THE TOYOTA MR2, which made its British &but at the NEC, is a stylish two-seater sports car using the Corolla engine / transaxle mounted amidships. Performance details are presentlY unavailable but with 122 bhp from the four-cylinder, 16-valve, 1,587 cc engine, and a weight of 2,149 lb, thc car should bean the 125+ mph bracket with acceleration to match.
The MR2 has a five-speed all-synchromesh gearbox, independent suspension on all four wheels, and servo-assisted discs all round. ventilated at the front.
March 17th is currently scheduled fbr the car’s launch in Britain hot the price has ye, to be finalised. Tlpt will depend on the strength of sterling against the yen.