Supra Video out of Russia

Another incredible video from @kabargin.drift out of Russia.

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First time in Russia, St. Petersburg, professional drift driver Sergey Kabargin shows amazing drift in the city.

Insane Corvette Z06 vs Supra Snow Battle

via 1320 Video

Two car you’d likely not find racing through snow! They’re going surprisingly fast in that snow, and completely SIDEWAYS!

or click: Insane Corvette Z06 vs Supra Snow Battle


Is It Possible to Import a JDM MKIV Toyota Supra Turbo to the US?

via importavehicle.com

by Sean Morris

I just received this email question – “I was wondering if importing an JDM Mk4 Toyota Supra turbo would be possible to the US.”

The first thing I assume when someone says import, viagra is that they want to legally import and be able to drive a car. Anything can be temporarily imported, but has to be exported within a certain amount of time. 

So, the first place to look, is on the NHTSA list of approved vehicles. http://www.nhtsa.gov/cars/rules/import/elig101012c.pdf . Looking though that PDF, no the Toyota Supra is not on the list. Of particular importance for something like a JDM Toyota Supra, is that the vehicle is right hand drive(RHD).

All eligibility numbers are for left-hand drive motor vehicles except where the initials “RHD,” signifying right-hand drive, appear in the model type column. While there is no specific restriction on importing a right-hand drive vehicle, these may not be imported under eligibility decisions based on the existence of substantially similar U.S.-certified left-hand drive vehicles. Our experience has shown that the safety performance of right-hand drive vehicles is not necessarily the same as that of apparently similar left-hand drive vehicles offered for sale in this country. However, we will consider the vehicles “substantially similar” if the manufacturer advises us that the right-hand drive vehicle would perform the same as the U.S.-certified left-hand drive vehicle in dynamic crash tests. Absent such a showing, the RI would have to demonstrate (through a petition) that the vehicle, when modified, would comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards, including those for which dynamic crash testing is prescribed.

That more or less says that you may need to crash test a right hand drive car. Unless Toyota says the right hand drive car and left hand drive car would preform the same in crash tests, they would want an RI to do their own dynamic testing. Toyota has nothing to win, everything to lose on a statement like this. So its unlikely of them agreeing with the statement. 
Some information on the Toyota Supra from Wikipedia. 

Again using subframe, suspension and drivetrain assemblies from the Z30 Soarer (Lexus SC300/400), test model pre-production started in December 1992 with 20 models,[14] and official mass production began in April 1993.[14] The new Supra was completely redesigned, with rounded body styling and featured two new engines: a naturally aspirated Toyota 2JZ-GE producing 220 hp (164 kW; 223 PS) at 5800 rpm and 210 lb·ft (280 N·m) at 4800 rpm of torque and a twin turbocharged Toyota 2JZ-GTE making 276 hp (206 kW; 280 PS) and 318 lb·ft (431 N·m) of torque for the Japanese version.
1993–1993.5 Mark IV Supra introduced with 2,997 cc (2.997 L; 182.9 cu in) turbo (2JZ-GTE) or non-turbo (2JZ-GE) DOHC engine.

1996 – Turbo only available with automatic transmission owing to OBD2 certification requirements. Targa roof standard on all turbo models.

1997 – Manual transmission available on turbo models. Restyled front bumper and grey (instead of black) taillight surrounds. Restyled headlights, now black on the inside with chrome rings (all chrome previously) and a clearer lens. All 1997 labeled as 15th Anniversary model. New grey dash panels to replace the previous black. Japanese production stopped in September.

1998 – Slight restyling of interior. 3-spoke steering wheel introduced. Slightly updated seat design (headrest is no longer separate) VVT-i on non-turbo models which increased power. Turbos not available in states that require California emissions.

1999 – Export of Mark IV Supra halted in the U.S., production in Japan continues.

2002 – Production of Mark IV Supra halts.
Since the Supra was first mass produced starting in April 1993, it will be over 21 years old and EPA exempt in 2014. Over 25 years old and NHTSA exempt in 2018.

That is the long answer. The short answer is – 


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TX2K14: Supra Nationals Begins in 14 Days!




Click the link for details: http://tx2k.com/

If you’re not attending this year, you’re missing out.  But MKIV.com will be providing live updates on both the website and Facebook page.

TX2K History

This annual gathering of horsepower-aholics began in 1999 in Houston with a few dozen cars attending. The first sponsor was MVP Motorsports (www.mvpmotorsports.com) and the event was actually named “The Supra Nationals” to celebrate Toyota’s iconic sports car and the main type of car that attended. Over the years the event has grown incredibly and now encompasses five days showcasing several events. If you like fast cars, then this is the event for you.

Supra Slideshow: A Few Supra Videos From Around the Internet

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Here are a few Supra Slideshow Videos from around YouTube.
If you  know of a great photo slideshow, post it in the comments or on the FaceBook page.

The first two here are from MKIV member:  Alvaro Davila
They are two slideshows of his brother’s Supra along with a few other cars.

The rest of these I found on youtube.
Let me know if there are other’s you’ve found!



And a few from around the Internet:

Obsessing Over the Supra Search! AHHHHHH!

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Have you done this?

The search for a MKIV Supra can be completely consuming.  I am looking for another low-mile Supra to put next to THIS ONE and it is completely consuming me.
Im checking the forums, eBay, classifieds sites – everywhere – about every 2 hours.
Have you been in this boat?

Have you totally obsessed over the search?
Why is it, when we’re ready to pull the trigger, that all the Supras that fit our criteria vanish?
Now that I’m seriously looking, I can’t find a single car that fits what I want.

Have you been totally consumed by the search to where it dominates your thoughts for the entire day?
Is it because the supply of cars that we’d be proud to own is diminishing??  Or are Supra lovers, by nature, obsessive and crazy? 🙂

I’d love to hear about your obsession in the comments or on the FACEBOOK PAGE

Please make me feel normal 🙂


Favorite Supra Picture? Show MKIV.com Yours!

We all have a favorite Supra image stored on our computer/laptop/tablet.
For some of us, this image is our background.

I know, like me, the members of MKIV.com have a huge folder of Supra photos on their computer – and they always go back to
a select 4 or 5 that are their all time favorites.

To keep this short…

I want to see what your favorite all time MKIV Supra photo is.
It’s easiest to reply via Facebook — so visit the MKIV.com Facebook page (linked on the right sidebar).

It can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/OfficialMKIV

If you haven’t joined – please do and then show us your favorite image ever.
You can also link a photo in the comments section.

I’m eager to see what photo(s) are your obsessions!

I have one that I’ve always liked – it’s a bone stock QS that I used to own:


– Aron